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The Sustainability handbook

Author: Blackburn, William R. Publisher: Earthscan, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 803 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781844074952Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic, and Environmental Responsibility Table of Contents Acknowledgments...................................................................... ix About the Author ...................................................................... xi Introduction and Executive Summary ................................. xiii Chapter 1 Addressing the Confusion About Sustainability: The Typical Executive View..................................................... 1 Chapter 2 Determining Scope: An Operational Definition of Sustainability ..................................................................................................... 17 Chapter 3 The Value of Sustainability: Why Bother?............................ 33 Chapter 4 Building an SOS: The Key Elements and Basic Structure ............................................................................... 123 Chapter 5 SOS Standards: The Roadmap for Change .......................... 163 Chapter 6 Strategic Planning for Focused Sustainability Improvement 189 Chapter 7 Selecting Goals and Indicators............................................. 225 Chapter 8 Bringing Sustainability to the Front Line: Deployment, Integration, and Alignment ................................................... 257 Chapter 9 Data Systems, Auditing, and Other Monitoring and Accountability Mechanisms ................................................. 281 Chapter 10 Transparent Sustainability Reporting ................................. 309 Chapter 11 Stakeholder Engagement; The Role of NGOs..................... 373 Chapter 12 Approach to Sustainability for Small and Struggling Companies ............................................................................ 419 Chapter 13 Approach to Sustainability for NGOs ................................. 431 Chapter 14 Approach to Sustainability for Governmental Organizations ....................................................................... 441 Chapter 15 Approach to Sustainability for Colleges and Universities.. 477 Chapter 16 Keeping the Initiative Alive: Making the SOS Sustainable 543 Appendices Appendix 1 Summary of Sustainability Trends....................................... 551 Appendix 2 Sustainability-Related Codes of Organizational Behavior ............................................................................... 647 Appendix 3 Sustainability-Related Management System Standards . ... 687 Appendix 4 Planning Forms for Assessing and Prioritizing Sustainability Risks and Opportunities ............................... 703 Appendix 5 Method for Calculating Savings and Cost Avoidance for Baxter's Environmental Financial Statement ...................... 709 Appendix 6 Examples of Sustainability Issues for Various Functional Groups .................................................................................. 713 Appendix 7 Examples of Sustainability Metrics ..................................... 725 Appendix 8 Sustainability Resources for Universities ............................ 751 Acronyms................................................................................. 779 Index ........................................................................................ 789

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