The Green to Gold Business Playbook: How to Implement Sustainability Practices for Bottom-Line Results in Every Business Function

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"Implement the green strategies outlined in Dan Esty's and AndrewWinston’s bestseller Green to Gold"

Hard-nosed business advice for gaining competitive advantagethrough sustainability action in buildings and operations,information technology, product design, sourcing, manufacturing,logistics and transportation, marketing, accounting, and other keybusiness functions

Whether you are a climate change skeptic or an environmentalist,sustainability issues cannot be ignored in today’s corporateworld.  With rising energy and natural resource costs,intensified regulations, investor pressures, and a growing demandfor environmentally friendly products, sustainability is no longeran option—it’s a business imperative.

Unlike many green business books, the Playbook skips theenvironmental ideology and deals exclusively with tools andstrategies that have been shown to cut costs, reduce risks, driverevenues, and build brand identity.

  • Builds on Dan Esty and Andrew Winston’s prizewinningGreen to Gold, which has become a business classic and astaple of management training across the world.
  • Shows in detail how each business function or department canachieve an eco-advantage over the competition
  • Offers frameworks, checklists, and action plans applicable toany business–big or small, in manufacturing or services

The Green to Gold Business Playbook gives you the toolsto make green work-and work profitably-for yourbusiness.

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Whether you are a climate-change skeptic or an ardentenvironmentalist, sustainability issues cannot be ignored intoday’s corporate world. With rising energy and naturalresource costs, intensified regulations, investor pressures, and agrowing demand for environmentally friendly products,sustainability is no longer an option—it’s a businessimperative.

Building on the bestselling book Green to Gold by DanEsty and Andrew Winston, The Green to Gold Business Playbooktells how to put sustainability considerations into practice forcompetitive advantage. While Green to Gold explained why everybusiness needs a sustainability strategy, the Playbook spells outhow to achieve an Eco-Advantage. This concrete guide shows the wayto sustainability for companies of any size in any industry.

Filled with essential tools and real-world examples, thePlaybook gives job-specific advice that can be readselectively or from cover to cover. Whether you’re a CEO or ateam leader, you’ll get step-by-step guidance on how to:

  • Cut costs and increase profit margins by driving greaterefficiencies in buildings and facilities, information technology,manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, and more
  • Grow revenues by designing and marketing environmentallysuperior goods and services that meet your customers’ desiresfor energy efficiency, reduced pollution, and healthierproducts
  • Build your brand and image by connecting with the values andrising expectations of consumers, employees, and other keystakeholders
  • Identify and reduce regulatory risks across your valuechain

Failing to stay on top of sustainability trends will hurt yourcompany. But implementing an Eco-Advantage strategy could vault youinto industry leadership with huge revenue gains and unmatchedcustomer loyalty. The Green to Gold Business Playbook willtell you everything about the how of sustainability. The onlyquestion you’ll have left is when.  

About the Author:

Daniel C. Esty is the coauthor of the sustainable businessbestseller Green to Gold. He is the Hillhouse Professor ofEnvironmental Law and Policy at Yale University and Director of theCenter for Business and the Environment at Yale. He served as asenior official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency andmore recently as an energy and environmental advisor to the Obamapresidential campaign and transition team. As Chairman of EstyEnvironmental Partners (www.EstyEP.com), he’sadvised CEOs across the world and designed strategies for 100+companies in dozens of industries.

P. J. Simmons is Chairman if the Corporate Eco Forum (www.ecoforum.com), a preeminentnetwork of senior Global 500 executives focused on sharing best and“next” practice in corporate sustainability and drivingecoinnovation. He has worked as a sustainability analyst,strategist, and bridge-builder for fifteen years; is founder of theWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’Environmental Change and Security Program; and was deputy chair forclimate and energy at the Clinton Global Initiative. P. J. is alife member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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