By Matthew John Franchetti, Defne Apul

''This booklet offers a technical and useful consultant to degree and reduce greenhouse gasoline emissions for any association, from production to carrier amenities. It serves as an updated resource of technical info concerning present and capability greenhouse gasoline emission minimization practices. offering a close framework, it outlines an evaluate approach that has been sophisticated over the last 5 years Read more...

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The concept of TBL places strong emphasis on the stakeholders of an organization versus the shareholders. Stakeholders are individuals, groups, or organizations that are influenced, either directly or indirectly, by the actions of the company or organization. The TBL concept adds social and environmental values to the traditional economic measures of an organization’s success. In terms of organizational decision making, the TBL concept moves beyond ranking alternatives based strictly on the financial bottom line and requires evaluating alternatives based on how they will impact the environment in terms of pollution, and how those alternatives will successfully integrate into the culture of the organization or community.

5 displays common metric system units for other measurements typically taken during the energy and carbon footprint analysis process. 5 Commonly Used Metric System Units and Symbols in Energy and Carbon Footprint Analysis Quantity Measured Unit Mass Temperature Volume Power Energy Time Length Concentration metric ton degree Celsius cubic meter kilowatt kilowatt-­hour second kilometer parts per million Symbol t ºC m3 kW kWh s km ppm References American Institute of Physics. 2011. The Greenhouse Gas Effect.

The “environmental” bottom line refers to sustainable environmental practices. This component focuses on living in harmony with the natural world and the elimination of harm to all aspects of the environment. It involves carefully managing its consumption of energy and nonrenewable resources and reducing manufacturing waste, as well as rendering waste less toxic before disposing of it in a safe and legal manner. The “social” measurement of TBL pertains to fair and beneficial business practices toward the labor force, the community, and the region in which a corporation conducts its business.

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