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The Complete Idiot’s Guide® To: Greening Your Business by Heather Gadonniex, Trish Riley

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Chapter 3. Steps to Make It Happen

In This Chapter

  • Develop a sustainability vision

  • Develop sustainability goals

  • Understand how to undertake a strategic process

  • Assess your current operations

  • Put together a strategic plan

This chapter will help you to develop a plan to make your business sustainable.

Visioning Your Green Business Reality

Now that you have the basic understanding of what sustainability means, why it is important, and what changes are arising in the marketplace, you need to determine how you want to integrate these concepts into your business. The first step in executing any sustainability initiative or program is to determine where you want to go. Create your vision and define your goals.

Starting with your vision ensures that you take a ...

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