Sustainability News

  • 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

  • UL EHS Sustainability Receives a 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

    Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected UL EHS Sustainability as a recipient of an SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2017. The Green Supply Chain Award recognizes companies who are making green practices or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and who are working to achieve ...


    By UL EHS Sustainability

  • Path to Sustainability: Technology and the Modern Utility

    Today's utility industry is changing rapidly. Energy efficiency, renewable and distributed energy resources, new energy markets and high demand costs are putting great pressure on utilities to find ways to be sustainable. A case in point: in 2016, MGM Resorts International announced it would no longer purchase electricity from Nevada Power, the Silver State's largest utility. Instead, the casino ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Helping organisations downunder to succeed sustainably

    Barbara Nebel (thinkstep employee) talked about the opportunity how thinkstep in New Zealand uses German know how, software and data to underpin New Zealand’s Green & Clean image with facts and help organisations downunder to succeed sustainably. The other 10 CEOs around the table were from Stihl, Audi, Siemens, SAP, Hella, Pro Klima, GEA, Hesketh Henry law, Aquila Capital and the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Retrofitting exisiting buildings with green roofs improves their sustainability

    Retrofitting is a very common practice that consists in the addition of new technologies to older buildings or systems. A more cost-effective practice in comparison to the construction of new facilities. As for existing buildings, the aim is the improvement of the energy efficiency, through thermal insulation. In this case, green ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • 18th Sustainability Meetup in Dubai by the International Society of Sustainability Professionals

    Sustainability Knowledge Group is proud to announce the 18th CSR & Sustainability Meetup on October 2nd in Dubai!  Our guest speaker will present an insightful and practical meetup on utilizing Sustainability as a tool to achieve business excellence. Sustainability excellence is a continuous improvement process based on measurement, analysis and ...

  • UL Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

    UL announces that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, UL joins more than 200 global brands, retailers and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, ...


    By UL LLC

  • Adding value with sustainable business practices

    For Messe Frankfurt, sustainability means acting as a responsible corporate citizen while continuing to strengthen the Group’s performance – it is something that encompasses economic, ecological and social factors. Sustainability is a key component of Messe Frankfurt’s corporate culture and is reflected in the various activities of all parts of the Group worldwide. ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • UL EHS Sustainability’s PURE™ Platform Named a Leading EHS Software Solution

    UL EHS Sustainability has been named a market leader in the latest Green Quadrant report by independent research firm Verdantix. The ranking places UL among the most elite EHS and sustainability software firms in the world. The report can be read or downloaded at www.ulehssustainability.com/verdantix. UL’s PURE platform, ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Sale of EnviroSuite’s consulting practice complete

    EnviroSuite has today announced the completion of the sale of its entire Pacific Environment Consulting practice, including DLA, (together PEC) to the world’s leading environmental and sustainability consulting group, Environmental Resources Management (ERM).  Details of the sale are set out in the Company’s announcement of 27 April 2017. Robin Ormerod on the ...


    By Envirosuite

  • ECOMONDO AND KEY ENERGY LEADING PLAYERS IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    The course is set and it’s full steam ahead towards the circular economy at the next appointment with the great green technology platform ECOMONDO and KEY ENERGY, from 7th to 10th November 2017 at Rimini Expo Centre. ...

  • CH2M provides construction management for Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site remedial action

    Honeywell has selected CH2M for remedial construction management at the Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site. The site, located in Edgewater, New Jersey, is one of the largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind. Edgewater's industrial history, which dates back to the 1880s, left behind contaminated soil, river sediments and groundwater. Partnering on the remediation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • NRG Begins Deployment of Preferred Resource Programs in Southern California

    NRG Energy recently launched new offers for commercial and industrial customers to take advantage of more than 60 MWs of Preferred Resources under contracts executed with Southern California Edison (SCE). Through three new programs, NRG and its partners can provide SCE customers with innovative, cost saving commercial and industrial products and services. These products and services are expected ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UL EHS Sustainability Announces Keynote Speakers for American EHS&S Forum

    UL EHS Sustainability today announced the two keynote speakers for its upcoming American EHS&S Forum, set for May 3 – 4, at the George Jones Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Dr. David Michaels, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, will discuss a new approach to sustainability in the workplace and Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of the National Association for ...


    By UL LLC

  • BS 8001 - Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

    The release of BS 8001 Framework for, implementing the principles of the circular economy in organisations for public consultation signifies a turning point in national standards development. It represents the world’s first circular economy business-oriented standard, providing guidance to organisations on the steps they can take to transition from a linear, to a more sustainable and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Haarslev receive proze for Corporate Social Responsability

    We are proud to announce that Haarslev has received a prize for corporate social responsibility. The prize was handed to us by the Municipality of Northern Funen on the 3. of March in the light of our engagement in activating unemployed workers through a practical work program that we offer in corporation with two job centres on Funen in Denmark. In fact, 90 percent of the workers completing the ...


    By Haarslev A/S

  • UL Environment, Green Electronics Council Unveil UL ECOLOGO/EPEAT Joint-Certification for Mobile Phones

    UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, and the Green Electronics Council (GEC), managers of the EPEAT program, today announced a collaboration enabling mobile phones certified to the ANSI/UL 110 sustainability standard to also be featured on the EPEAT Registry, which is used by public and private institutional purchasers globally to ...


    By UL Environment

  • SgurrEnergy’s Garry Campbell joins world’s leading professional health and safety body

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, bolstered its credentials when one of its employees was invited to join the world’s leading professional health and safety body. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) last month welcomed Health and Safety Team Leader Garry Campbell to its Offshore Group Committee. IOSH is ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • DESMI Expands Business in India

    In order to strengthen our presence in India DESMI has established a new 3,000 sqm production facility in Hyderabad. First focus for the production plant will be to produce oil spill response equipment. Second and last focus will be to assemble pumps and pumping solutions locally in India. DESMI has had a liaison office situated locally in India since 2013 ...


    By DESMI A/S

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