Green-Steam Mapping: Using Lean Techniques to Go Green
Green-Steam Mapping is a systematic process or road map that employs lean techniques for achieving environmental sustainability in a way that improves an organziation’s bottom line as well as its overall health and sustainability. Based on the highly successfully lean philosophy and framework, going green can be applied to any organization, in any industry. Green-Steam Mapping focuses specifically on environmental wastes. As lean encourages a shift in thinking to the customer’s point of view, Green-Steam Mapping encourages a shift in thinking to the environmental point of view. As with lean initiatives, it’s all about eliminating waste and making the best use of processes and resources Fills the need for a systematic and actionable process or roadmap to going green Seven Areas of Focus based upon the International Standard of Sustainability Reporting: Energy, Water, Materials, Garbage, Travel/Transportation, Emissions and Effluents, and Biodiversity.
- Authors / Editors:
- Wills and Brett
- Print ISSN:
- Dec. 2008