Summary of The Green Business Guide

A One Stop Resource for Businesses of All Shapes and Sizes to Implement Eco-Friendly Policies, Programs, and Practices

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The Green Business Guide book summary
Consumers want to do business with companies that act responsibly. Here’s how to walk the green walk and talk the green talk.


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The threats to the planet from greenhouse gas emissions and other forms of pollution and resource depletion are clear. The question is, what is your company doing about it? More and more, consumers look to businesses to take the lead in eco-friendly practices. If you’re ready to make your company greener – because it is the right thing to do and because it is good for your bottom line and customer approval – getAbstract recommends Glenn Bachman’s detailed, hands-on, indispensable reference. He lays out the issues to consider, from packaging to water management to reusable waste to renewable energy. This is not light reading, but it thoroughly addresses the subject and will prepare you to implement your own eco-efficiency plans.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What values guide a green organization
  • How to set up an energy management plan
  • How to reduce, reuse and recycle throughout your enterprise


Your Company’s Place in the Big Green Picture
Consumers, stockholders and regulators hold companies accountable for the environmental impact of their business practices. The planet can no longer afford rampant resource use, unrestricted emissions and excessive waste. As people deplete ...
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About the Author

Glenn Bachman, a management consultant with 30 years of experience, is president of Raven Business Group in Massachusetts.

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