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A Resource for Getting to Green

September 23, 2015

A good friend, Tim Delaney, who is Executive Director of the National Council of Nonprofits, gave me a book, Govern Green, by Peter A. Soyka. Mr. Soyka is a sustainability management consultant in the Washington, DC area and has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors.  He is also the author of Creating a Sustainable Organization, which is aimed at corporations.  Both books are worth adding to your team’s collection of resources.  

What attracts me to his writings in Govern Green is the crucial role that leadership plays in a successful sustainability initiative.  GWG has written before about how teams can generate top leadership support and utilize the value and cost-benefit of many greening activities to the bottom line to persuade top leadership that sustainability should be a key business strategy.  This is true for government as well as the private and non-profit sectors.  Read more.

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