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Doing Business in a New Climate: A Guide to Measuring, Reducing and Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By: Paul Lingl, Deborah Carlson and David Suzuki Foundation

83 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations

Earthscan

Paperback | Jan 2010 | #183167 | ISBN-13: 9781844079087
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Hardback | Jan 2010 | #183168 | ISBN-13: 9781844079070
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About this book

Around the world, a growing number of businesses are taking steps to reduce their climate impact by managing their greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, these businesses are discovering that effective greenhouse gas management can enhance their brands, motivate employees, increase operational efficiencies, and save money. This guide walks readers through the key activities that make up a greenhouse gas management program, including measuring, reducing, and offsetting emissions and developing a communications strategy around the program.


Contents

Introduction
Climate Change Impacts on the Economy

Part I: Getting Started: Planning for the Success of the GHG Management Program
Part II: Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Part III: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Part IV: Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Going Carbon Neutral
Part V: Communicating Effectively: Supporting the GHG Management Program
Part VI: Moving Forward and Overcoming Challenges

Conclusion

Additional Resources
Glossary
Endnotes

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Biography

The David Suzuki Foundation is committed to protecting the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future.

Paul Lingl has been developing climate change solutions at the David Suzuki Foundation since 2001, and has advised businesses, governments, and major event organizers. He has also worked for a number of leading green businesses in Canada.

Deborah Carlson has worked at the David Suzuki Foundation since 2006 developing greenhouse gas management strategies for businesses and other organizations. Previously she practiced law in Vancouver and Geneva.

Lingl and Carlson have also co-authored "Meeting the Challenge, A Carbon Neutral 2010 Winter Games Discussion Paper", which was commissioned by the organizers of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

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