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|Main Title||Greening your business : a hands-on guide to creating a successful and sustainable business /|
|Subjects||Industrial management--Environmental aspects--United States ; Business enterprises--Environmental aspects--United States ; Sustainable development ; Social responsibility of business|
|Collation||320 pages : forms ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The challenge of sustainable business -- Why green business? -- Green business concepts -- Green business tools -- The path to greening your business -- Green business energy use -- Green business water use -- Green business waste and recycling -- Green business travel and transportation -- Green business office equipment and computing -- Green business supply chains and purchasing -- Green business building design -- Green product and service design -- Green business eco-labeling and certification -- Environmental management systems -- Green business sustainability reporting -- U.S. environmental regulations -- Preparing your green business plan. In the next few years, energy and carbon restraints will affect every small and medium-sized business owner. This hands-on guide shows entrepreneurs how to save energy, materials, and money by reducing their businesses' impact on the Earth. Unlike any other similar books, this book provides a step-by-step and hands-on approach to analyzing any businesses' operations and developing detailed plans to make those operations much more efficient and energy conscious while increasing the bottom line.