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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Reasons to Measure Environmental Performance
Developing a Measurement System
Opportunities
Calculators and Tools
Where To Go for P2 Help
Complete List of Links

Keywords:
Air monitoring / Air quality / Air quality management / Annual reports / Auditing / Benchmarking (Management) / Chemical tracking / Compliance / Cost savings / Economic analysis / Efficiency / Emissions / Energy consumption / Environmental health / Environmental management / Environmental modeling / Environmental monitoring / Greenhouse gases / Incentives / Life cycle assessment / Materials / Measurement / Quality / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Reporting / Risk assessment / Risk communication / Risk factors / Safety measures / Toxicity / Waste / Waste management / Water quality


Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Adapting Your Accounting Practices to Triple Bottom Line Reporting
Abstract: This article provides insight on improving accounting practices implimented by professionals. Triple bottom line reporting provides challenges, yet enables management to meet corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
Source: greenbiz.com
URL: http://www.greenbiz.com/research/report/2005/02/08/adapting-
your-accounting-practices-triple-bottom-line-reporting

American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
Abstract: Supported by 500 companies, government organizations & institutions, works worldwide to improve productivity and quality, and covers corporate measurement. Offer training, tools, publications, and some free resources.
Source: American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
URL: http://www.apqc.org/

Carbon Footprint Calculator
Abstract: This carbon footprint calculator is intended to provide users with a planning-level greenhouse gas emissions inventory to assist in prioritizing and implementing reduction strategies. It is intended primarily for use by Seattle-area businesses interested in benchmarking and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The tool allows you to estimate greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions for your company by entering data about your business activities focused on four areas that tend to have significant greenhouse gas impacts: transportation, energy use, materials purchasing, and waste generation.
Source: City of Seattle
URL: http://www.seattle.gov/archive/climate/

Environmental Performance Institute (EPI)
Abstract: EPI offers training, and works closely with government officials, non-governmental advocacy groups and private business to develop partnerships and implement cost-effective strategies for environmental results
Source: Environmental Performance Institute (EPI)
URL: http://www.performanceweb.org/en/

National P2 Results Data System
Abstract: P2Rx centers all offer regional modules to record pollution prevention activity and outcome measures. The goal is to provide an efficient and effective way for analyzing and presenting results of P2 efforts for regions and the entire country.
Source: The Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/measurement/

Oregon Water Quality Index
Abstract: Uses Total Maximum Daily Limit (TMDL) and other monitored water data to calculate an index that describes river water quality in Oregon.
Source: Oregon State Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.or.us/lab/wqm/wqimain.htm

Pollution Prevention 1997: A National Progress Report
Abstract: Chapter 7, "Measuring Environmental Performance", discusses the emerging framework for measuring prevention, how to measure program effectiveness, pollution prevented, and related achievements.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/p2_97/

Small Business Environmental Home Page
Abstract: Offers performance measurement tools and success stories.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency and Concurrent Technologies Corporation
URL: http://www.smallbiz-enviroweb.org/Compliance/demoprojects.as
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