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  • 3E wins big for risk mitigation platform

    Environmental health and safety provider 3E Company’s web-based platform for risk mitigation, known as 3ESC, has won top product of the year at the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. 3ESC is 3E’s platform helps companies navigate the complexities associated with achieving product-and supplier-level compliance while helping to mitigate risk in the supply chain. One ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Data gaps hamper disaster risk reduction

    Reducing risks and losses from natural disasters calls for collaboration between social and natural scientists, who in turn must work with policy makers, communities and development groups, an international expert has said. For example, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BioteQ Provides Development Project Update

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial waste water, has provided an update on projects in development which are expected to drive company growth for 2011 and 2012. Brad Marchant, BioteQ's Chief Executive Officer stated, "BioteQ is executing its business plan for 2011, to grow revenues, expand our presence in key markets, and introduce new clean ...


    By BQE Water

  • Flood risk in Europe: the long-term outlook

    Floods in Central Europe have caused deaths and widespread property damage across parts of the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria. Such events are likely to increase in Europe for several reasons including climate change, according to recent assessments from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Floods, storms and other hydro-meteorological events account for around two thirds of the ...

  • UNECE supports transboundary water cooperation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with new knowledge on climate change and a new water management project

    On 27 and 28 February in Bishkek the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bishkek Office and the national Kyrgyz authorities organized two meetings in support of the development of transboundary water cooperation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the Chu and Talas Rivers. The first day was devoted to presentations of ...

  • Summit of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign on risk assessment

    The importance of risk assessment in the workplace, especially in small and medium-sized enterprises, will be the focus of a high-profile event being held in Bilbao, Spain, on 17 November 2009. Organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and the Swedish EU Presidency, the summit marks the close of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign on risk assessment, which for the last ...

  • Water - The risks are rising and governments must act

    Water shortages and floods illustrate the risks posed by too little, or too much, water. By 2050 more than 40% of the world's population will live under severe water stress and nearly 20% could be exposed to floods. The economic value of assets at risk from floods is expected to be about USD 45 trillion by 2050. Water pollution is also increasing, adding to uncertainty about future water ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • World Water Day: Understanding water risk

    It’s rare for water to make waves at the World Economic Forum’s annual gathering of business leaders and finance ministers. But the most recent Davos summit was an exception. A new eye-opening report ranked water supply among the top five global risks in terms of impact– on par with systemic ...

  • Australia’s economy at risk if climate change not addressed

    The Chief Executive of CEDA, the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, the Hon. Stephen Martin, says climate change is both an environmental and an economic issue, despite recent comments from senior politicians that seemed to question the latter. His comments accompanied the release of a major review of the impacts of climate on Australia’s economy (The Economics of Climate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Drought Poses major risks to companies in China

    Reduced power, blocked supply chains are reminder of water risks. For the last five months, a severe drought in central China has brought water levels in the Yangtze River to near-record lows. The drought’s impacts – from threatened drinking water supplies to disruptions in manufacturing – have rippled through the population and economy of China. They are a reminder of the ...

  • Risks cloud financing for curbing climate change

    A new comprehensive analysis of global market and policies aimed at stemming climate change says that even if all current or proposed major policies take maximum effect, they will be insufficient to avoid higher temperatures by mid-century.  The report adds that governments will need to ensure greater certainty in their policies if they are to attract the needed capital. The analysis was ...

  • Corporate Approaches to Water Risks Outdated and Dangerous

    The recently released CDP Global Water Report 2013 establishes that a misguided approach to water-related risk management has become business as usual at the world’s largest global companies.  Corporate focus is too often directed at reducing water use, which is an inadequate response to increasingly immediate substantive water risks, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Canadian Business Tax Incentive - Pilot Project

    Pilot Performance Resources Management Inc., with support from Industry leaders, has put forward to the Canadian Federal Government Ministry of Finance, for a Business Tax Incentive called "Canadian Management System Business Sustainability Traceability Initiative (CMS-BSTI)", January 17th, 2011. ...

  • L`Oréal recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with carbon disclosure leadership index (CDLI) for measuring, managing and reporting its carbon emissions

    Last week L’Oréal was named among a select group of corporations in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for its leading practices in the data management of carbon emissions. L’Oréal was one of six companies recognized in the consumer staples category and the only beauty company to achieve this distinction. L’Oréal ...

  • BIOREM announces management change

    BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V:BRM) today announced that the employment of Mr. Robert Wood, Chief Financial Officer, has been terminated effective September 7, 2011. About BIOREM Inc. Biorem  is a leading clean technology company that designs, manufactures and distributes a comprehensive line of high-efficiency air emissions ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Climate Change – What are the investment risks and opportunities?

    A new report from Mercer modelling the potential impact of climate change on investments, has found investors cannot ignore the implications for investment returns. The research reveals investors can manage the risk most effectively by looking ‘under the hood’ of their portfolios and factoring climate change into their risk modelling, which requires a significant behavioral shift for ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CRedit360 Earns Accreditation by the Carbon Disclosure Project

    CRedit360 Earns Accreditation by the Carbon Disclosure Project Web-based data management software achieves CDP Carbon Calculation Partner status by delivering measurement solutions that meet independent standards for disclosing greenhouse gas emissions, climate change risks CHICAGO, IL, JUNE 2010 - Data management system provider CRedit360 today announced it has earned accreditation by the Carbon ...

  • OgilvyEarth Partners With Carbon Disclosure Project in the US

    OgilvyEarth and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international NGO that operates the only global system that gathers, synthesizes and maintains information about corporate behavior on climate change on behalf of investors, announced today a new strategic partnership. OgilvyEarth will advise CDP on the content, communications and presentation of the findings and results of its 2012 S&P ...

  • A-Metrics restructures management team

    A-Metrics, LLC announced the appointment of W. Richard (Rick) Webster as the firm’s general manager and chief executive officer. Prior to being named CEO Webster served as Chief Financial Officer for the company. A-Metrics has also formed a new scientific advisory board to help enhance efforts to maximize commercial application of its innovative linear measurement device that operates as a ...


    By A-Metrics LLC

  • Resource nationalism remains number one risk for miners

    Resource nationalism remains the number one risk for mining and metals companies around the world, according to Ernst & Young. In its annual Business risks facing mining and metals 2012-2013 report, released earlier this year, the company notes that at a time when the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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