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The Sustainability Maturity Curve

by PE International AG  (Nov. 20, 2014)

For businesses, sustainability is not a destination, but a continuous journey. To help companies and managers to understand the topic and why they should be interested in it, PE International uses the concept of the sustainability maturity curve. It’s a concept that emerged through discussions at our Product Sustainability Round Table back ...

Nutrition Labels for Products

by ASTM International  (Oct. 16, 2014)

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as more sustainable. Here’s how to get it done. You know your product is environmentally friendly. It’s more sustainable because your company has reduced resource use and improved the product’s recyclability. There’s a way to ...

Get the Lead Out - Standards Aid in RoHS Compliance

by ASTM International  (Nov. 6, 2014)

RoHS, the seminal European sustainability directive, and others like it challenge manufacturers to eliminate hazardous substances in their products. With RoHS compliance deadlines ongoing through at least the next five years, and more to come from other regions and nations, ASTM Committee F40 is helping companies with testing standards and other ...

Achieving exemplary compliance case study

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: A major integrated oil company retained the services of Antea Group to manage environmental liability at a bulk storage and distribution facility that supplies gasoline, diesel fuel and other refined petroleum product to Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.  The property presented a series of unique challenges including multiple ...

Providing compliance training programs case study

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: In August 2007, as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published guidelines that specify training requirements for three classes of Underground Storage Tank (UST) operators - A, B and C. Each state must implement these EPA guidelines by developing state-specific training ...

Managing Global EHS Compliance case study

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Challenge: Facing the challenges of operating in an international regulatory environment, a global technology company was seeking a consultant to manage its EHS compliance program across 40 countries located throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Program objectives included ensuring compliance with local EHS ...

Restoring environmental flow: buy-back costs and pollution-dilution as a compliance with water quality standards

by IWA Publishing  (Oct. 20, 2014)

An important challenge for policymakers worldwide is how to respond to increasing water demand while still assuring healthy ecosystems via ‘environmental flows’. In the case of Chile, increasing water demand and frequent water supply shortages are putting pressure on ecosystem water requirements. On the other hand, new ...

Focusing on environmental pressures from long‑distance transport

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 8, 2014)

The European Environment Agency's (EEA's) annual Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM) report presents an overview of transport demand and pressures from the sector on the environment, as well as selected related impacts and policy responses. The report makes use of the latest available data in order to assess key trends and overall ...

BJ’s Wholesale Club Stocks up on 3E’s Environmental Regulatory Compliance Solutions

by 3E Company  (Mar. 9, 2014)

Background Headquartered in Westborough, MA, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. is a leading operator of membership warehouse club stores in the Eastern United States. The Company currently operates over 200 clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida and employs more than 25,000 team members. Challenges As a large ...

J.M. Huber Corporation Relies on 3E Company to Author Compliant Multiple-language MSDSs

by 3E Company  (Mar. 9, 2014)

Background J.M. Huber Corporation is a diversified, multinational supplier of engineered materials, natural resources and technology-based services to customers spanning many industries, from paper and energy to plastics and construction. One of the largest family-owned companies in America, Huber is built on a tradition of strong customer ...

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