ESRC Training Series - Developing an Action Plan



Recorded on May 1, 2018

Duration: 59 minutes

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) delivered a training series of webinars intended to enhance business operations through applied sustainability strategies.

This four-part webinar series provides insight on making the business case for environmental sustainability, identifying the building blocks of a systematic approach for success and provides examples and resources to help turn actions into outcomes.

The “Developing an Action Plan” webinar focuses on utilizing an action plan to stay on target and achieve success.

Topics include:

  • Ensuring a systematic approach
  • Key aspects of a successful plan
  • Monitoring progress
  • Success story presentations
  • Tools and resources
  • Technical assistance available


View this Webinar on the ESRC YouTube Channel

View the ESRC Sustainable Business Training Series YouTube playlist.

Presentation Info


Lissa McCracken, Executive Director
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Cheryl Eakle, Senior Sustainability Engineer
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Mark Toda, Senior Sustainability Engineer
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Tricia Clark, Business Account Manager
Mitcheltree Brothers Logging (Pennsylvania)

Andrew Krelie, Environmental Division Director
U.S. Navy Fleet Readiness Center East (North Carolina)



[00:01] Introduction

[02:03] Action Planning

[12:35] Company Spotlight – Mitcheltree Brothers Logging & Lumber, Inc., Pennsylvania

[19:23] Questions & Answers – Mitcheltree

[24:03] Company Spotlight – U.S. Navy Fleet Readiness Center East, North Carolina

[37:10] Questions & Answers – FRC East

[45:46] Tools and Resources

[57:42] Wrap-up

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
OECD Sustainable Manufacturing Toolkit [PDF]


ENERGY STAR – Energy Tracking Tool


ENERGY STAR – Guidelines for Energy Management [PDF]


ENERGY STAR – Energy Management Assessment Matrix


Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)


State/Local Technical Assistance Providers