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Climb the Green Ladder. Make Your Company and Career More Sustainable

  • ID: 1241875
  • Book
  • November 2009
  • Region: Global
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Want to make your workplace more sustainable, get ahead in your career and make your company more successful?

Climb the Green Ladder will show you how.

"Climb the Green Ladder does exactly what it says on the cover. It provides the tools and the inspiration to get you and your company to the top." – Bonnie Nixon, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Hewlett Packard

"If you want to do good business while being a good business, read Climb the Green Ladder. It′s a walking the talk type of book,with signposts and directions, to help you make change happen." – Charlie Browne, UK Corporate Environment Manager, IKEA

"The business leader of the 21st century needs to be fluent in green. Climb the Green Ladder delivers tangible insights, useful to everyone from entry–level to the boardroom, on how to navigate this rapidly maturing business discipline." – Dave Stangis, Vice President, CSR & Sustainability, Campbell Soup Company

"If you want to do more than simply make a living, Climb the Green Ladder will help you forge a path to a satisfying and worthwhile career. This intelligent, action–oriented guide gives you the tools to make good, green choices – every business day." – Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz.com, and author of Strategies for the Green Economy

"The question is no longer why we need to be sustainable or green – but how do we change business behaviour. With this book, you will no longer need to ask." – Tensie Whelan, President, Rainforest Alliance

"Brilliant! Climb the Green Ladder can help you move from idea to action. This practical ′how to′ guide and the real world case studies it contains will send you along a path of real change and success – for your company and yourself." – Seth Farbman, Senior Partner, Worldwide Managing Director, Ogilvy & Mather

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Chapter 1 Why we need that Green Ladder.

Chapter 2 Get the mindset.

Chapter 3 Make the business case.

Chapter 4 Get your colleagues on side.

Chapter 5 Have two–way conversations.

Chapter 6 Work together.

Chapter 7 Make it part of the culture.

Chapter 8 Conclusion: climb that ladder.

Appendix 1 Who can help.

Appendix 2 Climb the Green Ladder research.



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Amy V. Fetzer
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