Using a Facilitated Workshop Method To Jump-Start Implementing Sustainability Initiatives

PWC_logo.gifOur second 3P Case Study is on the Facilitated Workshop Aproach to Sustainability Management. Janice Nietzel and Sarah Feinstein suggest that conducting workshops on sustainability within organizations is a great way to jump-start sustainability improvements.
The authors of this paper, both MBA students at the Presidio School of Management, held a one-day Eco-efficiency Brainstorming Workshop, focused on reducing resource consumption, energy use, pollution, and wastes at an international consumer products Midwest manufacturing plant. In the study, they reference the process used and results obtained in order to demonstrate their findings. It’s well worth a read.

The case study can be downloaded here in PDF format.

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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