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You Can't Market Manure at Lunchtime: And Other Lessons from the Food Industry for Creating a More Sustainable Company

You Can't Market Manure at Lunchtime: And Other Lessons from the Food Industry for Creating a More Sustainable Company

ISBN: 9781647825676
  • Author: Ganzler
  • Condition: New
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Five invaluable lessons for integrating sustainability into your business, from a leader who's done it for thirty years.

Did the title of this book get your attention? Good. Because as silly as it is, the idea behind it is serious, earnest, and authentic: you can't become a sustainable operation if you're doing the right things in the wrong place, or at the wrong time.

So how do you know how to become more sustainable? Many businesses are in the dark about how to actually do better for the planet and people in the supply chain while growing their margin. Consumers and critics often think that a company could be more sustainable if it would just spend more, if executives would just flip some sustainability switch. But Maisie Ganzler knows there's not simply one switch. There are dozens of them, and they need flipping every day. The complexities of national and even global supply chains, competing priorities, and the challenge of messaging make authentically greening a company much harder than just writing a bigger check.

But it can be done, and Ganzler will show you how with her five big lessons from three decades of successes and failures leading a $2 billion corporation toward a more sustainable future. Join Ganzler as she takes you to pig farms and boardrooms, factories and farmers markets, teaching you not only how to operate more sustainably but also how to get the credit you deserve for doing it.

No matter your industry, Ganzler's stories from the front lines in the food business will inspire and educate you on what it takes to get sustainability right.

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