Contents--> Leadership : greening from the top -- Audits : measuring where you are -- The plan : implementing your sustainability vision -- Metrics : if you can measure it, you can manage it -- Design : making it sustainable from the start -- Facility : making your workplace green -- Energy : using renewable energy, energy audits, and conservation -- Carbon : quantifying and reducing your carbon footprint -- Purchasing : using your dollar to save the planet -- Reduce : getting to net zero emissions and releases -- Waste : turning an environmental problem into a business opportunity.
The small city of Ithaca, New York has embraced the sustainability revolution with incredible enthusiasm. Presents creative and successful initiatives based on cooperation, local production, environmental stewardship and social justice.
3-volume set that spans the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns to public policy and community action. Volumes are: environment and ecology, business and economics, and equity and fairness. Each volume provides authoritative but accessible coverage of basic concepts and terms, as well as policy initiatives, controversies, and future trends.