Sustainability News

  • Eastman Tritan copolyester sets a new benchmark for security critical documents

    ID cards, driver’s licenses, health-care cards and other security-critical documents are high-tech products nowadays. They must be secured against forgery and protected from data theft. The German Folienwerk Wolfen manufactures high-performance foils from Eastman Tritan™ ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • EDP Renewables Poland is a national champion in European Business Awards

    EDPR Poland has been named in the Environmental and Corporate Sustainability category. European Business Awards is Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community. Business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, support the Awards edition, now in its 10th year, and this year ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Industry awards pay tribute to energy professionals` ingenuity

    Over 200 energy industry senior executives joined former swimming champion and host Mark Foster in congratulating the winners of the 2016 Energy Institute (EI) Awards, which were revealed at a prestigious ceremony in London last night. Excellence in engineering, collaboration and public engagement towards greater sustainability and efficiency underpinned many of the winning projects. Opening the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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 ...

  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: Funding Sources Identified For Transition To Smart Sustainable Cities

    More than half of the global population lives in cities. The current world population is projected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, with 70% to 80% living in cities by then. If cities are to ensure that the right infrastructure and service provision for a growing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Nick Boyle – Green Can’t Just be a Badge, it’s Business!

    We’re all too aware of the pressures to improve CSR credentials and serious initiatives such as COP21 and RE100 have put carbon emissions reduction firmly back on the agenda for many businesses. Switching to renewable energy can certainly help organisations gain a greener competitive edge but do I think that any of the largest companies in the world are going to make a decision to pay more ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Sustainability Professionals Discuss Challenges, Share Knowledge at UL EHS Sustainability Event

    Last week, representatives from companies including Nestlé, Philips and Liberty Global got together to address a major business stakeholder and supply chain issue that has exploded in recent years – the need for enhanced data management.  Regulators, consumers and employees are increasingly demanding large companies provide expanded non-financial disclosure, asking how ...


    By UL LLC

  • Intelex at NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

    NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is coming up next week and Intelex is proud to be supporting the event as a Platinum Sponsor. The Forum attracts over 600 EHS and sustainability managers from companies competing across a multitude of industries. As part of our sponsorship, we have a reserved table at NAEM’s luncheon on Thursday, ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


  • 2016 SNO Conference Will Focus on Sustainable Nanotechnology Systems

    The 2016 Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) conference will be held November 10-12, 2016. The conference sessions will be organized around selected “systems,” and sessions will be populated with talks on applications, effects and implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects of nanomaterials within each system. The aims are to identity where nanomaterials and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Data Centres Ireland 2016

    Clarke Energy is exhibiting at DataCentres Ireland on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th Novemeber 2016 at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). The exhibition is in its fifth year and combines both a dedicated exhibition and a adjacent ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Reelected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers Board of Trustees

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that its president, chief operating officer and chief innovation officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, has been reelected for a three-year term to the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers ...


    By Innovyze

  • EREF Awards First Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell of McGill University

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to announce the award of the first Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell, who is currently a student at McGill University in the department of Bioresource Engineering. Fully integrated from water source to the manufacturing of bottles, Ice River Springs ...

  • Nick Boyle – Green can’t just be a badge it’s business!

    We’re all too aware of the pressures to improve CSR credentials and serious initiatives such as COP21 and RE100 have put carbon emissions reduction firmly back on the agenda for many businesses. Switching to renewable energy can certainly help organisations gain a greener competitive edge but do I think that any of the largest companies in the world are going to make a decision to pay more ...

  • ExNovoMaterials in the circular economy

    Twenty years of Ecomondo, from waste to renewable material. A large exhibition will present the extraordinary reality resulting from the meeting of recycling and high quality, inventive talent and operative experimentation. Three essential instruments for planning the future, three qualities specific of Italy Twenty years of expo on recovery, collection and recycling. On ...


    By Rimini Fiera S.p.A

  • Top Sustainability Professionals Converge to Share Best Practices, Discuss Trends

    Next week, decision-makers from companies including Nestlé, Philips and Liberty Global will come together to discuss the latest trends and share best practices in EHS, sustainability and supply chain information management and to find out how  ...


    By UL EHS Sustainability

  • UL introduces SPOT Online Database – The largest credible product sustainability information tool

    UL today introduced SPOT, a web-based product sustainability information tool that will facilitate the selection of credible green products and enable the design community to apply that information into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow. Currently featuring more than 40,000 products, SPOT database will be a first of its kind tool for architects, designers and specifiers to identify ...


    By UL The WERCS

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