Environmental Compliance News

  • Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Releases CMRT 4.20

    The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) has released Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) 4.20, an update to its industry-standard conflict mineral data collection template. The CMRT 4.20 replaces version 4.10. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Clarke Energy Achieves ISO Accreditation 2015

    Clarke Energy’s UK and Ireland operations has achieved formal ISO accreditation for their Integrated Management System – incorporating the latest 2015 standards of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, this is the first Business Unit within Clarke Energy Ltd to achieve this. An integrated management system (IMS) combines all related components of a business into one system for easier management and ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EU Conflict Minerals: Due Diligence to be Mandatory for Importers

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have announced a victory in the development of the EU’s conflict mineral regulation. On November 22, the European Parliament announced under the new regulation, due diligence would be mandatory for importers of conflict minerals to the European Union. “We have laid the groundwork for an effective tool to break the link ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • CH2M named a leader in $14.6B US Environmental Services Market in Report by Independent Analyst firm

    CH2M has been named a leader in the environmental services market by Verdantix, an independent research firm. The Green Quadrant Environmental Benchmark Survey is based on a four-month study of the fifteen largest US environmental services providers, covering 103 assessment criteria including expertise, differentiators, client base and organizational strength. The Green Quadrant Environmental ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • The transition to the GRI Reporting Standards

    Sustainability Knowledge group organizes the 17th meetup that will discuss the transition from the GRIG4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards, which aspires to be the 1st global standard for sustainability reporting! What are the changes in the GRI framework? How are these changes going to affect the way organisations report? How should companies manage the transition phase to the ...

  • Sexual Harassment Training Course for Supervisors Meets California’s AB 1825 Requirements

    TargetSolutions’ Sexual Harassment Awareness for Supervisors training course features two hours of new lessons and real-life scenarios. Sexual harassment not only causes a hostile work environment, but the United States Department of Labor estimates it costs organizations around $1 billion in damages each year. An alarming fact is ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Calling All Companies: Be Part of the 2016 State of Compliance Survey

    Navigating the evolving regulatory landscape requires an informed, efficient and effective compliance program. To help companies achieve this, we are excited to present the 2016 State of Compliance Survey. The survey is the result of a ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Cashflow seminar from Switch2 Energy and Carbon Trust

    Developers and investors will learn how to check the finances of heat networks and meet new regulations at a free morning seminar at Manchester Town Hall on Friday 25 November. The seminar is being hosted by community energy specialist Switch2 Energy and The Carbon Trust, which will introduce its new cashflow quality assurance ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Assent University: Compliance Learning Management System

    Regulations are constantly evolving, and so are the compliance requirements they place on companies. In order to ensure their compliance programs remain current and efficient in the face of these regulatory changes, companies must focus on education throughout the entire supply chain. An educated supply chain is engaged, communicates efficiently and is prepared to adapt to changing ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Ontario needs better groundwater data

    Ontario’s environmental commissioner is urging the Liberal government to get better information about the province’s groundwater as it reviews permits for bottled water companies.Premier Kathleen Wynne recently imposed a two-year moratorium on any new or expanded bottled water operations in the province while the government reviews the rules and comes up with a new pricing scheme. ...

  • CH2M receives the 2016 Enablon Outstanding Partner of the Year Award at annual Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Americas

    CH2M has won the 2016 Enablon Outstanding Partner of the Year award given annually by the world’s leading provider of sustainability, EH&S (Environmental Health & Safety), and operational risk management software solutions. CH2M’s multidisciplinary Environmental, Health, and Safety Information Management (EHS IM) team of engineers and scientists was recognized for excellence ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Assent Compliance Joins the CFSI

    Assent Compliance has joined the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) as one of its first vendor members. The CFSI provides members with access to its database of conflict-free suppliers and smelters, along with other beneficial resources. Combined with Assent’s own extensive supplier and smelter database, this partnership will create the most comprehensive supply chain data ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Supply Chain Summit Series Launches in Chicago

    The Supply Chain Summit Series kick-off in Chicago was a resounding success, as compliance professionals from across the United States gathered for the inaugural event. Attendees of the one-day conference on October 20th, the first of three scheduled in the series, experienced a tailored agenda full of expert speaker presentations and workshops geared to supply chain compliance, due ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Water in the New Urban Agenda

    This year, the World Water Council and other international organizations have been striving to make water a bigger focus of the conversation around cities. Notably, during last week’s UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), the “New Urban Agenda” was adopted in the presence of a record number of attendees. This outcome document, in which water ...


    By World Water Council

  • AMETEK Land Demonstrates New Spot Pyrometer at ALUMINIUM 2016

    AMETEK Land will showcase its latest product innovation, the SPOT AL EQS (Aluminium Extrusion Quench and Strip) pyrometer at ALUMINIUM 2016, November 29 to December 1, 2016, in Dusseldorf, Germany, at Hall 12, Stand M41.    ALUMINIUM 2016, one of the world’s ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • WEBINAR -- Current Opportunities and Challenges with Chemical Substance Regulation in Mexico and Central and South America

    REGISTER TODAY The Mexican and Central and South American chemical regulatory environment is challenging to understand, with relatively little consistency, even among neighboring countries. The region is home to two major trading blocs, MERCOSUR (Mercado Común Del Sur) and the Andean ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Qualtrax Featured in Power Magazine

    In additional to Forensic and all kinds of other labs, Manufacturing, and the Food industry, Qualtrax is a compliance solution for the global Energy Market. Check out the recent article from Power Magazine, a Business & Technology magazine for the Global Generation Power Industry. The article was written by Mark Gollini of NAES, where he ...


    By Qualtrax Inc

  • VelocityEHS Helps NSC Congress & Expo Attendees Take the Complexity out of HazCom Compliance

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, has been selected to speak among an elite group of industry professionals at the 2016 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo in Anaheim, California on ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • Sparta Systems Becomes First Quality Management Solutions Provider to Achieve EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Compliance

    Today, Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and a global leader in enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, announced its certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield data protection program. The company—a former Safe Harbor participant—is the first quality management solutions provider to adopt this new framework. Designed by the U.S. Department ...


    By Sparta Systems, Inc.

  • Identifying Phthalate Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico

    The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has been funding a study known as the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT). The study follows pregnant women to try and determine if environmental exposures to phthalates and other chemical compounds are contributing to preterm births. So far, results indicate that women in Puerto Rico have higher ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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