Manager Europe Articles

  • Facilities management development in Europe

    Facilities Management (FM) uses different approaches and has distinctive priorities in very particular country. There are widely divergent interpretations of the FM concept as it is used in various countries. FM is generally understood in the similar way, but it may use different strategies. There is as yet no consistent definition of the scope of FM activities. The study reported here concerns ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Carbon management strategy

    SAB Miller Group plc is one of the major global brewing and beverage companies, being the second largest brewer and bottler in the world and one of the largest bottlers to Coca-Cola.  SAB Miller owns 200 brands and is organized into 5 geographic hubs - North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia, and South Africa. Greenstone Carbon Management was commissioned by SAB Miller to undertake ...


    By Greenstone+

  • Europe`s forests at a glance — a breath of fresh air in a changing climate

    Only healthy forests can supply these multiple forest ecosystem goods and services. Today, forestry in Europe aims at supporting the multiple forest functions by the sustainable management of forest resources. Sustainable forest management (SFM) is defined as 'the stewardship and use of forests and forest lands in a way, and at a rate, that maintains their biodiversity, productivity, regeneration ...

  • Demystifying the ISO Certification Process

    What is ISO Certification? ISO certification is the process of independent verification that a business or organisation has achieved best practise management systems in a topic. Some of these management systems include the ISO 9000 Quality Management, ISO 50000 Energy Management or ISO 27000 ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Biodegradable Municipal Waste Management in Europe

     This report is intended as guidance to help decision-makers in their efforts to comply with the EU Landfill Directive's targets for reducing the landfilling of biodegradable municipal waste. The first two parts of the report provide information on the strategies and instruments available to achieve this goal while the third part focusses on technology and market ...

  • State of Europe`s seas

    Europe's seas are home to a wide variety of marine organisms and ecosystems, and are also an important source of food, raw materials, and energy for people. There is a range of EU policy goals related to managing the use of our seas' natural capital so we can keep on reaping its benefits. For example, there are EU policies related to managing fisheries and offshore energy production, and to ...

  • Europe imagines the ‘Port of the Future’

    On October 11-13 Envirosuite’s General Manager for Europe, Chaim Kolominskas, travelled to Amsterdam to present to the 2017 GreenPort Congress as part of a session on the Port of the Future. The GreenPort Congress is the largest conference focussed on balancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability at ports. ...


    By Envirosuite Limited

  • Waste Prevention and Minimisation in Europe

    Introduction In its 1996 Communication on the Review of the Community Strategy for Waste Management, the EU Commission stresses that prevention of waste and the minimisation of hazardous substances in waste must be the overall targets for a strategy on waste management of the Community. According to the Fifth Environmental Action Programme for the year 2000, management of waste ...

  • The European environmental liability directive and comparisons with U.S. natural resource damage assessment regulations

    In recent months, there has been increasing awareness and interest on the part of corporate organizations as to how to prepare for the enactment of the European Union (EU) Environmental Liability Directive (ELD)1 into national laws of the EU Member States (Member States are those sovereign countries of Europe that have acceded to the EU since 1951). Transpositions of the ELD into national laws ...

  • Seattle Stormwater Management

    Since the 1990s the city of Seattle – a major coastal seaport in the North West of the U.S. – has invested heavily in cleaning up and reducing severe pollution of the water environment. Some of the ideas to help prevent water pollution can be of great inspiration to cities in Europe. Read more ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Perspectives of composting and anaerobic digestion technologies for the treatment of organic fraction of municipal solid waste in Europe and Asia

    The development and implementation level of composting and anaerobic digestion technologies for municipal biowaste management in Europe and Asia are different in many aspects. The progress of these technologies generally depends on the lifestyle, waste generation rate, waste characteristics, awareness level, acceptability, market value and other economic factors. In Europe, regulatory directives ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Europe imagines the Port of the Future

    On October 11-13 Envirosuite’s General Manager for Europe, Chaim Kolominskas, travelled to Amsterdam to present to the 2017 GreenPort Congress as part of a session on the Port of the Future. The GreenPort Congress is the largest conference focussed on balancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability at ...


    By Envirosuite Limited

  • Assessing biodiversity in Europe — the 2010 report

    Executive summary This report confirms the finding of the EEA's 2009 report 'Progress towards the European 2010 biodiversity target' (EEA, 2009a) that Europe will not achieve its target of halting biodiversity loss by 2010. The present report considers the status and trends of pan-European biodiversity, and the implications of these trends for biodiversity management policy and ...

  • Ecoprofit- A Success Story

    ECOPROFIT is a success story that earned the city of Graz reputation and recognition across Europe. The foundation of the success is the co-operation between companies, the local authorities and competent advisers.ECOPROFITS basic goal is to create a Win-Win situation. Innovative integrated environmental techniques strengthen companies economically and improve the regions ecological situation at ...


    By Bit Management Beratung GmbH

  • Corporate instruments for sustainable management: characteristics and thematic priorities

    Recently the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the initiative 'Corporate Instruments for Sustainable Management' (Ina) encouraged a total of 17 joint projects to develop new sustainable management instruments and to implement these instruments in the participating enterprises. Universities, research institutes and corporations were engaged in the projects. The key thematic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Towards sustainable management of Mediterranean river basins: policy recommendations on management aspects of temporary streams

    In 2011, the European Council stressed the significance of water quality for sustainable development in Europe and emphasized the need for better integration of the water policy objectives into the Common Agriculture Policy reform in rural areas. Since 2000, the Water Framework Directive (WFD) has required the EU Member States to target good ecological status for their water bodies. However, the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sustainable Use and Management of Natural Resources

    Background The EU sixth environment action programme (6EAP) expressly calls for 'breaking the linkages between economic growth and resource use'. This report, which contributes to the EEA's five-year report 'The European environment — State and outlook 2005', was prepared in recognition of the importance of the sustainable use and management of natural resources on the policy agenda. Given the ...

  • 10 messages for 2010 — Forest ecosystems

    Key messages Forests cover a large part of Europe but the distribution of such ecosystems varies significantly across the continent. They fulfil multiple functions for society, providing economic, social and environmental benefits, including serving as a key reservoir of biodiversity. Old growth natural and semi-natural forests are the most valuable forest type in terms ...

  • The emerging issue of the emissions trading schemes in Europe and Australia

    This report covers an overview of the origins of the carbon trading market and the mechanics involved in trading carbon emission units. The report seeks to analyse the carbon trading market in Europe and Australia. The carbon trading market is reviewed with an overall concern for the role government regulation plays in the market, as well as the impact of introducing an emission trading scheme on ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Disaster Management

    Disaster Management is a strategic planning and procedure that is administered and employed to protect critical infrastructures (also known as "critical assets") from severe damages when natural or human made calamities and catastrophic even occur. In the United States, Executive Order 13407 is established as policy for the United States to have an effective, reliable, integrated, flexible, and ...


    By IWA Publishing

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