Environmental Management Systems Articles

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ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

by SGS  (Jul. 10, 2014)

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it does give an indication on what might be included in the final version of the standard planned to be published in ...

Paper and film laminates company has legislative compliance wrapped using online expertise

by Cedrec Information Systems Ltd,  (Mar. 25, 2014)

A leading manufacturer of high-quality, high performance self-adhesive label materials for product and information labelling has improved H&S and environmental compliance after turning to online specialists Cedrec for expertise and production of a new legal register. UPM Raflatac brought in Cedrec to produce a register following a BSI audit ...

Water markets as a response to scarcity

by IWA Publishing  (Jul. 30, 2014)

Existing water governance systems are proving to be quite ineffective in managing water scarcity, creating severe risk for many aspects of our societies and economies. Water markets are a relatively new and increasingly popular tool in the fight against growing water scarcity. They make a voluntary exchange possible between interested buyers and ...

Occupational and industrial safety case study

by EFI Global, Inc.  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Service performed: Health and safety management system design Summary: EFI Global worked closely with a global manufacturer of wool fiberglass and foam insulation to develop a Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) for its 13 U.S. facilities. Development of the HSMS required in-depth understanding of the plant’s operations, corporate ...

Regulatory compliance case study

by EFI Global, Inc.  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Service performed: Developed a Task Notification System (TNS) for 11 facilities in the U.S. Summary: As a proud partner of a leading manufacturing of glass, our experts have provided ongoing environmental support services since 2004, with particular focus on environmental compliance and ongoing management of recurring environmental tasks. In ...

Lafarge Cement In-Company Integrated Lead Auditor Training

by LRQA Limited  (Jun. 23, 2014)

Lafarge required a programme to train their lead auditor team in cross-function auditing for ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems. In particular, how they integrate with each other and the links, differences and similarities between all three systems.  Based around its own Integrated Management Systems, the initial focus ...

Events organisers committed to green - case study

by NCC Environmental Services (Pty) Ltd  (Jun. 4, 2014)

Stillwater Sport and Entertainment approached NCC in 2009 to assist with writing up an Environemental Management Plan for the ProNutro African Xtrail. Stillwater Sport and Entertainment, a leader in the event management and brand activation industry, strives for bigger, better green events with the endorsement and assistance of NCC Environmental ...

Case study: custom precision mechanics components manufacturing

by Watman Ltd.  (Jun. 4, 2014)

Ojala Group’s (owned by Flextronics) mission is to build, maintain and develop mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with customers within the telecommunications, electrical and electronics industries as well as the automation and control industries. Ojala Group is committed to constantly satisfying its customers' changing needs thereby ...

From factory to farm – industry opportunities for surplus food

by SugaRich  (May 19, 2014)

Food waste management is a common topic in the industry, as manufacturers and retailers strive to improve their environmental compliance and, ultimately, their profitability. But in line with the increasingly popular concept of the circular economy, specialist surplus food recycler SugaRich is working with producers and stores, large and small, to ...

The reverse logistics as an environmental tool integrated to environmental management system for an effective management of solid industrial waste

by Inderscience Publishers  (Apr. 28, 2014)

This work is a study that delimited areas such as environmental management and reverse logistics. It aims at demonstrating the possibility of integrating these processes within organisational environment, to prove that ran this way, they turn the management of industrial generated solid waste more effective and it will mitigate the negative ...

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