Submitted by Environmental Law Institute
February 13, 2007- The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to announce the publication of a new book that explains how corporations, government agencies, colleges, non-profits, and other organizations can achieve true sustainability in their operations. The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibility by William R. Blackburn provides a blueprint for how organizations of all sizes can reach or exceed economic, social, and environmental excellence. The 800-page handbook offers a wide variety of practical approaches and tools for structuring, planning, and executing sustainability initiatives. It includes:
William Blackburn has worked in the area of corporate sustainability for several decades and is a popular lecturer on the topic. He successfully led sustainability initiatives within a major global corporation and continues to provide guidance on the topic to companies, universities, governments, standards bodies and non-profit firms around the world.
A sample of advance praise from leading practitioners from all sectors:
Senior Director, Environment, Health & Safety Strategies and Outreach
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Dennis J. Aigner
Professor of Economics
Paul Merage School of Business
University of California, Irvine
Former Dean, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara
Senior Fellow, Tellus Institute
Co-Founder and former CEO, Global Reporting Initiative
Co-Founder & Director, Corporation 20/20
The Sustainability Handbook is available for purchase on the ELI website.
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