1st Edition

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




ISBN 9781909293274
Published December 26, 2012 by Routledge
119 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

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 challenges, (2) an example of a business making a profit by sustainability problem, (3) an exercise challenging the reader to identify business solutions and (4) clear, simple takeaways.The book is structured around the world’s most accepted guidelines for sustainability reporting, the Global Reporting Initiative.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Occam’s razor and sustainability reporting2. The environment: Challenges, examples and opportunities3. The economy: Challenges, examples and opportunities4. Our society: Challenges, examples and opportunities5. Products: Challenges, examples and opportunities6. Human rights: Challenges, examples, and opportunities7. Labor practices and decent work: Challenges, examples and opportunities8. Conclusion: You get what you measureReferences

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