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Nonprofit guide to going green
Hart, Ted
Adult Nonfiction HF5413 .H374 2010

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ContentsPage
Foreword
Preface
Green Facts
About the Editors
Part I - Green Management
Chapter 1 - Raising Green By Being Green - Charity Fundraising
What is 'green fundraising' and why do it?
Greening Your Annual Fund/Direct Mail Program
Greening Your Grant Writing
Greening Your Fundraising Events
Greening Your Major/Planned Gifts Program
Conclusion
Chapter 2 - The Green Bottom-Line
Your Budget, Before and After Greening
Looking for Opportunities to Improve - The Green Audit
Green Buildings
Lighting
Heating and Cooling
Saving Money by Saving Water
Transportation
Meetings and Events
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Human Capital
Green Cleaning
Green Insurance
Clean Energy
Carbon Offsets
Green Printing
Green Bank
Green Computing
Green Offices
Promotion and Publicity
Conclusion
Chapter 3 - Developing a Green Management and Employee Plan
Developing a Green Management and Employee Plan, Overview
Phase One: Developing the Green Plan
Phase Two: Key Steps in the Implementation of the Green Plan the Launch
Phase Three: Ongoing Management and Improvement of the Plan
Conclusion
Chapter 4 - Creating Your Green Marketing and Communications Plan
Introduction
Green Marketing in the Corporate World
Green Marketing in the Environmental Movement
Greenwashing
Why Green Marketing and Communications Matter To Charities
Five Elements of Your Green Communications Plan
Outreach to Press
Thought Leadership
Partnerships
Online and Social Media
Taking Advantage of Opportunities
Communications and Public Policy
Whom to Talk to
Keeping Communication Open
Note of Caution - Public Officials
Case Study: Mother Jones
Magazine
Case Study: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
Introduction to the Appendices
Chapter 5 - reen Events
Yesterday and Today
Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Event Planning
Seven Steps to Best Practices in Greening Events
Case Study
Conclusion
Chapter 6 - reening Your Organization's Travel
Introduction
Carbon Neutral Travel
Green Travel Policies
Before Traveling
Learn About Your Destination
While Traveling
VolunTourism
Selecting a Green Travel Company
Sustainable Travel Award Winners
Conclusion
Part II - The Green Office
Chapter 7 - Building Green and Greening Your Building
Getting Started
Sustainable Building Design
Conclusion
Chapter 8 - Green Purchasing
Introduction
Green Labels - A Guidance to Green Products
Process of Certification
Green Labels in Use
Examples of green purchasing
Conclusion
Chapter 9 - Making the Move to Green Transportation
The Cost of Cars: An Environmental Toll
Subsidizing Mass Transit
Walking and Biking: The Scenic Route
Car Sharing: Surrendering Your Keys
Charging Around: The Electric Car Infrastructure
Your Fleet: Market-Available Green Cars and Trucks
How to Buy a Fleet Car
How to Use Incentives for Green Transportation
Driving Green
Fleet Management
Conclusion
Chapter 10 - Green Office Practices
Introduction
Green Strategy For The Office
Eco-friendly Furniture
Office Supplies
Electricity
Office Equipment and Operation of Equipment
Kitchen and Break Rooms
Bathrooms
Cleaning of the Office
Waste
Conclusion
Chapter 11 - Green Technology Solutions
Introduction
Energy Management
Waste Management
Conclusion
Part III - Environmentally Friendly
Chapter 12 - Being Green: Managing Chemical Use
Chemical Management Systems: Roles and Responsibilities
Principles of Good Chemical Management
Limiting and Controlling Chemical Hazards
Conclusion
Chapter 13 - Closing the Loop: Reducing, Re-using and Recycling
Introduction
Dealing with Waste
Reduce
Reuse
Recycle
Vendor and Source Assessment
Conclusion
Chapter 14 - Water-Wise Actions in a Warming World: Green Solutions to Help the Planet and Your Bottom Line
Introduction
Positive Actions and Impacts
Water-Wise Planning and Actions
Long-Term Planning, Education, and Outreach for a Greener, Water-Wise Organization
Conclusion
Chapter 15 - Green Energy for Your Nonprofit
Introduction to Clean Energy
Options for Purchasing Clean Energy Overview in the U.S
What is a Renewable Energy Credit (REC)?
Empowering Your Community to Switch To Clean Energy
Communicating Your Clean Energy Message
Conclusion
Chapter 16 - Advocacy for Green Nonprofits
Creating a Ripple Effect
ADVOCACY = FUNDRAISING
"501(c)...WHAT?"
Getting Started With Green Advocacy
Greener Advocacy Tools
Putting Together A Green Advocacy Team
Online Social Media As A Green Advocacy Tool
Types of Advocacy: Everyday, Grassroots and Grasstops
Conclusion
Part IV - Green Nonprofit Office Audit
Chapter 17 - Green Audit Nonprofit Office Audit
Greening the Nonprofit Office Audit
The Environmental Audit
Conclusion
Part V - Case Studies
Chapter 18 - IFAW's Green Initiative Case Study for Green Non-Profits
Introduction
Background
Rationale
Key Components to IFAW Green Initiative
IFAW's Carbon Offset Providers and their Projects
Chapter 19 - Connecting the Dots for Conard House Case Study
Greening Community Mental Health
Overview
Key Challenges
Solutions
Summary of Results
Key Success Factors
Conclusion
Chapter 20 - The Motivation for the Schizophrenia Society of Canada to become Green Case Study
The Organization
Schizophrenia Society Of Canada Rising Costs
Developing Policies and Control Methods
Implementing the Green Process
Messaging Across The Country
Scanning and File Tagging
Document Management
Banking and Payroll Management
Selling the Green Process at the National Level
Best Sustainable Business Practices
Overcoming the Negative Barriers
Focus on Future Sustainability
Think Outside the Box and on the Grass
Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, Realign = Reward
Appendix A - Resources and Bibliography
Resources
Bibliography
Appendix B - Instructions and Guides
Step-by-Step Instructions On Planning a Green Press Event
How to work with the media
Sample Media, Marketing and Communications Materials
Venue Green Assessment
Venue Best Practices Questionnaire
Venue: Landfill Diversion Objectives Questionnaire
Venue: Energy Usage and Conservation Questionnaire
Venue and CVB: Public Transportation Questionnaire
Venue: Public Water Usage and Conservation Questionnaire
Venue: Product Usage for Custodial and Maintenance
Venue Caterer: Product Usage Food, Beverage and Services Questionnaire
Vendor Green Assessment
Best Practices Guidelines for Events
Special Event Planners Best Practices Guidelines
Live Earth Wish List
(Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDF)
Certification Registration
Notes
Index


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