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  • New Hill, EPA, & Industry Speakers Confirmed for `TSCA Reform: One Year Later` June 2017

    Join the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health for a day-long conference exploring the federal government’s implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) just over one year after it was signed ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Maureen Sullivan of the U.S. DoD and James E. Woolford of the U.S. EPA to keynote groundwater solutions symposium

    The National Ground Water Association announced today that Maureen Sullivan of the U.S. Department of Defense will present the Tuesday keynote address, “Adapting to Changing Environments: Water as a Mission-Critical Resource,” at its groundwater solutions conference, which is focused on innovations and sustainable techniques, August 8-9 ...

  • UL Environment Recognized by the US EPA as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced official recognition as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier (TPC) under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. TSCA Title VI requires producers of hardwood plywood, particle board, medium density ...


    By UL Environment

  • 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 ...

  • Managing retailer supply chain risks - supply chain risk management forum

    TOPIC: Managing Retailer Supply Chain Risks Plenary Session 5 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 2:30 p.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 Featuring: ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Efficiency in Water Management Will Reduce Risks

    Unless more sustainable water resource management practices are adopted by companies and individuals, almost half of the global economy and more than half of the world\'s population will be exposed to severe water scarcity by 2050, according to research released today by Veolia Water. New research modelling various levels of economic growth and water management efficiencies underscores ...


  • 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 ...

  • Managing risks associate with fire hazards

    The Energy Institute Middle East branch and the Institution of Fire Engineers, UAE, held an event on 12 November that examined how local organisations are managing the risks associated with fire hazards in today's rapidly developing Middle East market. The conference sponsored by ABB and supported by the HCT - Abu Dhabi Men’s College provided Chemical Engineering students with the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Updated guidance on managing asbestos risks

    Updated guidance is now available to help those responsible for managing the risks from asbestos best protect those workers who may disturb it. 'Asbestos: The survey guide' is aimed at those who commission asbestos surveys, the surveyors who carry them out and those who use them such as architects and demolition or removal contractors. It replaces the MDHS 100 guidance and sets out the role of ...

  • Managing extreme weather events and risks

    A comprehensive international report on managing the risks of extreme weather events has confirmed what scientific evidence has already concluded; that climate change is a leading cause of dramatic weather extremes and without adequate preparation, the econnomic and social consequences could be dire. The 592 page Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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.

  • Managing retailer supply chain risks

    TOPIC: Managing Retailer Supply Chain Risks Plenary Session 5 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 2:30 p.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 Featuring: ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Managing risks in your international supply chain

    Sign up now to receive the related report: Managing Sustainable Global Supply Chains Webinar: Managing Emerging Risks and Opportunities in Your International Supply Chain Presnted By: Purchasing Management ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Construction managers warned to control risks of working at height

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned employers and senior managers that they must control the risks of working at height in the workplace. The warning follows the prosecution of the manager of a construction company after an incident led to an employee at a site in Mansfield suffering severe injuries and for failing to control the risks from falls from height at another site in ...

  • Managing corporate exposure to climate risks – University of Toronto

    Climate change has become an issue of critical importance to business. Many companies are seeking to manage their exposure to climate risks and realize the growing opportunities through developing a carbon management strategy. One of the challenges in implementing this strategy is how to determine the competency of staff and/or consultants engaged to compile GHG inventories. Another is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New UK approach to flood risk management

    The statement stresses that to realise full benefit, resilience measures will need to contribute to creating quality urban environments and to managing the wider aspects of the water cycle. Chair of the multi-institutional group David Balmforth said: 'Flooding is a very real risk in the UK and one that is only going to get worse. If we rely solely on flood defences and ever larger drainage ...


  • Consultation launched on flood risk management strategy

    A public consultation on Devon’s flood risk management strategy will be launched later this week. Devon County Council, together with partner authorities including the Environment Agency and key stakeholders in Devon, have produced the strategy which is available to view online from Wednesday (27 November). This marks the start of the public consultation which continues until Monday 27 ...

  • Karza provides supply chain risk management services

    The Panda, reliant on a high risk bamboo diet and habitat, is associated with “evolutionary dead end” and “extinction”.  Let’s face it; today Pandas survive because they are darn cute! Organisations with poor supply chain risk management are the pandas of business; they face potential ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

  • Public participation in flood risk management: the case of Germany

    How can stakeholders best be involved in the implementation of the EU Floods Directive? According to recent research examining Germany as a case study, three types of strategy are being pursued across the country’s 16 federal states: the first draws on Water Framework Directive (WFD) procedures, the second meets only minimum requirements for participation and the third involves stakeholders ...

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