Environmental Management Systems Articles

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Environmental indicator report 2014

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 20, 2014)

Across the world, there is growing recognition that the prevailing model of economic growth, grounded in ever-increasing resource use and pollutant emissions, cannot be sustained indefinitely. In the coming decades, with global population expected to increase to 9 billion people from 7.6 billion today, continued improvements in living standards ...

Green CSR practices: a European approach

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 30, 2014)

In their business strategy, companies incorporate their concerns on global environmental problems by setting their principles on sustainability with CSR. An in depth analysis will provide a general view of how European companies express their environmental concerns through green management. A comparative content analysis of European companies is ...

The development of corporate responsibility practices in Chinese petroleum enterprises

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 25, 2014)

There is a close relationship between health, safety and environment management system (HSE–MS) and corporate social responsibility (CSR). On the one hand, health, safety and environment are three major concerns of CSR. On the other hand, the establishment and implementation of HSE–MS is an important approach for enterprises to fulfil their social ...

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 ...

Assessing clustered SME practice towards environmental and social impact: a Bourdieusian approach

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are recognised as critical to local social and economic development. We explore the attitudes and practice of SMEs towards corporate responsibility/sustainability in a major ceramic tile manufacturing cluster, in Southwest China. The industry cluster offers a unique site for observing SME behaviour since ...

Capita TDS - Integrated - Case Study

by LRQA Limited  (Jun. 23, 2014)

Capita Total Document Solutions (CTDS) offer everything from simple archive storage of physical documentation to fully blown outsourced and web based document management solutions. Including an industry leading Electronic Mailroom service. When David Bellshaw joined CTDS in 2009 as Business Support Manager, the integrated management system in ...

Best practices for optimising energy efficiency in the hotel sector: case study in Rondônia, Brazil

by Inderscience Publishers  (Apr. 28, 2014)

Energy efficiency has become extremely important in recent decades. We can identify two factors leading to the search for energy efficiency. One of the factors is economic spending cuts and the other factor is a concern about environmental issues. Since 1968, with Club Rome, 92 in 2012 and Eco92 at Rio +20, these concerns have been intensified. ...

Transparent stakeholder engagement in practice: Lessons learned from applying comprehensive environmental assessment to research planning for nanomaterials

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Apr. 11, 2014)

As efforts to develop new applications of engineered nanoscale materials (ENMs) continue to grow, so too has interest in the environmental, health, and safety (EHS) implications of these materials. Yet, thorough evaluation and interpretation of such implications could require substantial resources (e.g., estimated as >$120 million per year in ...

Best Practices In Recycling

by Northstar Recycling  (Apr. 11, 2014)

Everybody wants to recycle more and landfill less. In addition to being the best thing for the environment, it can also improve your bottom line. Sustainability efforts have come a long way in recent years, but there are always opportunities to do better. Upgrading your recycling program can save your business a considerable amount in disposal ...

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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