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The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide
Article Type: Books and resources From: Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Volume 19, Issue 3.
William R. BlackburnEarthscanLondonOctober 2007812 pagesISBN 1844074951£49.95
At over 800 pages, this comprehensive book is an useful source of reference for every organization in pursuit of sustainability. The book covers many challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and other organizations, and provides a blueprint on how to reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It also includes summaries of sustainability codes, offers a host of practical approaches and tools including a model sustainability policy for organizations, summaries, tips on selecting sustainability codes, an extensive collection of metrics and a wealth of supplementary reference material.