Environmental Management News

  • EU emission reforms slow global warming

    The world is on course for a 4˚C temperature increase above pre-industrial levels, according to research by Schroders, down from the 4.1˚C rise predicted by the company at the end of 2017. The investment firm said reforms made last November to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that can be emitted in the EU helped slow the expected pace of global warming. ...

  • Korea’s MoE adopts K-REACH amendment and the K-BPR Enactment

    On 20 March 2018, Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) announced the adoption of amendments to the Act on Registration, Evaluation and etc. of Chemicals (K-REACH), along with the enactment of the Act on Safety Management of Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides (K-BPR).   K-BPR K-BPR applies to biocides used in ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Environmental Site Assessments and Property Transactions in Puerto Rico

    Before a commercial property transaction takes place, a Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I ESA) will usually be ordered. The Phase I ESA is used by potential property buyers, investors and lenders to determine if a property has any environmental contamination issues and to assess any potential liability from any contamination that is found.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Winner of FSB Award Ethical-Green Business of the Year 2018!

    Crowberry Consulting Ltd has been awarded the Ethical-Green Business of the Year 2018, by the Federation of Small Business North West Region. The awards took place in Blackburn on 21st March and celebrated business success in the region. Becky Toal MD said " we are very happy to receive this award as it reflects perfectly what we offer to our customers environmental and ethical advice, training ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • AMETEK Land Launches Revamped Web Platform

    AMETEK Land has launched an exciting new website: www.ametek-land.com. The redesigned website provides extensive product, technical and application information to help visitors ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • NAEM Insights: Uncovering hidden global product compliance challenges

    This past week, Senior Toxicologist Hans Plugge and I attended the 2018 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Software & Data Management conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. During the conference, we had the opportunity to present and facilitate a session on day 1 on The Challenge of Global Product Compliance: Driving Value - Reducing Risk. Global product compliance requires a ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Simplifying global product compliance

    Global product compliance is a daunting task for the greatest of companies. Monitoring chemical regulations, new product standards, social pressure and one’s supply chain can challenge even the best EHS teams. In a recent Aberdeen study, 48% of participants indicated that “ensuring compliance with current and future regulations” was their single greatest compliance ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Crowberry Consulting a Finalist in the FSB North West Awards - Ethical and Green Business

    Crowberry Consulting Ltd has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the Federation of Small Business Region North West for the category: Ethical - Green Business Award. The final takes place on 21st March, with the winning companies then going to London for the overall Finals in May.   Becky Toal MD said "It is great to be recognised by the FSB as a Green Business as we strive to achieve customer ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Gensuite and Verisk 3E announce strategic alliance to improve chemical management and product stewardship

    Gensuite, a cloud-based compliance and management systems software solutions provider, and Verisk 3E, the leading global provider of intelligent compliance solutions, are pleased to announce a strategic alliance. As a result of the collaboration, joint customers will have access to a robust environmental, health, safety, and ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Babcock & Wilcox Initiates Executive Transition

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) announced today that it has appointed Leslie C. Kass to serve as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Jim Ferland will work closely with Ms. Kass, the management team and the Board in the role of Executive Chairman until he steps down from the Board on June 30, 2018 per ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • BDO Awards Outstanding Performers in ESG Reporting Sees ESG Gaining Solid Ground in Core Business Considerations

    HONG KONG, Jan 25, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - BDO Limited (BDO), the world's fifth largest accountancy network, is holding the awards presentation ceremony of the inaugural BDO ESG Awards today to recognise outstanding Hong Kong-listed companies which have made a positive impact in the areas of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) through excellent performance in ESG reporting and implementing ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • BDO Announces Winners of the Inaugural BDO ESG Awards

    First-of-its-kind awards scheme acknowledges outstanding companies that set ESG performance and reporting best practices and standards ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Reducing the Risks in Regulatory Reporting

    A growing number of organisations operating in regulated industries are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of data custody and integrity to manage financial and reputational risk.  Clunky and uncontrolled data exchange can introduce errors, create uncertainty and damage relationships between organisations.  Sharing (or interchanging) data ...

  • ALLCOT will be presenting at FITUR about Tourism and the Sustainability Development Goals

    Ignacio Sojo, Managing Director of ALLCOT, will be giving a speech about tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals at the International Tourism Fair FITUR 2018 in Madrid, held from 17 to 19 January at ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Risk assessment tools under peer review

    The Commission organised a peer review meeting for web-based risk assessment tools, to facilitate mutual learning and discuss advantages and challenges of the different approaches. Participants from Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Slovenia, Portugal and Sweden gathered to discuss national approaches, many of them based on OiRA (Online interactive risk ...

  • Studying the effect of global warming on tropical crops

    Researchers have long been using impact studies to study the effects of climate change on cocoa growth. These studies mimic conditions predicted at the end of the century1 such as higher levels of drought and higher levels of atmospheric CO2. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Webinar on `Empowering-indigenous-voices-in-impact-assessment`

    Are you a practitioner who works with indigenous peoples or diverse community groups? Or are you interested in understanding an indigenous perspective and approach to impact assessment? Register now for a 6 December webinar presenting a Maori (indigenous people of New Zealand) approach to ...

  • EuroWins

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX:EVS) is pleased to advise that it has secured subscriptions with three new clients in Europe. All three subscriptions are for the Incident Intelligence solution which combines complaint reporting, a community involvement portal, workflow management, automated modelling and customised reports. One of the subscriptions is for a client in Georgia, for use in a ...


    By Envirosuite

  • Online Community of Experts helps tackle food waste in Europe

    A new digital network has been launched to encourage collaboration and bring together expertise from across Europe and beyond in a focussed response to the global issue of food waste. The Community of Experts (CoE) aims to help drive action at every level of the supply chain by empowering individuals, organisations and nations through the sharing of skills, knowledge and resources needed to act ...

  • Indoor Mold Contamination Following a Natural Disaster Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production shares information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about indoor mold contamination following water damage from a natural disaster.  “Floods, hurricanes and even tornadoes often result in property ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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