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The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

by Triplepundit  (May 15, 2015)

We all know climate change is happening. And we here at TriplePundit spend a lot of time making the business case for action. There are indeed many reasons for companies to respond to the threat. Those near the coast might face flooding, and those with production overseas could see disruption in supply. However, when it comes to reporting on this ...

5 Leading Drilling Waste Management Companies

by IWA Publishing  (May 8, 2015)

Drill cutting waste management as a separate niche has gained a lot of traction in recent times. This is true because post Shale Revolution, the hunt for oil and gas is on the rise and with it drilling waste disposal has become quite important. According to the American Petroleum institute, “Approximately 1.21 barrels of drilling waste is ...

EDGE Data Management Workflow and the Caltex NGP - Case Study

by EarthSoft, Inc  (Apr. 28, 2015)

Introduction Caltex National Gauging Program: bi-annual groundwater gauging at 701 Caltex properties across Australia for 3 years Driven by State regulatory compliance and contamination risk management Extremely large quantity of data required an innovative approach to data collection, standardisation and reporting Caltex operating EQuISfor ...

Risk-based approach to manage aging urban water main infrastructure

by IWA Publishing  (May 11, 2015)

The growing number of challenges in how to manage aging infrastructures, while maintaining a suitable level of service, have become major problems for many municipal water utility companies. As a result, municipalities are increasingly considering the concept of risk assessment and prioritization as the first and an important step that has to be ...

Compare, assess and decide with PLAN

by IWA Publishing  (May 8, 2015)

The infrastructure asset management (IAM) planning software application (PLAN) is a decision-support environment, developed under TRUST, which is providing organized assessment and comparison for any number of competing projects, solutions or alternative designs, which can be assessed and pitched against each other, both numerically as well as ...

Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: How the Food Sector is Managing Global Water Risks

by Ceres  (May 7, 2015)

In Feeding Ourselves Thirsty, Ceres takes a closer look at how the food sector is managing water risk. The report evaluates publicly available information on the water use, stewardship and policies of 37 major food sector companies in four industries: packaged food, beverage, meat and agricultural products. The report examines how water risks ...

Overview of climate change adaptation platforms in Europe

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (May 12, 2015)

The landscape for web-based adaptation platforms in Europe As adaptation policy progresses in Europe, it is increasingly important that people have access to relevant and high-quality information. This information can be used to support the development and implementation of national and transnational adaptation strategies and plans as well as the ...

Low Oil Prices Create Opportunity for Forward-Thinking Upstream Companies

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (May 21, 2015)

The oil industry has seen many booms and busts in its history, and it’s common in times of low oil prices for companies to face significant pressure to cut spending. This can lead to production slowdowns, decommissioned rigs, layoffs and other cuts with similar far-reaching consequences. It can even lead to unsafe working conditions if the ...

Integrated frameworks for assessing and managing health risks in the context of managed aquifer recharge with river water

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (May 8, 2015)

Integrated assessment and management of water resources for the supply of potable water is increasingly important in light of projected water scarcity in many parts of the world. This paper develops frameworks for regional‐level waterborne human health risk assessment of chemical and microbiological contamination to aid water management, ...

Concerns Related to Environmental Hazards

by Soldata Ltd  (May 2, 2015)

Environmental site assessment assists the commercial developers to know any existing or the potential environmental Hazards or the liabilities seen in exact property. Well every commercial developer needs guarantee that their money is well invested. It works only through environmental monitoring assessment report that generally looks at physical ...

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