Environmental Audits Articles

  • M&A Data: Applying BI for Better Customer Relationships

    Mergers, Acquisitions and Your Business Depending on your level of preparedness, M&A-related activity can lead to a peak or trough in your business this quarter and next. Have you ever been surprised when your customer bought another company, and you were squeezed out of the business? ...


    By FirmoGraphs, LLC

  • Substance compliance for sustainability

    Turning requirements into opportunities. Answers for industry. Substance compliance helps manufacturers develop products that comply with government mandated environmental regulations. Companies that leverage compliance as an integral element in their lifecycle processes (as opposed to treating compliance only as an event) gain competitive advantage by getting their products ...


    By thinkstep

  • Groundwater and PFAS: State of Knowledge and Practice

    NGWA recently published Groundwater and PFAS: State of Knowledge and Practice, a guidance document on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The Association published the PFAS guidance document to assist members and other groundwater professionals who may be tasked with investigating the transport pathways and extent of PFAS in groundwater and surface water, assessing potential risks to ...

  • EHS Compliance audit planning: tips for success

    Drawing on her extensive experience in auditing sites across many different industries and jurisdictions our Expert Services Manager, Sarah Toussaint, provides her key tips for making EHS compliance audits a success. ...

  • How long is my Phase I ESA, Transaction Screen or BEA good for?

    Duration of Reports & Validity of Environmental Due Diligence Reports In an ideal world, environmental due diligence reports would be like honey or soy sauce and last for many years.  Since shelf-life varies on reports, you need to be aware of the limitations and risks of using old or outdated information for current real estate transactions.  Below, we outline the ...


    By PM Environmental

  • Women in Auditing

    While wearing my audit manager hat, I need to consider the culture of the jurisdiction in which I am compiling an audit team. Perhaps, in that jurisdiction, a woman cannot be a lead auditor. Perhaps, a woman may not be comfortable staying in the local motel. While wearing my auditor hat, I am often confronted with the fact that I am a woman, and a young woman at that. ...

  • MB Crusher Receives ISO Recertification for High Quality Products

    MB Crusher recently went through an ISO 9001 recertification audit, in which the company’s product quality and production management was considered. At the end of the evaluation, MB received a score of 5 out of 5 for the ISO 9001:2008 recertification. The ISO 9001:2008 has several requirements an organization or company must have in order to receive this certification. The lead auditor ...


    By MB Crusher

  • One Year Until the ELD Mandate Compliance Date: Common Questions and How to Prepare

    A year ago, the ELD Mandate regulation was released as a final rule, and carriers now have one year until the compliance date of December 18, 2017. Step one in preparing for ELD compliance should be using the time you have now to understand the details of the regulation. Omnitracs has received a lot of questions from customers and we’re going to share some common themes. Common theme #1: ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • The Human Trafficking Risk Template: How Assent Enhances Your Compliance Program

    The Human Trafficking Risk Template is an open-source industry template used to help companies in their compliance efforts with anti-human trafficking regulations or internal initiatives. The HTRT helps companies identify and prioritize human trafficking-related risks in their supply chains. It is a universally-accepted ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Retailers in UK Using Refugees in Turkish Factories

    A recent BBC investigation inside Turkish garment factories alleges they uncovered Syrian refugees, including young children, working to make clothes for major retailers based in the UK including Marks & Spencers and ASOS. In early 2016, multiple retailers were accused of exploitative labor practices involving Syrian refugees in their supply chains. Following the accusations, many ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • How 5 Global Companies Overcame Challenging EHS Obstacles

    From unique regulations to cultural nuances to lack of local expertise, companies often face a number of environmental, health and safety (EHS) challenges when operating or expanding their businesses into other countries. But the good news is that while these challenges can be difficult to navigate, this challenge can be overcome. Discover how five global companies overcame difficult EHS ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • An International Business & Human Rights Treaty: Is Your Company Prepared?

    The international community is moving towards the adoption of a legally-binding United Nations (UN) instrument that regulates the activities of corporations with regards to human rights. Under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, many companies already report on human rights. However, this international instrument can be expected to go much further, requiring companies to carry out due ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • 8 Recycling Tips for Facility Managers

    IFMA (International Facility Management Association) states that Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability is one of the top 3 core competencies for facility managers. Here’s 8 tips to help you implement a recycling program that positively impacts your bottom line, and the environment.  1. Conduct a waste audit. ...

  • Choose Your Own Auditing Adventure

    Four Approaches for a Customized Environmental Auditing Program Compliance audits are a tool commonly employed by EHS managers to evaluate the effectiveness of their programs in meeting national, regional, and local regulatory requirements. Comprehensive audits ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Practitioner Spotlight--Dan Keltner

    Name Dan Keltner Office Naperville, IL (Chicago) Practice Area Transaction Support Areas of expertise ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • NextEra Environmental Compliance - Case Study

    Learn how NextEra (formerly FPL) uses mobility to manage their Environmental Compliance from the field.  Ian Cohen from NextEra discusses their use of regAction and how it has helped them maintain compliance.  NextEra is currently utilizing programs from regAction to track and manage their Audits, Incidents and Compliance related initiatives.  There is also a mobile component that ...


    By regAction

  • EHS Auditing Support for a Global Pharmaceutical Organization

    Challenge A global pharmaceutical organization sought to improve its best‐in‐class EHS and social responsibility performance across its global organization. Following establishment and communication of baseline performance expectations to its sites, it was necessary to evaluate a diverse array of locations in multiple geographies to determine the degree of conformance and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Case study - Stocking spare parts for your oxidizer system

    OXIDIZER SERVICE SERIES: PART 3 At the risk of sounding repetitive, the very same wording with which we began Part 2 of our Oxidizer Service Series -Crafting Your Oxidizer Maintenance Plan - applies to Stocking Spare Parts for your Oxidizer System as well.  In other words… Many will come to this article hoping for a one-size-fits-all list for stocking spare parts for an oxidizer ...

  • Simplifying compliance for manufacturers

    Manufacturers must comply with legislation to declare the amount of packaging they’re placing on the market. The problem is the rules dictating what companies need to declare are different in every single country. Global health, beauty and home care product market leader Amway has appointed Lorax ...


    By Lorax Compliance Ltd

  • 3 unexpected ways to retain tech talent

    Talent and knowledge of technology are hot commodities these days as the number of tech sector jobs has increased exponentially, according to the Pew Research Center. Its 2014 study looked at the number of tech positions from 1997 to present, and not only have the number of new occupations and titles grown, but so too have the number of people within the industry. For instance, in 1997 there were ...


    By Antea Group - USA

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