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Sustainable Energy Options for Business

Sustainable Energy Options for Business

1st Edition

Philip Wolfe
March 21, 2013

The major environmental impact of most businesses derives from energy usage. The upside of this is that using energy more responsibly improves profitability. A business’s cheapest unit of energy is also the one which is least damaging to the planet: the unit you don't use.There are many ways to...

Adapting to Climate Change: 2.0 Enterprise Risk Management

Adapting to Climate Change: 2.0 Enterprise Risk Management

1st Edition

Mark Trexler, Laura Kosloff
March 16, 2013

Most companies do not yet recognize what it means to adapt to future climate change, and do not yet see it as a business priority. Adapting to Climate Change tackles two key questions facing decision makers: 1) Is adaptation worth it to me? and 2) If it is worth it, can I really tackle it? If a...

How Gamification Can Help Your Business Engage in Sustainability

How Gamification Can Help Your Business Engage in Sustainability

1st Edition

Paula Owen
March 03, 2013

Virtually unknown just a few years ago, gamification is fast emerging as a user engagement and behaviour change tool that succeeds where other tactics and strategies have failed. It's the new "business tech trend to watch", and is already being tested in a diverse range of sectors.Not only useful...

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs: Competitive Advantage Through Transparency

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs: Competitive Advantage Through Transparency

1st Edition

Elaine Cohen
January 30, 2013

Sustainability reporting can help companies make more money. Sustainability Reporting for SMEs shows you how. Reporting, done well, requires a company to make public a set of promises that bind the company to its sustainability commitments. By adopting a transparent approach to both business...

REDD+ and Business Sustainability: A Guide to Reversing Deforestation for Forward Thinking Companies

REDD+ and Business Sustainability: A Guide to Reversing Deforestation for Forward Thinking Companies

1st Edition

Brian McFarland
January 30, 2013

This book provides a detailed look at REDD+ business case studies and best practice and highlights the future of REDD+ in providing a promising mechanism for financing forest conservation while increasing the sustainability and profitability of forward-thinking companies. How can sustainability...

Sustainability in the Public Sector: An Essential Briefing for Stakeholders

Sustainability in the Public Sector: An Essential Briefing for Stakeholders

1st Edition

Sonja Powell
January 15, 2013

Sustainability in the Public Sector provides a quick-start guide for a wide variety of public sector stakeholders, equipping them with knowledge of both the sustainable development challenges and the political backdrop to this agenda.This guide: uncovers the history of the term "sustainable...

How to Account for Sustainability: A Simple Guide to Measuring and Managing

How to Account for Sustainability: A Simple Guide to Measuring and Managing

1st Edition

Laura Musikanski
December 19, 2012

Learn how to measure, manage and account for sustainability in your business in clear, simple and feasible steps.This book takes you from concept to innovation and back to action items for all aspects of sustainability. Each chapter has four sections: (1) a specific description of sustainability...

Making the Most of Standards: The Sustainability Professional's Guide

Making the Most of Standards: The Sustainability Professional's Guide

1st Edition

Adrian Henriques
December 10, 2012

The world of corporate responsibility standards can seem large and confusing. With so many different standards, it is often bewildering. Sustainability standards feed into a broad spectrum of other standards and finding the appropriate standard for your organization's needs is vital. This short...

Full Product Transparency: Cutting the Fluff Out of Sustainability

Full Product Transparency: Cutting the Fluff Out of Sustainability

1st Edition

Ramon Arratia
November 27, 2012

This book outlines a path towards a more practical era for "corporate responsibility", where companies make real environmental gains based on hard facts, using lifecycle assessment (LCA) and environmental product declarations (EPDs).By the time you have finished this book you will be able to make...

The First 100 Days on the Job: How to plan, prioritize and build a sustainable organisation

The First 100 Days on the Job: How to plan, prioritize and build a sustainable organisation

1st Edition

Anne Augustine
November 01, 2012

The First 100 Days on the Job is for sustainability leaders – in organizations of any size or sector – who want to make an impact in their first one hundred days on the job, and set themselves up for long-term success. In the absence of complete and perfect information you will be...

How to Make Your Company a Recognized Sustainability Champion

How to Make Your Company a Recognized Sustainability Champion

1st Edition

Brendan May
November 01, 2012

Is it really worth the time and resources to make your company a recognized sustainability champion? And how on earth should you go about it? In this concise and practical book, Brendan May demonstrates why the companies that will be fit for purpose in 2020 are addressing sustainability now, and...

Promoting Sustainable Behaviour: A practical guide to what works

Promoting Sustainable Behaviour: A practical guide to what works

1st Edition

Adam Corner
November 01, 2012

Promoting sustainable behaviour is a critical part of society’s response to climate change. This short, practical book shows you how to build a sustainable behaviour campaign that works. There are more and less effective ways for businesses, NGOs and governments to encourage people to act in a more...

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