sustainable business training Articles

  • The business case: good occupational safety and health is good business

    Studies, research and numerous real-life examples show that good occupational safety and health (OSH) management practices, in addition to protecting workers’ health, can have significant benefits in terms of productivity and cost-effectiveness. Good OSH is also key to helping companies retain older workers. ...

  • Recap: 4 Interesting Takeaways from the NAEM 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

    As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. The 2016 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum officially wrapped up on Friday, Oct. 28 in Denver, Colorado, and it was a fantastic event. The 24th annual event drew hundreds of EHS and sustainability professionals ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 5 Tips for Building Your Company EHS Culture in a Low-Risk Environment

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) programs can do more for your company than simply checking off compliance boxes. EHS can also be an integral part of your company’s culture, demonstrating to employees that their happiness, health and safety is a priority—leading to more productivity and a more proactive approach to minimizing risk. Even in low risk environments, like offices or ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Green Business Means Employee Engagement Training Online

    If the predictions are correct, Green Education On Line says by the 2030’s we will need the equivalent of two earths to support us. Why are large corporations adding sustainability to their branding? They are accepting that their business practices are full of waste and addressing sustainable practices within their own business model.  Stakeholders are demanding action. “It is ...


  • Corporate Competencies in Sustainability and CR – the next business challenge

    Just because your company has a CR policy doesn’t mean that your company practice will be any more responsible – any new policy commitment must always be underpinned by training which allows staff to understand how their activities will be affected, and how they can support the delivery of new corporate commitments. In recent years, businesses have become increasingly comfortable with ...


    By Terrafiniti LLP

  • Into the New Millennium – Is Your Business Strategy Sustainable?

    Untitled Document What is sustainability? ...


    By ERS Global

  • Circular economy - Sustainable business framework for growth

    What is the circular economy / sustainable business framework? In short, the circular economy (or closed loop) is a generic term for an industrial economy where materials flow in continuous cycles: either a biological cycle (via composting) or a technical cycle, where materials retain their high quality for the manufacturing of new (upgraded) products over and over again. Essentially ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • Into the New Millennium - Is Your Business Strategy Sustainable?

    What is sustainability? The World Commission on Environment and Development (also known as the Bruntland Commission) defines sustainable development as 'development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.' Sustainable businesses recognize that finite natural resources are available to a rapidly increasing global ...


    By ERS Global

  • Analysis of the business practices of sustainability in construction companies in the infrastructure sector in Brazil

    The present study contrasts heavy construction companies’ theoretical frameworks for sustainable development with their actual practices and decision models. The study is conducted by analysing company-published documents and sustainability reports. The study uses resource methodological content analysis to develop prescriptions for sustainability in the management of the companies analysed. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lean, green and clean: Integrating Sustainability into Business Strategy - DuPont

    The last thirty years have seen big changes in the attitude and approach of corporations to sustainability. From the conception of "siloed" environmental initiatives to the appointment of Chief Sustainability Officers, many companies have gone through a veritable revolution in moving from a compliance mind-set to proactive commitments aimed at reducing their environmental footprint. This is in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Managing sustainability talent: Lofty goal or new business imperative?

    Fuelled by globalization, technological change, population growth and shifting demographics, sustainability mega-forces will affect the ability of business to succeed and thrive over the next 30 years. With the global population expected to balloon from 7 billion to 9 billion people by 2050, companies will need to reinvent themselves to secure their access to resources and the social license to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Leading an Effort in Green E-Learning and Marketing Sustainability Education On Line is a Growing Business

    Green Education On Line has lead the effort for offering on line education on topics such as how to plan for sustainability, water conservation and managing transportation efforts. Their marketing plans are being touted as nothing short of revolutionary.  They have agreements with Element K, Trilogy/Network of Care and some of the largest e-learning vendors, globally. The company ...


  • Establishing a Training Academy

    ABSTRACTIn the current economic climate, the demands put upon a utility require education to be delivered faster, cheaper and more effectively to a fluid workplace and a mobile workforce. Learning effects must be measurable with a clear line of attribution to business performance. In order to be sustained, learning must be strategic as well as impacting the bottom line. This paper presents how ...

  • Outsourcing to Improve Effectiveness, Reduce Cost, and Create Sustainability of Technical Training in the Water and Wastewater Industry

    ABSTRACTA major global chemical company experiencing limited success in the training of global plant personnel outsourced to a professional training services firm, achieving a significant increase in measured learning and a reduction in non-compliance incidents. INTRODUCTIONA major global chemical company was experiencing limited success in the training of global plant personnel in the subject ...

  • Sustainable Packaging: Making it Stick

    Sustainability issues in packaging continue to generate headlines for many audiences: The latest biobased packaging material innovation. Food waste prevention. The most recent adoption of new labels to empower consumers to recycle packaging. But if your company is like most, you’re still finding it challenging to incorporate sustainability goals into the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

    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 result of the different life-cycle ...

  • Opinion: Sustaining a Living Wales

    On 30 January 2012, the Welsh Government Environment Minister John Griffiths launched his Green Paper, Sustaining a Living Wales. The overall aim is to embed the ecosystem approach into the management of natural resources in Wales and make sure that 'Wales has increasingly resilient and diverse ecosystems that deliver environmental, economic and social benefits now and in the future'.1 It is ...


  • Managing and reporting sustainability

    Untitled Document As companies around the world continue to adapt their organizations to be more responsive to all stakeholders, management accountants could prove to play a very valuable ...


  • Building Sustainable Sanitation Systems

    A low cost system of resource management such as composting toilets is helping to mitigate many of Haiti’s social and ecological challenges. The Caribbean Republic of Haiti — the poorest, most environmentally degraded country in the Western Hemisphere with a population of about 10 million — is a case study in forestry and soil fertility mismanagement. A colonial ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Add value through training: Choosing your training provider

    In an ever-changing global business environment, individuals need to stay informed with the latest developments. Education is not a process which ends with a University degree! It is a lifelong process through which, individuals can acquire and retain the skills and knowledge necessary, to cope with the growing challenges of demanding professional conditions. What are the benefits that business ...

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