environmental management standard News

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, ...

  • AQE 2017 air quality event partners with IAPSC

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions show (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has partnered with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference) to deliver the conference on the second day of the AQE event. Administrative services for IAPSC are provided by Ricardo Energy & Environment. Their Alison ...

  • International standard of environment management procedure

    Most companies are now aware of their environmental responsibilities. Demonstrating environmental responsibility is possibly the newest management challenge. An effective Environmental Management System can help minimise your environmental liability, waste, improve business efficiency and achieve considerable cost savings, whilst positively affecting your Company Image. ...


    By DAS Certification

  • New European standard on energy management

    Switching off a light, taking the bus instead of driving, and only boiling enough water for one cup of tea are ways we can all do our bit to reduce carbon emissions.  But while our overall impact as individuals can be great, Britain must see the bigger picture if we are to meet the government’s target of a 60 per cent emissions cut by 2050.  A forthcoming standard aims to help get us ...


  • Vintara Announces Major Enhancement to Standards Portal for Environmental Management

    OAKLAND, CA, December 6, 2006 – Vintara, the leading provider of fully automated, web-based enterprise quality management solutions and services, announces a fully integrated AJAX front end for Vintara Environmental Management System portal. With the successful September Release of the new AJAX version, short for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, Vintara now allows any user whether a QA ...


    By Vintara

  • Canadian Solar Achieves ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards and REACH Certification

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (Nasdaq: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, has been certified by the two industry standards ISO 14001 and REACH (registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals). The basis for complying with the international ISO standard is the introduction of an environmental management system to administrate ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

    The healthcare sector is heavily governed by industry regulations and clinical waste management has become an area that requires specialist expertise from trusted and knowledgeable suppliers to enable them to meet stringent compliance requirements. In July this year, the government published regulations that outlined changes to the way health and care services are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Proposed New Zealand environmental standard for assessing and managing contaminants in soil

    The New Zealand Government is proposing to introduce a National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil. A proposed standard was notified on 6 February for consultation. The proposed standard is consistent with the purpose of the RMA as it will promote sustainable management by: setting a standard at which land is considered safe for human health;ensuring that land ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Environmental Management Strategies

    Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Environmental Management Strategies - Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the transaction to incorporate Environmental Management Strategies (EMS) as its first company in Southern California. EMS, founded in 2001 by Anthony (Tony) Severini, is one of the country's premiere environmental service firms specializing in vapor ...

  • Environmental management is the key to sustainability

    “The environment has no borders, so we all need to show that we are acting responsibly for the future of the planet” says IMSM’s Michael Bright. Effective environmental management is becoming ever more critical to business success. Taking environmental responsibilities seriously can contribute to a positive reputation, improved business efficiencies and better financial performance, especially ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Delta institute helps standard register with environmental reporting

    Ohio-based Standard Register (NYSE: SR), a recognized leader in management and execution of critical communications, knew it was a pretty "green" company, but didn’t know how green until it measured and reported its greenhouse gas emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) at the request of one of its biggest customers, one of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. "Although ...

  • Proposed national environmental standard for on-site wastewater systems

    The Government is considering developing a national environmental standard (regulations) for the inspection of on-site wastewater systems (such as septic tanks). The Ministry for the Environment is seeking public submissions and invites your views, which must be received by 5pm on Friday, 26 September 2008. The aim of the proposed standard is to improve the management and environmental ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • GM Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship

    Toledo Transmission – a General Motors facility that sends no waste to landfills and is home to Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – is being recognized by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship. GM earned the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Environmental standards for eco towns lead the way

    The Environment Agency has today welcomed the high environmental standards proposed in the draft planning guidance for eco town developments. The draft Planning Policy Statement (PPS), published today for public consultation by Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), includes environmental standards to ensure a variety of water management, flood risk and environmental protection ...

  • LRQA ISO Standards Update; Environmental Progress in Panama

    International Environment Management System Standard ISO 14001 is one step closer to a revised version following the recent meeting of ISO Technical Committee ISO/TC207/SC1/WG5, which was held in Panama City, between 23rd and 31st May 2014. LRQA, through our membership of the IIOC, regularly participates in the ISO/TC207/SC1/WG5, which is ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • ISO to develop international standard for energy management

    The International Organization for Standardization has just approved the creation of a project committee mandated to develop an international standard on energy management. The standard will provide all types of organizations and companies a practical and widely recognized approach to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve their environmental performance by addressing both the ...

  • Standardization squared

    If you were walking around Q-Lab’s headquarters or any of our global locations, it wouldn’t take long to hear someone — sales professionals, product engineers, help desk technicians, marketing application specialists, upper management, etc. — mention ASTM. This is because standards are essential to what we do. Q-Lab is a global leader in weathering and corrosion test ...


    By ASTM International

  • Improvements to UK safety and environmental standards post-Buncefield

    Ninety-seven percent of the safety and environmental improvements that the oil and fuel industry agreed to deliver post-Buncefield have been completed. As the joint Competent Authority (CA) for the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations (COMAH), the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, have today published a report on the ...

  • The ISO Survey of Management System Standard Certifications - 2012

    ISO has just released the results of its 2012 survey of certifications. This is an annual study showing the number of certificates issued to management system standards in the past year. Main trends The results of the 2012 edition reveal healthy growth across the board for all certifications to ISO management systems, with all seven standards showing an increase compared to 2011. ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • Nexeon Achieves Environmental Management Certification

    Battery technology pioneer Nexeon has announced its success in securing ISO14001 certification following a recent two-day audit. The ISO 14001:2004 standard sets out the criteria for an environmental management system, and maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective system.  Nexeon’s ...


    By Nexeon Ltd

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