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Street Smart Sustainability

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Street Smart Sustainability by David Mager
Paperback $16.95
Nov 01, 2010 | ISBN 9781605094656

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Praise

“This is essential reading for any business leader—and anyone who wants to become one.”
—Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz.com, and author of Strategies for the Green Economy

“A GPS for steering your business in a green and profitable direction way ahead of the curve with insight, innovation, integrity, and passion.”
—Paulette Mae Cole, CEO and Creative Director, ABC Carpet and Home

“This book makes the path to sustainability feel truly achievable.”
—Eileen Fisher, Chief Creative Officer, Eileen Fisher, Inc.

“No one has tried harder to quantify ‘good beyond profit.’”
—John Stossel, Fox news correspondent

“Provides an essential outline and all the creative new ideas to make any business greener.”
—Denise Hamler, Director, Green Business Network of Green America

Table Of Contents

Letter from the Editor of the Social Venture
Network Series
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1 Leadership–Greening from the Top
Chapter 2 Audits–Measuring Where You Are
Chapter 3 The Plan–Implementing Your Sustainability Vision
Chapter 4 Metrics–If You Can Measure It, You Can Manage It
Chapter 5 Design–Making It Sustainable from the Start
Chapter 6 Facility–Making Your Workplace Green
Chapter 7 Energy–Using Renewable Energy, Energy Audits, and Conservation
Chapter 8 Carbon–Quantifying and Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
Chapter 9 Purchasing–Using Your Dollar To Save The Planet
Chapter 10 Reduce–Getting To Net Zero Emissions and Releases
Chapter 11 Waste–Turning an Environmental Problem into a Business Solution
Afterword
Resource A Employee Questionnaire and Cover letter
Resource B Audit Protocol
Resource C ISO 14000 Summary
Resource D Input/Output Mass Balance Analysis
Resource E Life Cycle Analysis Matrix
Resource F Energy Source Calculator
Resource G Carbon Footprint Calculator
Resource H Vendor Questionnaire
Index
About Social Venture Network
About the Authors
About the Book

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