Breakout Session 21: Sustainability Community Session -- Six Sigma for Sustainability

Breakout Session 21: Sustainability Community Session -- Six Sigma for Sustainability


November 2011

Moderator: Jim Boyle, President and CEO, Sustainability Roundtable Inc. Speaker: Dan Probst, Chairman, Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle Based on the book Six Sigma for Sustainability, co-written by Six Sigma Black Belts and LEED Accredited Professionals, this session reveals how to use the power of Six Sigma to develop and implement enterprise-wide environmental sustainability initiatives. Learn how structured process improvement approaches such as program governance, project charters, measurement systems, risk assessment, and program design support environmentally sound business practices. Real-world examples are discussed that demonstrate how specific problems can be solved using Six Sigma tools. Key Takeaways ? Developing the business case for necessary investments in sustainability ? Sustainability leadership and the collaborative management model ? Identifying critical drivers of success at the corporate, program, and project levels ? Sustainability measurement and reporting ? Designing a change management strategy and leveraging teams ? Managing corporate real estate portfolios in compliance with green initiatives ? Case studies that show how to use Six Sigma methodologies to improve sustainability functions ? Design for Six Sigma--using the House of Quality and other essential design tools ? Stakeholder management--best practices for driving adoption of high quality solutions

Keywords: Atlanta Summit 2011, Six Sigma, Green, Environment, Business Requirements, Measurement, Management

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