Part I: Foundation Concepts 1. Sustainability as a Strategic Issue 2. Change Agent/Sustainability Coordinator: How to Keep a Sustainability Effort on Track Part II: Sustainability by Industry Sector 3. Sustainability in Services and General Office Practices 4. Sustainability in Manufacturing and Product Design 5. Sustainability in Government Agencies Part III: Sustainability by Organizational Function 6. Senior Management: How to Lead the Sustainability Effort 7. Facilities: How to Save Energy and Water, Improve Productivity, and Reduce Waste 8. Human Resources: How to Support the Change Process, and Bolster Employee Commitment 9. Purchasing: How to Determine What to Buy, and How to Work with Suppliers 10. Information Technology: Making Electronics Part of the Solution, not Part of the Problem 11. Environmental Affairs: How to Support the Move Beyond Compliance and Eco-efficiencies to Sustainability 12. Marketing/Public Relations: Whether and How to Promote Your Sustainability Efforts 13. Accounting and Finance: How to Account for Environmental and Social Impacts
Darcy Hitchcock is an affiliate instructor at Case Western Reserve University, USA, and president of the sustainability consulting firm, AXIS Performance Advisors. She also teaches at Bainbridge Graduate Institute, USA, and the University of Oregon, USA. Marsha Willard is an adjunct instructor at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, USA, where she teaches in the MBA in Sustainable Business program. She is principal of AXIS Performance Advisors, and co-founded and helps manage the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.