Environmental Management Systems Articles

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Streamlining Global SDS Management in Six Easy Steps - White Paper

by 3E Company  (Mar. 16, 2015)

Managing global environmental health and safety (EH&S) information is a tightrope walk between many factors. There are several obstacles to consider when developing or evaluating a global strategy for compliant and efficient safety data sheet (SDS) management, including: changing - and sometimes conflicting - regulations (or lack thereof), ...

KMI to Unveil Next Generation of EHS Software Designed to Engage End Users at 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference

by Knowledge Management Innovations, Ltd. (KMI)  (Feb. 23, 2015)

TORONTO (February 23, 2015) — KMI, the leading provider of EHS Management Information Systems, announced that it will unveil version 5 (v5) of the KMI EHS Software Suite at the 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference. The biannual conference is the premier event for corporate EHS and sustainability leaders evaluating management ...

An applied research analysis of telework programmes as an environmentally friendly policy and a viable sustainability development leadership practice

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 23, 2015)

This article discusses telework as an environmentally friendly policy and its role as a convenient way for governments and businesses to encourage sustainable development leadership practices as effective employee retention and recruiting tools. Telework is a technological advancement, which allows employees to work in approximation to their home ...

Interoperability: the key for smart water management

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 4, 2015)

The integration of water processes with information and communication technologies systems offers huge opportunities in terms of efficiency gains, improved security, and overall sustainability. However, as this new field of water management – often denoted as ‘Smart Water Network’ (SWN) – is evolving, there are many ...

Aviation safety management systems

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 2, 2015)

The importance of a safety management system (SMS) is reinforced by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)'s 2009 mandate requiring its introduction. The post SMS implementation findings of an ICAO council member state highlighted the need for a timely and verifiable project management structure when instituting such change. The ...

Smart SUDS: recognising the multiple-benefit potential of sustainable surface water management systems

by IWA Publishing  (Jan. 30, 2015)

How can we make sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) smart? SUDS help us to manage surface water runoff from urban environments but they are capable of delivering much more. This paper looks beyond the water quantity and quality improvement functions of SUDS and investigates the multiple benefits that can be gained by implementing smart ...

Ecotoxicological thresholds – practical application to an industrial inventory

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Jan. 6, 2015)

The concept of Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTC), as a potentially useful tool in environmental risk assessment has been applied to an inventory of a home and personal care products company to derive a series of chemical class based ecoTTC values. Cationic chemicals of various types show notably higher toxicity than other classes and ...

Treating environmental crime like other crime

by Ensia  (Nov. 21, 2014)

The illegal exportation of waste throughout the European Union, the trafficking of endangered species, and surface-water pollution were all recognized in a report today by Eurojust, the European Union agency set up ...

Fate and effects of clothianidin in fields using conservation practices

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Nov. 7, 2014)

Despite the extensive use of the neonicotinoid insecticide clothianidin, and its known toxicity to beneficial insects like pollinators, little attention has been given to its fate under agricultural field conditions. The present study investigated the fate and toxicity of clothianidin applied every other year as a corn seed‐coating at two ...

4 Red Flags in an Environmental Management System Audit

by WasteStrategies  (Oct. 30, 2014)

Is your environmental management system working for you or are you working for it? An all-too-common approach to running an environmental management system (EMS) is a procedural, documentation-oriented approach where the mere existence of EMS procedures makes an organization falsely believe they have an effective program. In fact, this ...

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