Sustainability resources and information sources
The following information sources are recommended for further information:
Harvard Business Review on Green Business Strategy,
The Business Guide to Sustainability, Earthscan, 2006
The Triple Bottom Line, Jossey-Bass (John Wiley &Sons), 2006
Green Business, Schiffer Publishing, 2006
Greening Your Business—A Primer for Smaller Companies (article), Green Business Network, 2001
Strategy and Society: The Link Between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility (article), Harvard Business Review, 2006
Green Business %%MDASSML%% a good source of information on what other businesses are doing.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) -
California Climate Action Registry %%MDASSML%% its sister, the Carbon Registry, is a new GHG registry that serves all of North America.
Chicago Climate Exchange %%MDASSML%% the world’s first and North America’s only voluntary, legally binding integrated trading system to reduce emissions of all six major greenhouse gases (GHGs), with offset projects worldwide
The State of Green Business 2008 %%MDASSML%%
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.