Complete List of Links for the Environmental Mentoring Topic Hub™ -
Total Number of Links: 24
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Abstract: A unique public-private partnership that demonstrates environmental leadership and gives opportunities for businesses and communities to obtain environmental mentoring through interaction with other members.
Source: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Emerging Role of Associations as Mentors
Abstract: Discusses different opportunities and examples of associations that have provided mentorship to members and non-members.
Environmental Mentoring, Business to Business, Peer to Peer [PDF]
Abstract: Summary of findings from a roundtable meeting (6/20/02, Boise, Idaho), to share strategies, ideas, and learnings on a variety of mentoring programs in the Pacific Northwest.
Source: Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Environmental Mentoring: Benefits, Challenges & Opportunities
Abstract: Report examines six mentoring programs that have appeared to be beneficial and improved environmental performance.
Get the Most Out of Mentor-Protege Programs
Hard Copy Publication - This article shows benefits for all when a big company mentors a small company, and discusses the role of the mentor in honing the small business, along with marketing, engineering, and other technical skills. Example programs and successes included.
Source: Shelley, S., & Rogers, D., Chemical Engineering, 104 (4), 127-132
Going Green, Upstream: The Promise of Supply Chain Environmental Management
Abstract: Study on supply chain principles and examples. Supply chains offer opportunities for mentoring.
Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships For Learning (2nd Edition)
Abstract: Instructional book on understanding one-on-one mentoring and learning concepts applicable to mentoring. Includes specific examples. An e-course is offered on this topic at http://www.iti4training.com/mentors/
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Author: Bell, Chip
Mentoring Handbook - A Guide to Environmental Mentoring for Companies, Nonprofits & Regulators
Abstract: This guidebook offers strategies, examples, and important aspects of different types of environmental mentoring.
Source: National Environmental Education and Training Foundation and Greenbiz Publications
Putting Mentoring to Work for Your Company
Abstract: Makes a case for business mentoring, especially to small and medium-sized businesses. Presents several case studies on business mentoring.
Standardizing Excellence: Working with Smaller Businesses to Implement Environmental Management Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Provides ideas and recommendations to inform and guide organizations involved in or interested in EMS assistance.
Source: National Environmental Education and Training Foundation
Tips For Successful Environmental Mentoring
Abstract: Fourteen succinct and important tips for designing and carrying out an environmental mentoring program.
Case study/success story
Abstract: Although geared toward entrepeneurs, the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), assists small businesses. Click on "client successes" for case study examples.
Source: U.S. Small Buisiness Administration
Mentoring Program Enhances Safety - Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania [PDF]
Abstract: An industrial mutual aid group is mentoring small businesses in Lehigh Valley area in complying with environment, safety and health regulations and providing a safe work place. The group will work with 278 valley companies that manufacture, use, or handle chemicals.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste
Peer Exchange - Rebuild America
Abstract: Sample projects from SEI, the coordinator of the Peer Exchange portion of the Department of Energy's Rebuild America program.
Source: Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI)
Abstract: A briefing on mentoring; what is it, why do it, and how. Case studies provided.
Abstract: Gives expert advice, tools, and case studies to maximize benefits of mentoring such as employee productivity and meeting organizational needs. Also includes tips on evaluating effectiveness of mentoring.
Source: Murray, Margo. Wiley Europe (Publisher)
Mentoring for Change
Abstract: Although not specific to environmental issues, this site offers a model and for mentoring and coaching.
Source: Dr. Mike Turner
Partnering with Vendors: Supplier Workshops for Mutual Gain
Abstract: (For purchase) Booklet explains how to hold a supplier workshop with first tier suppliers to uncover ways of improving environmental/cost/quality performance across organizations.
Source: Axis Performance Advisors, Inc.
The Natural Step (TNS) in Australia
Abstract: The Australia TNS has a personal learning course in which TNS implementers “tutor” others in implementing this standard for sustainability.
Source: The Natural Step Environmental Institute Australia
Abstract: A dynamic approach to coaching leaders using a four-phase methodology, promotes a healthy coach-client relationship and effects change.
Source: Author: Mary O'Neill
Abstract: Proceedings summarize discussions on examples of business mentoring initiatives, what works and doesn't, measuring success, building a program, what small-to-medium sized businesses need, and financing.
Abstract: Hosts mentor members willing to provide voluntary assistance and experienced insight to another member on pollution prevention (P2) subjects and related environmental issues. Mentors serve as apeer-to-peer resource for business, industry, and others. Sea
Source: Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Oregon Natural Step Network (Portland, OR)
Abstract: Supports organizations interested in using The Natural Step framework for sustainability and has a peer learning group network and a "sustainability coach" contracted through the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Source: Oregon Natural Step Network (Portland, OR)
Public Entity Environmental Management System Resource Center (The PEER Center)
Abstract: The PEER Center provides EMS guidance, tools, and training, and links you to real-life mentors, technical assistance, and problem-solving strategies.
Source: U.S Environmental Protection Agency