In their own words, leaders, managers, and employees from nine global companies explain how they are turning their visions into reality. Sustainability and human resources expert Jeana Wirtenberg describes how these companies are transforming challenges into opportunities by opening their minds to the megatrends that will define the future. The vast majority of today's CEOs consider sustainability essential to their company's success, yet most do not know how to embed it into their company and its culture. This book guides firms of all types and sizesafrom those organizations just starting their journey to sustainability, to those seeking to accelerate their positive impact on people, reduce their negative environmental impact, and improve their bottom line. Wirtenberg shows readers how extraordinary results are possible by engaging the hearts and minds of employees throughout the organization.37 The tool is on a user-friendly Excel spreadsheet and comprises a series of checklists regarding management ... air han- dling (HVAC); motors and pumps; boiler systems; chiller systems; electrical and on-site generation; lighting; ... The key areas of strategic focus include: ac Energy-, water-, and waste-reduction efforts at its plants ac Environmental and safety support for plant startups ac Maintenance andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet, and Profits in a New Green Economy|
|Author||:||Jeana Wirtenberg Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-01-27|