environmental risk management News

  • Banking sector criticised for ‘skin deep’ attempts to tackle climate change

    The global banking sector is threatening to undermine the Paris Agreement by failing to adequately capture the risks and opportunities of climate change. That is according to a new report from Boston Common Asset Management, which warns investors that the majority of banks have failed to restrict financing of coal – the most carbon intensive energy source. ...

  • Managing Ecological Investment Risk

    PORTLAND, Oregon, August 13, 2007 (ENS) - There is one complex term to describe our future: limited biocapacity. The Earth's limited biocapacity is the greatest challenge we face as investors and as humans. We are already facing it, but the severity of its effects depends on where you live and how much money you have. The planet provides some amazing ecosystem services for our ...

  • The Environmental Risk Assessment and the Law on Environmental Liability

    Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage has been transposed in the Spanish legal order by means of Law 26/2007 of 23 October on Environmental Liability. The purpose of Law 26/2007 is to establish aframework of environmental liability based on the ...

  • New MediTerra developments: Risk management and chemical management

    MediTerra focuses its main specializations in Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance and Soil and Groundwater Contamination. Related with these two issues, MediTerra has established two three areas of development: Chemical Management, Risk Management and Carbon Footprint ...

  • Planning for is A Must for Considering Risk Management

      Tampa, FL.  (May. 31, 2012) – Vying for a position in branding green can be a daunting task. Yet, Green Education Online drives home the importance of not getting caught up in branding green as much as having green business practices and sustainability plans  that will be able to be measured, pass risk assessments  and having an ...


  • VGR Conference on risk evaluation and management

    The 8th VGR conference 2016 (Risk evaluation and management on civil and industrial settlements), held in Rome at Istituto Superiore Anticendi (ISA) of the Italian Firefighters from 13 to 15 September, has just ended its works. The conference, which has become an important national event, has been an opportunity for the stakeholders to discuss about risk analysis, environmental protection ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • Lower your firms cost of capital by managing environmental risks

    The benefits of going green: Lower your firm's cost of capital by managing environmental ...

  • ENXSUITE Partners with Trucost to Help Companies Manage Environmental Risk

    Customers can now benchmark their environmental performance and assess supply chain risk within ENXSUITE’s SaaS energy performance management system SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2011— ENXSUITE, creator of the world’s first and most extensive energy performance management platform, today announced that it has partnered with Trucost, the leading global environmental ...


  • Webinar: Streamlining Environmental Management

    With today’s emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your environmental programs are running at top performance. This free 30 min webinar covers how you can ensure environmental stewardship by leveraging the power of technology to significantly improve efficiencies in capturing, tracking and reporting on environmental ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Compli and Environmental and Occupational Risk Management (EORM) Launch New Compli e-Counsel for Environmental, Health & Safety

    Compli®, the nation's trusted provider of HR and compliance management software, is proud to announce an expanded partnership with EORM to provide the latest Compli e-Counsel focused on helping its clients reduce costly environmental, health and safety regulatory and business exposures. Compli’s Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) e-Counsel is now provided to all Compli ...


    By EORM, Inc.

  • Air & Waste Management Association offers webinars on environmental risk management and the NSR PM 2.5 rule

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present two Webinars for environmental professionals this August: “Environmental Risk Management,” August 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST, and “A Small Problem: The New NSR PM 2.5 Rule,” August 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST.“These Webinars will provide convenient opportunities for participants to get up to date on some of the latest environmental issues,” said ...

  • Mesothelioma risk inspires environmental emergency declaration

    According to a press release issued by the Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet, an environmental emergency has been declared in Carlisle County for a demolition site near Arlington, Kentucky. The property, located at KY 51 North, is a former electroplating facility that was known as Deena Products, which manufactured lamp fixtures. The Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of ...


  • Environmental risks and financial stability - the threat is real

    Policy-makers and financiers seeking to bring equilibrium back to the markets should heed the thinking of financial sustainability advocates to stay clear of creeping environmental, social, and governance risks, according to a joint report by the UNEP Finance Initiative, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the Blended Capital Group. Released today, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Gartner names Enablon a visionary in operational risk management

    Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a “Visionary” in its “Magic Quadrant for Operational Risk Management ” report based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Enablon, the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and ...


    By Enablon

  • E-cigarette waste poses potential environmental risks

    Disposable components of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and e-pens, could pose a potential environmental risk unless properly regulated, suggests new research. The study examined the levels of potentially toxic chemicals in disposable battery and ‘cartomiser’ ENDS components. ENDS are becoming increasingly popular in Europe, partly due to their ...

  • Using UAVs to improve Flood Risk Management

    A twelve month project being undertaken by Cranfield University, which is jointly funded by the Environment Agency and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council), is helping to improve the quality of river photography that is used for flood risk management. The images provide detailed information to monitor the characteristics of water courses and the effect these have on ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Environment: Directive on flood risk management comes into force

    Reducing the risks and adverse consequences of floods in the European Union is the aim of the new directive on flood risk management coming into force today. The directive requires flood risk management to be negotiated across national borders and contains important commitments to increase transparency and involve citizens. Member States are now obliged to identify river basins and associated ...

  • Freescale Semiconductor Implements Enviance’s Environmental ERP Solution to Reduce Environmental Risk

    Freescale Replaces Client Server Software with Enviance to Achieve Greater Emissions Awareness and Flexibility to Manage Growing Environmental Priorities CARLSBAD, Calif. - Enviance, Inc., a global provider of Environmental ERP solutions that measure, manage, report and reduce environmental and regulatory risks, announced today that Freescale Semiconductor has ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Water and wetlands management central to reducing risk

    Environmental degradation in coastal, river basin and mountain areas increases the risk of disaster. Wetlands International will be represented at the Third UN World Conference on Reducing Disaster Risk (WCDRR) in Sendai and will keep you posted through a series of posts on developments in Sendai and on the urgent need to safeguard and restore wetland ecosystems as a key strategy to ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Karza Pty Ltd provides risk management services

    Are you uncertain of your level of risk exposure? Do your current risk management practices weigh down your business and simply appear to produce paperwork? Limited in resources? Do you lack the technical knowledge to effectively treat your significant risks? Karza Pty. Ltd. can help! Karza Pty. Ltd. is an Australian owned consultancy providing cost effective management system auditing, risk ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

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