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e-Books on Green Productivity
(Free download for personal use)

 
icon book Eco-products Directory 2011pdf
©APO 2011, ISBN: 92-833-7099-6
icon book Training Manual on Energy Efficiency for Small and Medium Enterprises
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7084-8
icon book Eco-products Directory 2010
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7089-9

Japanese version available here.pdf
icon book Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Estimation and Reduction
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7086-4
icon book Green Tourism Certification Manual
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7076-7
icon book Biomass as Fuel in Small Boilers
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7078-3
icon book Eco-products Directory 2009
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7077-5
icon book The RoHS Manual for SMEs
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7073-2
Green Productivity and Green Supply Chain Manual
© Asian Productivity Organization, 2008
ISBN: 92-833-7070-8
Working Manual on Energy Auditing in Industries
© Asian Productivity Organization, 2008
ISBN: 92-833-7069-4
Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption
© Asian Productivity Organization, 2008
ISBN: 92-833-7066-X
Green Productivity and Integrated Community Development: The Vietnam Experience
APO DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS IN VIETNAM 1998-2003
© Asian Productivity Organization, 2006
ISBN: 92-833-7044-9

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B2B Cooperation on E2Commerce
Report of the APO Forum on B2B Cooperation on “E2Commerce” (Electronic-Eco-Commerce)
Republic of China, 20-24 November 2001

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Asia-Pacific Water Resources Management Challenges
Proceedings of APO International Symposium on Water Resources Management and Green Productivity,
Singapore, 7-9 October 2003 (03-EV-GE-SYP-01)

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Eco-Products Directory 2006: For Sustainable Production and Consumption
©APO ISBN: 92-833-7052-X
This Eco-products Directory 2006 is a revised edition following the 2005 format but including newly incorporated information on eco-services and more product information from companies known for their concern for the global environment.

Click here to download the whole book. (15.8Mb)
Download book parts in PDF format below.
Part I. Background Foreword
Introduction
Background of the Eco-products Directory 2006
What are Eco-materials, Eco-components, Eco-products and Eco-services?
Classification of Categories
Development of Eco-materials, Eco-products, and Eco-services in Japan
Eco-design and eco-products in the Asia-Pacific region
Related Organizations List
Part II. Database Eco-materials
Eco-components
Eco-products
Eco-services
Company List
Greening on the Go: A Pocket Guide to Green Productivity
©APO ISBN: 92-833-70457
Based on the original Train the Trainer Manual for Green Productivity. Lynn Johannson of Canada was commissioned by the APO to produce this pocket guide as a user friendly tool.

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APO Handbook on Green Productivity
©APO, 2nd Printing, ISBN: 92-833-7046-5
The content for this handbook originated in the Asian Productivity Organization's (APO) Training Manual on Green Productivity as the Manual for 5-Day Training Program.
The APO developed Green Productivity (GP) as a strategy to leverage the power of productivity in order to improve the quality of our environment. GP can foster the creative exchange between people to:
achieve a better quality of life for all,
support social justice and fairness for citizenry, and
enhance prosperity for their enterprises.

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Eco-Products Directory 2005: For Sustainable Production and Consumption
©APO ISBN: 92-833-7042-2
This Eco-products Directory 2005 is a revised edition following the 2004 format but including newly incorporated information on eco-services and more product information from companies known for their concern for the global environment.

Click here to download the whole book. (6.54Mb)
Download book parts in PDF format below.
Part I. Background Foreword
Introduction
Background of the Eco-products Database
Eco-materials, Eco-components, Eco-products, and Eco-services -- What are they ?
Categories
Development of Eco-materials, Eco-products, and Eco-services in Japan
Related Organizations List
Company List
Part II. Database Eco-materials
Eco-components
Eco-products A
Eco-products B
Eco-services
GP Demonstration Projects in Asia 1995-1999
©APO ISBN 92-833-2278-9
This booklet compiles the success stories of APO's Demonstration Projects implemented in in the industrial sector in APO member countries during the period 1995-1999.
International Symposium of GP in Industrial Estates in Penang
This is the compilation of the proceedings of The international Symposium on Management of Industrial Estates through Green Productivity (GP) that took place in Penang, Malaysia, from 19 to 21 September 2000.
Green Productivity Practices: In Select Industry Sectors
©APO ISBN 92-833-2289-4
This book is a Report of the survey on Green Productivity practices in select Industry Sector in the member APO countries.
Greening Supply Chain: Enhancing Competitiveness Through Green Productivity
©APO ISBN 92-833-2290-8
This book give an account of the proceedings of  the Top Forum on Enhancing Competitiveness through Green Productivity held in the Republic of China , 25-27 May, 2000
Green Productivity: Integrated Community Development For Poverty Alleviation
APO Demonstration Projects in Vietnam

©APO ISBN 92-833-2330-0
This booklet compiles the success stories of APO's Green Productivity-Integrated Community Development for poverty alleviation demonstration projects implemented in 11 communities in Vietnam
Biogas: A GP Option For Community Development
©APO ISBN 92-833-7027-9
This book is a practical manual for installing biogas as a GP option in community development.
Special Publication on the occasion of World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002
The APO has prepared a special publication on the occasion of the World Summit on Sustainability Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa. This is the official statement of the APO on this occasion.
Achieving Higher Productivity Through GP
©APO ISBN 92-833-7028-7
The  Training  Materials are the culmination of the efforts of many GP experts from  the  region over the past few years. These materials have so far been used in   many  of  the  APO's  multi-country  workshops  and  by  the  national productivity  organizations  (NPOs)  in their in-country GP programs.

 

A Measurement Guide to Green Productivity
©APO ISBN 92-833-7014-7
50 Powerful Tools to Grow Your Triple Bottomline
Linking Green Productivity to Ecotourism :  Experiences in the Asia–Pacific Region
©APO ISBN 92-833-2299-1
To commemorate this International Year of Ecotourism, the APO is pleased to present this book . This book will provide the readers with a valuable resource on the eco-tourism-related information from the APO member countries and will help in further promotion of eco-tourism in the region.
Green Productivity Training Manual
©APO ISBN 92-833-2350-5
This manual is not only act a source of reference materials for the trainers, but also provides the step-by-step methodology for entrepreneurs, especially SMEs, in strengthening their efforts to tackle environmental issues and problems.
Survey of Green Purchasing and Procurement
A detailed survey of Green Purchasing and Procuring activities in Japan , Republic of China, Republic of Korea and Malaysia