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The Resource Making the Most of Standards : The Sustainability Professional's Guide

Making the Most of Standards : The Sustainability Professional's Guide

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Making the Most of Standards : The Sustainability Professional's Guide
Title
Making the Most of Standards
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The Sustainability Professional's Guide
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Language
eng
Summary
Sustainability standards feed into a broad spectrum of other standards and finding the appropriate standard for your organization's needs is vital.This short book includees a summary of the pros and cons of using standards, the variety of standards, a map showing how the most prominent standards relate to each other, a decision tree to help with choosing the right type of standard, and some tips for putting standards into practice
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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DoShorts
Series volume
v.1
Making the Most of Standards : The Sustainability Professional's Guide
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Making the Most of Standards : The Sustainability Professional's Guide
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Carrier category code
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Contents
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Abstract -- About the Author -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1 The Variety of Standards -- Who says so? -- What do they say? -- What are they about? -- How do you know? -- Is certifiability a good idea? -- Having parties -- Labels and initiatives -- Types of standard -- 2 Pros and Cons of Standards -- 3 A Map of Standards -- 4 Standards -- Fundamental standards -- Human rights -- Labour rights -- Broad spectrum standards -- Global Compact: Sustainability aspiration -- OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -- Organisational practice standards -- AA1000: Report assurance -- GRI: Reporting -- ISO 14001: Environmental management -- ISO 26000: Social responsibility -- Special purpose standards -- Fairtrade: Producers -- FSC: Wood -- PRI: Investment -- SA8000: Supply chain -- Voluntary Principles: Security -- 5 Decision time -- 6 Putting Standards into Practice -- Get involved before the standard even exists! -- Use the standard implementation process As an awareness-raising exercise -- Is the standard good enough? -- But it can be a slog -- How do you know the standard is making a difference? -- Ask your friends - and enemies -- Integrate the standard into the business strategy -- Do standards, but think stakeholders -- How do standards affect each other? -- Make a difference!
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (56 pages)
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Isbn
9781909293267
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rdamedia
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