How to Change the World

How to Change the World : A practical guide to successful environmental training

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How to Change the World is a complete, inspirational and practical toolkit for successful environmental training, underpinned by a unique and proven framework. This book is essential reading if you are setting up or delivering environmental training programmes.

Environmental training has measurable - and monetised - outcomes that improve the environment, create jobs, and grow profits. It is key to building a more sustainable economy and - in the process - solving some of the serious environmental issues facing humanity. A well-trained workforce is the key to ensure the responsible use of our planet's resources and How to Change the World delivers this training knowledge.

This book delivers:

a unique practical framework for successful environmental training how to build an effective business case to fund environmental training a proven methodology to measure the ROI of your programme inspirational case studies and templates that save time and money

This book is for environmental experts delivering training, the people who ask them to do it and the people who want it.



Are you:

looking for a way to assess if training is a solution to an environmental issue? struggling to build a business case strong enough to persuade your managers to fund an environmental training programme? realising you need to find a wider range of indicators to measure the social, cultural, environmental and financial outcomes from your training? searching for a robust methodology to measure the return on investment of your existing training programme? trying to find a template and case studies for an environmental training programme to help you save time and money as you build your own one? trying to find the training you need, but can't?

Then this is the book for you.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 13mm | 343g
  • Reading, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New revised
  • 6 Tables, black and white; 20 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1912184095
  • 9781912184095
  • 466,111

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More and more organisations are realising that now is the time to take sustainability seriously. But how do you shift from business as usual to business that contributes to a positive collective future? In this fully updated version of her guide to environmental training, Clare Feeney shows organisations a way in. The guide is packed with inspiring case-studies, lively writing and, best of all, a series of steps, tools and web-based resources to enable any organisation to improve its environmental performance. Clare's depth of experience and wisdom on good environmental practice and how to encourage people to commit to it shines through on every page.

Niki Harré, Professor, School of Psychology, University of Auckland, author of 'Psychology for a better world: Working with people to save the planet.'



At a time when evidence is coming thick and fast as to the environmental damage humans are inflicting on the planet to be able to sustain life, we need practical ways to respond. Adult learning and education, of which environmental education and training is a crucial part, are vital in our individual and collective responses. This manual supports trainers and educators to know what to do, while deepening their understandings of the root causes of the problem. I welcome warmly this very helpful resource and trust many will put it to urgent use!

Professor Emerita Shirley Walters, Adult and Continuing Education, University of the Western Cape, South Africa



I love the layout, principles, and your conversational style. This book is a gem and I'll spread the word.

Professor Mark Hostetler, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, IFAS, University of Florida
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