The Business Guide to Sustainability is a practical introduction to implementing a comprehensive sustainability strategy in any organization. Written by top business consultants, this useful book can be applied in both large and small enterprises. This edition shifts away from a discussion of CSR to focus more squarely on sustainability. It explores strategies for implementing sustainability in each of the functional areas of the corporation (accounting, HR, operations, etc.), while providing examples from a range of sectors, including manufacturing, services, and government. The book also includes the authorsa S-CORE assessment tool to help organizations determine whether they are on the right track, identify new opportunities, and assign accountability and responsibility. Brimming with interesting stories and examples, and covering new developments such as the emergence of BRICs and the effects of the Great Recession, this book will interest managers, business owners, and students for whom sustainability is a priority.For example, when Electrolux wanted to redesign their washing machines, they discovered that the biggest impacts of their ... This led them to develop the now- common front-loading machines that use a fraction of the amount of water and energy of ... For example the LG Styler, which uses beads, was announced in 2013.
|Title||:||The Business Guide to Sustainability|
|Author||:||Marsha Willard, Darcy Hitchcock|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-24|