integrated environmental management News

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Integrating water management

    Water is one resource but it has many uses. In its management are a complex and diverse range of both people and processes. In light of climate change, demographic change, economic constraints and environmental legislation, CIWEM calls for a more integrated approach to the management of water in its new briefing report on Integrated Water Management. This week Defra have committed an ...

  • Integrated water management essential

    Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test the World Bank's water resource strategy. A study released last week emphasises the importance of continuing an integrated management approach to ensure that water use is linked to water availability and that the water sector is integrated into a wide array of issues. "We can't properly tackle global priorities ...

  • Integrated water management event

    Integrated water resource management (IWRM) Karlsruhe will be held for the first time from the 24th until the 25th of November 2010 in the Karlsruhe Convention Center, Germany. Already today more than two billion people in over fourty countries are affected by water scarcity. Therefore, is the essential instrument to optimise water usage, taking the requirements of the society and the economy ...

  • EnviroChemie introduces integrated management system

    EnviroChemie has had a certified quality management system in place in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 for a good 20 years now. At the end of 2015, EnviroChemie’s senior management decided to introduce an integrated management system (IMS) to regulate quality, environment, energy, and health and safety based on current international standards. This IMS was tested during a comprehensive ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • An integrated and flexible solution for environmental noise monitoring

    Brüel & Kjær releases Environmental Noise Management Software Type 7843, Version 2.5 together with the new version of Noise Monitoring Terminal Type 3639-E/G-200 series for operation with the new software.The release also includes additional products that can be delivered as turnkey solutions: ENM Flight Tracking Software Type 7846 in a range of options providing visualization and ...

  • Energy Points Launches Application for Integrated Environmental Reporting

    Energy Points today unveiled EnergyPoints™ Integrated Reports, a new application that enables businesses to issue a single, integrated sustainability report that clearly ...


  • Integrated flood management for Ho Chi Minh City

    Royal Haskoning and its partners Deltares and DHV have acquired a frontrunner project in a series of Dutch-Vietnamese initiatives to improve flood control in the Mekong Delta. This first project aims at reducing flooding in and around Ho Chi Minh City. The approach is multidisciplinary. Technological knowledge will be applied and transferred but institutional aspects, management capabilities and ...

  • Factors affecting farmers’ adoption of Integrated Pest Management

    Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to reduce pesticide use and risks of adverse effects on human health and the environment. However, its adoption by European farmers cannot be based only on mandatory regulation by the European Union, a new study suggests. The research identified four key factors driving IPM adoption; including market forces, policy instruments and ...

  • Integrated water resources management focus on agriculture

    Already today more than two billion people in over fourty countries are affected by water scarcity. Therefore, integrated water resource management (IWRM) is the essential instrument to optimise water usage, taking the requirements of the society and the economy into account. The IWRM Karlsruhe will be held for the first time from the 24th until the 25th of November 2010 in the Karlsruhe ...

  • Integrated weed management can reduce need for herbicides

    The use of herbicides on crops causes environmental concerns. A new French study assesses the performance of cropping systems to manage weeds and finds that these techniques could control arable weeds in the long-term and reduce reliance on herbicides. In Europe, herbicides provide the conventional means of managing weeds on farmland. Although effective, herbicides are expensive and can build up ...

  • Integrated water management helps control agricultural pollution

    By 2015, all surface waters and groundwaters in the European Union should aim to achieve 'good status', with healthy ecosystems and low levels of pollution. The goals for the management of these bodies of water are set out under the Water Framework Directive1. Recent research suggests that integrated management of water catchment areas could be used to control sources of pollution within river ...

  • 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.

  • New tool improves integrated river basin management

    A new computer system has been shown to provide a 'full picture' of a river basin's health, by taking into account all relevant influences, including rainfall, pollution and soil. The system integrates several existing environmental data programmes in a user-friendly way, and is aimed at helping the sustainable management of entire river catchment areas. The system, called the 'Elbe-DSS' (Elbe ...

  • 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

  • Seamlessly integrate MSDSs with chemical inventory management

    ChemSW, Inc. and 3E Company will host a joint webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs and Chemical Inventory Management to be held on October 25, 2011 from 10:30-11:30pm PST / 1:30pm-2:30pm EST.  The average R&D laboratory typically has thousands of materials on site and each one requires a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). But having a MSDS is just the beginning because those ...


  • Future proofed decision making - Integrating environmental and social factors into business decisions

    The Prince of Wales has called on the accounting and finance professions to help "future proof" the economy by designing a system that reflects the true economic reality of the way organisations generate value. In his annual address to the Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) forum at St James's Palace in London last week he said "we have been pursuing economic growth as if it was ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IDB approves US$100m loan to Chile for integrated solid waste management

    The Inter-American Development Bank announced today the approval to Chile of a US$100 million performance-driven loan for an integrated solid waste management program. The loan, from an existing US$400 million Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP) to support regional development and the decentralization process, will help improve environmental quality and health conditions in ...

  • A modern integrated approach to contaminated site management strategies seminar series

    Project managers, regulators and site owners all face similar challenges: What technologies do I need to first define the hazards associated with my site and second how can I best remediate those hazards? Adventus, ARS, and Columbia are all long-standing and well recognized service providers having, in their respective ways, dealt effectively and efficiently with these challenges on thousands of ...


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