The Sustainability Handbook

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Earthscan, 2007 - 822 pagine
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The Sustainability Handbook covers all the challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and other organizations. It provides a blueprint for how organizations can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It offers a host of practical approaches and tools including a model sustainability policy for organizations, summaries of sustainability codes and tips on selecting them, an extensive collection of metrics and a wealth of supplementary reference material. This is the essential reference for every organization in pursuit of sustainability.
  

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The Typical Executive View
1
An Operational Definition of Sustainability
17
Why Bother?
33
The Key Elements and Basic Structure
123
The Roadmap for Change
163
Chapter 6 Strategic Planning for Focused Sustainability Improvement
189
Chapter 7 Selecting Goals and Indicators
225
Deployment Integration and Alignment
257
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
Making the SOS Sustainable
543
Appendices
551
Acronyms
779

Chapter 9 Data Systems Auditing and Other Monitoring and Accountability Mechanisms
281
Chapter 10 Transparent Sustainability Reporting
309

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