integrated environmental management system Articles

  • Completely Integrated Environmental Management

    Environmental information management isn't what it used to be. It's no longer about software programs that manage data and write reports, but whole programs that do everything. As a wider array of companies offer environmental information management systems (EMIS), and as in-house and desktop software solutions have become more common, EMIS options become wide indeed. EH&S managers are ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Integrating Environmental Management Into Business Functions

    ABSTRACT This paper describes a trend in environmental management that involves the integration of environmental considerations into business functions, and provides an example of a tool that is being used to facilitate that integration. The increased scrutiny of companies’ environmental performance in the last few years has resulted in the recognition that environmental issues need to be ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • The productive environmental laboratory: BSK Labs boosts efficiency with Metrohm IC

    BSK Labs runs a number of environmental laboratories and service centers along the west coast of the US. A total of 70 employees – including microbiologists, chemists, lab technicians, and support staff – make sure that the 200 to 350 samples that come in every week are analyzed. BSK Labs specializes in potable water chemistry, ground water monitoring, storm water runoff, solid waste ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Integrated Environmental Management in a German Brewery

    Case Study Name of company: Neumarkter LammsbräuSector: BreweryNumber of employees: 80Country: Germany AbstractNeumarkter Lammsbräu is an 80-employee brewery located in Bavaria, a German region which has a strong tradition for beer. At the beginning of the 1970s, agriculture in the region became increasingly intensive. The quality of beer was being sacrificed for quick and high returns on ...

  • How to integrate ISO 14001 environmental management systems with quality management systems

    Can the Quality and Environmental Management Systems be integrated into one system?Yes, that can easily be done whether you already have your QMS in place or you are starting new. Integration of the EMS and the QMS can result in a substantial cost saving for your organization.With recent revisions and upgrades, the ISO standards have become more compatible with each other. For example, in the ...


    By 14000 Store

  • Management systems for sustainable construction: integrating environmental, quality and safety management systems

    The management systems implemented by contractors are paramount to encouraging sustainable construction. Evolving from developments in the manufacturing industries, a number of forward-looking contracting organisations are at the forefront of establishing Integrated Management Systems (IMS) within the UK. IMS can provide a framework for sustainable construction through the effective management of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrating EMS and P2 to manage environmental costs and liabilities

    The necessarily similar structures of EMSs and P2 programmes make it possible to integrate the elements of a P2 program smoothly into an EMS. When this is done, P2 is raised from being a mere commitment within the EMS to being a major operational component of the EMS. Instead of looking just at the regulatory compliance status and environmental aspects of your company's operations and then at ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Campbell`s unifies environmental metrics management approach with integrated Intelex system

    Intelex is pleased to share our newly released case study that outlines the success that Campell's Soup Company has had using Intelex to manage their environmental metrics. With an environmental management system consisting of 7 stand alone systems, Campbell's wanted to overcome the limitations of this fragmented approach and unify the functions of these stand alone systems with one integrated ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How data and analytics are keeping Philly’s water safe

    CH2M assisted Philadelphia to implement a Surveillance and Response System (SRS) demonstration project under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Water Security Initiative. CH2M Global Director Smart Cities and Senior Technology Fellow Dr. Avinash S. Patwardhan and Ken Thompson, CH2M Deputy Director Intelligent Water Solutions and Senior ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

    Australia’s Water Crisis Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Integrating social concerns into environmental management system to improve corporate social performance

    This paper makes an attempt to show integration of social life cycle thinking into Environmental Management System (EMS) can improve social performance of the organisations across the product life cycle. New emphasis should be placed on integrating social issues associated with environmental problems across the product life cycle. In effect, this paper calls for redesigning the EMS through Life ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated Wastewater Management

    ' Appropriate wastewater management, within an overall water resources management program, is essential to responsible use of the environment and to affordable provision of services. Such management programs are best developed at a river basin or sub-catchment level. An approach is outlined for developing a wastewater strategy and an implementation plan for a river basin.' Integrated ...


  • A Critical Evaluation of the South African Air Quality Offsets Guideline

    There is wide recognition in South Africa to the link between the quality of life and quality of the air we breathe. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) attempts to improve air quality through two key regulatory tools; emission limits, which regulate the maximum concentration of certain pollutants permissible within certain, ‘listed’ industrial stacks or vents, and ambient ...


    By WKC Group

  • Wind Energy Production Estimates: Moving Beyond Time Averages

    No need to be a statistician to see that averages are often useful to compare different things. And yet, they often fall short as a true measure of performance. For instance, we use averages to compare the current weather against the climate normals or to get a sense of how our favorite sport team or player is doing. Team (player) statistics are a concise way of combining the scores from many ...


    By AWS Truepower, LLC

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

    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 impacts resulting from production activities to the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Management System X 3: implementing an integrated management system

    The City of Lawrence, Kansas Wastewater Utility has recently achieved certification for a management system, which is consistent with the planned arrangements of ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System, 18001:1999 Occupational Health and Safety Management System, and the National Biosolids Partnership EMS for Biosolids. Referred to as the Lawrence Wastewater Management System (LWWMS), it is ...

  • Integrated waste management systems & PPPs in Greece

    Solid waste management is considered to be a multi-dimensional issue due to the variety of factors involved. Such factors indicatively include technology issues in respect to environmental performance and output, issues of strategic and political policy and planning, public awareness and social maturity questions, as well as issues of financial viability. The Greek legislative framework ...


    By LDK Consultants

  • Keeping integrated systems simple

    So you've built your business and set up the right management systems along the way, but how do you bring them all together? How can you make sure that your environmental systems match up with your quality systems? And how do you prevent overlaps within the business? Keith Ryan investigates. 'It's all about finding the common ground,' explains John Hele at BSI. With overall global ...


  • Integrated Bird Management Scheme - An Integrated Bird Management System- an explanation of the use of bio-acoustics in the management of birdstrike risk

    An Integrated Bird Management System is just part of that evolution: a stated safety management policy that, when implemented, is designed to reduce the attractions for birds on an airport and then to disperse those birds that persist by bio-acoustic and other means. The responsibility for bird risk management does not stop at the perimeter of an airport, it will involve the evaluation of land ...

  • Development and implementation of an integrated county environmental department ISO 14001 environmental management system

    The Yonkers Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Yonkers, New York and operated by the Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities, became the first wastewater treatment plant in New York State to be certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard. The Standard is designed around the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle of continual environmental improvement. The ...

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