Обложка книги Lean and Green: Profit for Your Workplace and the Environment

Lean and Green: Profit for Your Workplace and the Environment

ISBN: 1576751708; 9781576751701;
Издательство: Berrett-Koehler Pub

When it comes to believing that business can be profitable and environmentally sensitive, cynics abound on both sides. But in Lean and Green, Pamela Gordon proves that capitalism and environmentalism are not mutually exclusive?quite the contrary. She shows how "green" business practices enable organizations to save millions, even billions of dollars each year. Lean and Green chronicles over one hundred examples of how people in twenty different organizations around the world?from clerks, farmers, and city employees to chemists and executives?have strengthened environmental practices and the balance sheet. She details waste-saving, profit-building acts as basic as Linda Gee at LSI Logic digging out usable pre-worn shoe covers to wear in the clean room, and as broad as the city of Santa Monica paving residential streets with white top to reduce urban heat and increase surface longevity. Drawing on her background as a leading business consultant, Gordon shows readers...