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  • 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 ...

  • 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 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)

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Supply chain risk management 2011 - supplier risk Mitigation through relationship management

    TOPIC: Supplier Risk Mitigation through Relationship Management Plenary Session 2 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 9:30 a.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Managing psychosocial risks in the private security sector

    The private security sector can sometimes be a dangerous line of work. People employed in this field are regularly exposed to psychosocial risks. These can include third party violence, job insecurity, and strenuous mental and emotional workloads. But tools exist to help employers minimise risks and keep their staff healthy and motivated. By identifying psychosocial risks and implementing ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Godmanchester flood risk management scheme unveiled

    A ceremony took place on Friday 28 February in Godmanchester, marking the official completion of Godmanchester’s flood risk management scheme. The ground was first broken on Friday 25 May 2012 by Jonathan Djanogly, MP for Huntingdon, and Steve Wheatley, Chair of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, who was instrumental in securing approval for the scheme. The scheme includes a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Supplier risk mitigation through relationship management

    Economic uncertainty, spending constraints, and globalization add to the supply chain risk management challenges. There’s more pressure than ever to manage suppliers effectively, and one approach to this challenge is to build more collaborative supplier relationships. Find out about the latest tools and best practice processes to manage risk throughout the supplier relationship lifecycle, ...


    By 3BL Media

  • £140m Flood and Coastal Risk Management funding

    Good news for communities at risk of flooding In yesterday’s Budget, the Chancellor announced an additional £140m Flood and Coastal Risk Management funding over the next two years. This is in addition to the £130m previously announced by the Government in early February and includes some revenue money as well as capital. It will fund repairs to flood defences damaged by the ...

  • Engineered nanoparticles: Understanding and managing potential risks

    Nanoparticles may be small, but they are at the centre of a huge debate. Nanotechnology has great potential for industry and society, but we need more awareness of the potential impact of manufactured or engineered nanoparticles on human health and the environment to ensure that its products are safe. Although nanotechnology is new, it is expanding quickly and research is needed to understand its ...

  • Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Appoints Marcum LLP as Independent Auditor

    LEWIS CENTER, Ohio, Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, today announced that it has appointed Marcum LLP ("Marcum") as its new independent registered public accounting firm, effective immediately. Marcum replaces Schneider Downs & Co., Inc. (“SD”). There ...

  • iTHERM TrustSens Receives Readers’ Award

    2019 kicks-off with good news. The iTHERM TrustSens self-calibrating thermometer received the 2019 Engineers’ Choice Award from US industry publication Control Engineering. The Endress+Hauser innovation took the top spot in the Process Control/Process Sensors category based on a reader’s poll. The Field Xpert SMT70 was also recognized, receiving honorable mention in the Industrial ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • Building Science Professionals Protect the Public from All Too Common Indoor Pollutants and Exposure Hazards

    Most people spend the vast majority of their day indoors. Whether at home, in the office or attending school, many spend upwards of 90% of their time in indoor environments. With so much time inside buildings, the quality of the indoor environment and air people breathe is a key component of their health and safety.   All too often, indoor pollutants and contaminants can cause exposure ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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