Good to Green: Managing Business Risks and Opportunities in the Age of Environmental Awareness
The business world is undergoing dramatic change that is driven by tough new legislation, expanded market based incentives and increased consumer awareness of environmental issues (e.g., hazard ingredients in products, alternative energy, reduction in greenhouse gases). This is forcing companies to reassess the life cycle of their products and the efficiency of their supply chains. Environmental issues are becoming business critical. Good to Green provides the vital information, backed by case studies and examples, that gives progressive business leaders the strategic know-how to pro-actively manage environmental issues and realize the business benefits of going green.
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THE FUTURE OF TRADING
CHAPTER 7 TAKEAWAYS
A FRAMEWORK FOR DISCUSSION
EVOLUTION OF THE TALENT PROBLEM
SUSTAINABILITY AND HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
TYPES OF WORKERS
HR PROCESSES ON THE SUPPLY CHAIN
INNOVATE OR DIE
SCANNING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
KEY MARKET INFLUENCERS
METHODOLOGY FOR RISK AND OPPORTUNITIES ASSESSMENT
PUTTING ALL THE PIECES TOGETHER
CHAPTER 1 TAKEAWAYS
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SILOS
OWNERSHIP COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATION
IT TO THE RESCUE?
CHAPTER 2 TAKEAWAYS
FUNDAMENTALS OF ECODESIGN
THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT
ADAPT OR DIE
CHAPTER 3 TAKEAWAYS
WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING?
THE STATUS OF PUBLIC OPINION IN DIFFERENT REGIONS
WHAT IS GREEN MARKETING?
GREEN MARKETING CLAIMS
CHAPTER 4 TAKEAWAYS
SO WHAT? I JUST PAY A LITTLE FINE
ROLE OF GOVERNMENT LEGISLATIONPOLICIES
HOW ARE ORGANIZATIONS INFLUENCING SUPPLIERS?
EXAMPLES OF LOGISTICS OPTIMIZATION
CHAPTER 5 TAKEAWAYS
CONSERVATIONYOU MEAN WE HAVE TO BEHAVE LIKE EUROPEANS?
ENERGY VALUE CHAIN
GOVERNMENT INFLUENCE OR MEDDLING
SHOW ME THE MONEY
CHAPTER 6 TAKEAWAYS
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
EMISSIONS TRADING FOR DUMMIES
ABOUT CARBON MARKETS
INNOVATIONS RETURN ON INVESTMENT
CHAPTER 8 TAKEAWAYS
CHAPTER 9 TAKEAWAYS
PROHIBITIONS OF CHEMICALS IN PRODUCTS
REGISTRATION OF SUBSTANCES
LABELINGMSDS FOR PRODUCTS
ENERGY USAGE AND LABELING
FUEL EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE FUEL
PACKAGING MATERIAL AND AMOUNTS
CONSUMER PRODUCTS SAFETY INCLUDING DRUGSFOOD
RELEASES DURING PRODUCTION OF GOODS
GOVERNMENT GREEN PROCUREMENT
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