The ‘Green’ Office
A greener, more sustainable office means a lighter environmental footprint and a healthier, happier workplace, and is good for a company’s bottom line. It’s a win-win … why wait?
Jennifer Gerholdt is the Magazine PAPER Project coordinator at Co-op America, a not-for-profit membership organization that aims to harness economic power to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
MORE ON ‘GREEN’ PUBLISHING
Don’t miss the session “How You Can Improve Your Environmental Impact and Not Break the Bank” at the Publishing Business Conference and Expo (produced by Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines), March 10-12, 2008, in New York City. For more information, visit PublishingBusiness.com.
AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE ‘GREEN’ PUBLISHERS
SustainPrint.com—the Web site for environmental sustainability in printing and publishing, co-produced by Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines—has announced a call for nominations for its second-annual SustainPrint.com Awards. The awards recognize four publishers each year for their achievements in environmental sustainability. The “Newcomer of the Year” awards are given to one book and one magazine publishing company who have recently implemented significant environmental sustainability policies. The “Longtime Leader” awards recognize one book and one magazine publishing company who have a history of environmentally conscious publishing practices.
In 2007, the SustainPrint.com Awards recipients were: Random House, Lantern Books, Fast Company and the National Wildlife Federation.
Recipients are honored during a special reception at the Publishing Business Conference and Expo and featured in Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines, as well as on SustainPrint.com.
To nominate your publishing company or another company for the SustainPrint.com awards, e-mail the company’s name and a brief description of the company’s efforts in environmental sustainability to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “SustainPrint.com Awards Nomination.”