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  • Mapping pesticide contamination risk

    A new computerised tool helps regulators identify water sources at risk of pesticide contamination. The tool can be used to produce maps indicating water bodies at risk of contamination by taking into account: adjacent land-use, the concentration of pesticides in the environment and biological indicators of contamination. Protection of water resources is a key priority for the EU and water bodies ...

  • International research to offer practical guidance for improved risk management in the water sector

    Cranfield’s Water Science Institute has confirmed its position as a leading force for improved risk management within the water sector through an important collaboration with the US Water Research Foundation (WaterRF).  In its third international research contract for the US Water Research Foundation, based in Denver, and sponsored by Calgary Water (Canada), Cranfield is developing ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Exprodat Presents on Managing Climate Risks at 2013 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference

    GIS technical expert, Paola Peroni will be making a fascinating presentation at the forthcoming 2013 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference explaining how ArcGIS can be used to evaluate and identify climate-related risks to oil and gas projects. Exprodat’s Peroni, whose work was conducted in partnership with Mark Mackintosh of Claverton Associates, ...


    By Exprodat Consulting Ltd.

  • How do you manage transportation risk in a sustainable supply chain?

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company A growing focus on sustainable supply chain management over the past few years has proven to be a big cost savings opportunity for many businesses. ...


    By 3BL Media

  • CEOs face rising shareholder interest in managing corporate climate risks

    Activist investors will put forward a record 142 shareholder resolutions during the upcoming proxy season asking corporations to strengthen their environmental commitments in areas ranging from greenhouse gas reductions and energy efficiency to deforestation and water use. The resolutions, a list of which was released this morning ...


    By Ceres

  • Financial and Risk Management Crucial for Power Utilities, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Energy companies face a challenging environment of overcapacity, unpredictable oil prices, protectionism, geopolitical tensions, high debt-to-GDP ratios, winding down of national stimulus initiatives, unemployment, and fluctuating currencies. To add value to shareholders, it is vital that utilities achieve excellence in financial and risk management through improved working capital management ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • integrum Software Sponsors Australian Risk Management Conference March 2007

    integrum Risk & Compliance Software is the proud major sponsor of the Australian Risk Management Conference & Exhibition to be held in Sydney, March 13-14, 2007. With an impressive list of keynote speakers, the conference and exhibition will showcase the latest trends in Risk Management disciplines and case studies. integrum will present on Day 1 a case study of the use of integrum by ...


    By integrum Pty Limited

  • Water index to measure risk

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), has launched an initiative to measure water-related risks facing companies and their investors. The initiative will develop a Water Index as a standardised approach to identify and mitigate water-related corporate risk. The Index will offer one of the most expansive measures of ...


  • Ecosystem management key to long-term climate change adaptation and risk reduction

    Sustainable management of ecosystems, as an integral part of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction plans, must be at the centre of all development activity, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), WWF-International, IUCN and ISDR. Speaking at the second Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP09) Geneva, Switzerland, UNEP's Director of Division of ...

  • Vista Projects Standardizes on Aconex to Accelerate Client Projects

    Aconex, the world's largest provider of online collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, today announced that Vista Projects Limited (Vista), a Calgary-based multi-discipline technical engineering firm, has selected Aconex for several client projects. Vista chose Aconex to help them create efficiencies to pass along to their ...


  • Metoc Manages Environmental Engineering for BritNed’s 600 Million Euro Interconnector Project

    Metoc plc has completed marine cable engineering and consent applications for the construction of BritNed’s 600 million Euro HVDC interconnector. When it becomes operational at the end of 2010, the Interconnector will enable energy trading and increase the security of supply between the UK, The Netherlands and the wider European market. BritNed is a joint venture between the two power ...


  • CEMEX Presents “Water Project” to Standardize Its Operations´ Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has developed a methodology to standardize water measurement and management across all of the company’s operations. Starting this year, this methodology will be rolled out to all of the businesses in the countries in which CEMEX operates in order to minimize the company’s water footprint and increase its ...


    By CEMEX

  • WESTON to offer sustainable development solutions as project manager of India ecotourism park

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) announced today that its subsidiary Weston Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd. will manage India’s first LEED® Platinum targeted ecotourism project at Hyderabad, in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh for Delara Tourism Corporation Limited (DTCL), a Group Company of NCS. WESTON will provide an integrated approach to combine construction management and green development ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Bentley`s ProjectWise dynamic plot brings paper into digital age to help mitigate project risk

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the immediate release of ProjectWise Dynamic Plot V8i, an innovative software service that brings paper into the digital age. It does this by creating an intelligent link between paper plots and digital models, shrinking the ...

  • GL renewables certification appoints new Vice President project management & sales

    GL Renewables Certification appointed Rüdiger Urhahn as Vice President Project Management & Sales, with responsibility for worldwide customer management in the area of certification services, in January 2012. In addition to sales duties, Mr Urhahn has been given the task of overseeing all customer projects relating to wind, solar and marine energy. GL Renewables Certification is one of ...


  • Carbon disclosure project drives forward carbon management globally

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced its eighth annual request for information on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies to over 4,500 companies globally. Companies this year will report to CDP through an upgraded system, developed with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP, that will for the first time utilise the full power of online analysis tools to drive improved carbon ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cooperation agreement signed for air quality management project in Hubei, China

    NILU has signed a cooperative agreement with Hubei Environmental Protection Bureau (Hubei EPB) and Green Business Norway (GBN). The agreement aims to develop an air quality management and early warning system for nine cities in the Hubei Province of China. Thus, an important milestone has been reached in the market development for Norwegian exporters of environmental and energy technology in ...

  • Globally recognised Green Project Management™ courses now available exclusively at QA

    …Specialised project management skills to help meet corporate sustainability goals…LONDON - Tuesday 24th January 2012 - QA, the global training company that transforms performance through learning, today announced that it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Green Project Management Ltd to deliver a range of fully accredited and globally recognised sustainable ...


  • Enterprises Embrace Smarter Carbon Management With SAP and the Carbon Disclosure Project

    SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and the not-for-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) are experiencing increasing demand for CDP Reporter Services. The services include solutions based on sustainability software from SAP, enabling companies to access both advanced analytics and industry data required to benchmark their energy and carbon footprints. Since its debut in 2010, the software has been adopted by ...


    By SAP SE

  • Expert Tools for Project Collaboration and Online Project Management, by Aconex, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com

    Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Aconex (San Francisco, California) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Aconex is an online project collaboration platform that helps engineering and construction project team members to more securely and efficiently manage ...


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