Environmental Planning Articles

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How to plan hydropower stations for the future

by SciDev.Net  (Sep. 3, 2014)

The hydropower plants of tomorrow won’t only produce energy. Constructing dams will also provide new drinking water sources, irrigation for crops, and new waterways for transport. In the words of most of the scientists here at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, they will be ‘multipurpose’. This means that each plant ...

Noise at Work: Easier Noise Assessment & Control

by Focus Health and Safety  (Sep. 1, 2014)

The Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre (INVC) Ltd has made its latest Digital Noise Assessment Template Available to all delegates who attend aFocus Health and Safety IOSH noise course. INVC have been providing a highly specialised acoustic consultancy service to a broad range of industries since 1985. They also deliver Noise at Work Risk ...

Saint-Gobain 2012 sustainable development review - case study

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 21, 2014)

An interactive and up-to-date review of Saint-Gobain’s progress towards its roadmap targets.  The client Saint-Gobain is a world leader in the design, production and distribution of construction materials, with brands such as Jewson, Graham and British Gypsum. The challenge For the third consecutive year, IMS Consulting was ...

Jewson Sustainable Development Review 2013

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 20, 2014)

Jewson Sustainable Development Review 2013 The client Jewson has over 600 branches around the UK and is a Saint-Gobain brand so it’s part of one of the largest construction businesses in the world - designing, manufacturing and distributing construction materials, and delivering innovative products and services ...

United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) –Sustainable Building Climate Initiative (SBCI) ‘Greening the Building Supply Chain’ report

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 20, 2014)

United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) –Sustainable Building Climate Initiative (SBCI)  ‘Greening the Building Supply Chain’ report The client United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative ...

A Market Led Strategy - UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) - Case Study

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 20, 2014)

A market led strategy - UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) Engagement for strategic development The client The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) UK-GBC is dedicated to driving sustainability in the built environment, delivering education and training to organisations, advocating views to government, promoting best practice, and providing both ...

UNEP Report ‘Greening the building Supply Chain'

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 20, 2014)

UNEP Report ‘Greening the building Supply Chain’ Recently released, the United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) ‘Greening the Building Supply Chain’ report aims to tackle the sector’s oversized environmental footprint. There remains a relative lack of ...

Stormwater runoff quality in correlation to land use and land cover development in Yongin, South Korea

by IWA Publishing  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Stormwater runoff quality is sensitive to land use and land cover (LULC) change. It is difficult to understand their relationship in predicting the pollution potential and developing watershed management practices to eliminate or reduce the pollution risk. In this study, the relationship between LULC change and stormwater runoff quality in two ...

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

Why is this initiative necessary? Almost one half of the EU's final energy consumption and extracted materials, and about one third of water consumption, is related to the construction and occupancy of buildings. The sector also generates about one third of all waste. This results in major environmental impacts. These impacts are the combined ...

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 ...

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