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    • Achieving your environmental and sustainability goals Greg Cunningham Limited Brands, Inc Mayor’s Green Team Green Business Committee
    • Introduction
      • There are many options for managing your environmental footprint.
      • You can engage outside support or do-it-yourself
      • These resources and programs can help you attain your environmental goals.
          • Columbus Green Spot
          • EPA Resources and Programs
    • Step 1 Determine what contributes to your environmental footprint
      • Things you purchase
        • Supplies, Raw materials, Components
      • Energy use
        • Operations, transportation
      • Water use
        • Landscaping, operations
      • Waste generated
        • Reduce – Reuse - Recycle
      • Facility impacts
        • Storm water, heat island effect
    • Step 2 Determine how much control you have over the issues Little control Great control
    • Step 3 Determine the risks and opportunities
      • Are there reputational risks involved?
      • Are there regulatory requirements now or expected the future?
      • Can we benefit as an organization?
        • Market opportunities
        • Cost savings
      • What do our employees and stakeholders expect?
    • Step 4 Select a program based on your needs
      • Degree of complexity
      • Technical support desired
      • Help in identifying activities
      • Commitments and goal setting
      • Opportunities for recognition
    • Green Spot
      • “ Making your home, business, or community group part of a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable Columbus”
      • Holistic in nature; requires commitments in several categories
        • Inform and engage; Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; Water Conservation and Protection; Energy Conservation; Travel Green
      • Easy to use, and provides menu of options for you to choose from
      • Annual report on your progress
      • Recognition for achievements
      • Individuals can participate
      • as well
    • EPA Resources and Programs
      • USEPA has resources and programs designed to assist organizations in improving their environmental performance
        • Agriculture
        • Air Quality
        • Energy Efficiency and Global Climate Change
        • Pollution Prevention
        • Product Labeling
        • Regulatory Innovation
        • Sector Programs
        • Technology
        • Transportation
        • Waste Management
        • Water
    • Limited Brands Partnerships
      • Smartway
      • Waste Wise
      • Climate Leaders
    • Waste Wise
      • Plan your program
        • Tools and recommendations for planning
      • Measure your progress
        • Data sources and calculators to measure benefits
      • Report your results
      • Announce your achievements
      • Get technical support
    • Smart Way
      • Assess your current performance
        • Yours or your service provider
      • Create an action plan
        • How are you going to improve?
      • Commit to improvements
        • Detailed goals
      • Report your progress
    • Climate Leaders
      • Develop a corporate-wide GHG inventory
      • Set aggressive GHG emissions reduction goal
      • Report inventory data annually and document progress toward goal
      • Achieve your long-term GHG reduction goal
      • Publicize your organization’s achievements through Climate Leaders
    • Conclusion
      • Getting started can be easy!
      • Use the resources that are available to develop and achieve your environmental sustainability goals