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How to Account for Sustainability

A Simple Guide to Measuring and Managing, 1st Edition

By Laura Musikanski

Routledge

119 pages

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Paperback: 9781909293274
pub: 2012-12-19
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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

About the Series

DoShorts

DōShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals, including a guide to the circular economy, the use of digital media in brand-builidng, integrated reporting, and how-to guides on producing a sustainability report, measuring a building's energy use, and valuing natural and social capital. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. We aim to make those 90 minutes deliver value on a par with an expert seminar or master class.

The collection includes practical how-to guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting edge developments in a wide range of fields.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS001000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / General
BUS003000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Auditing
BUS008000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics
BUS091000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Mathematics
BUS094000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Green Business