sustainability management News

  • 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

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Silver for RWE sustainability management

    RobecoSAM analyses the performance of companies sustainability management on an annual basis and decides on their incorporation or position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. The Silver Award recognises companies who attain at least 95% of the points achieved by the industry leaders who achieved first place. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices belong to the most reputable ...


    By RWE AG

  • 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

  • Quantifying the benefits of sustainable waste management

    Reuse, recycling and converting waste into energy are well known environmental principles, but quantitative data are needed to support their application. A recent study investigates the use of these strategies, taking the demolition of an end-of-life house as an example. It compares their effectiveness to straightforward disposal of materials. Dealing with waste effectively is important, not only ...

  • Developing solutions for sustainable water management

    This policy brief, published by the International Project Office of the Global Water System Project and produced to inform the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), outlines how scientists and policymakers can advance water security by focusing on interdisciplinary research, and ensuring that all stakeholders ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Practical benefits of sustainable soil management

    A four-year AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds research project has unearthed invaluable results for growers, into the benefits of adopting sustainable soil management practices. One element of the Soil Programme - which involved an overall investment of £2.6 million - investigated how different types and quantities of organic matter in the soil can increase crop yields. Early ...


    By Certis UK

  • A new era of sustainability performance management

    SoFi 5, the new Enterprise Sustainability Performance solution by PE INTERNATIONAL, received a warm welcome by customers and market experts alike. With the highly anticipated introduction of the software in April 2012, PE enters into a new era of sustainability performance management solutions that leverage sustainability content to help organizations transform sustainability data into ...


    By thinkstep

  • Sustainability management survey shows managers want more

    A recent Facility and Sustainability Data Management Survey suggest that there is broad interest for increased tracking of sustainability metrics from across the organization, but dissatisfaction with the tools available to measure utilities usage. iReuse, a California based consulting firm, surveyed commercial facility and sustainability professionals in order to identify which sustainability ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pest Management for Sustainable Season Extension

    Having trouble with pests in your greenhouses and high tunnels? Interested in learning more about using biological control to manage them? Read SARE's new fact sheet, Sustainable Pest Management in Greenhouses and High Tunnels, to learn how beneficial insects can protect crops in ...

  • CSM for sustainability and innovation management and reporting

    Tofuture-CSM (Corporate Sustainability Management) has been developed for sustainability data collecting, analysis and reporting including both non-financial and financial information. CSM covers all GRI indicators, it supports UNGC, the GHG Protocol and several other sustainability related standards, recommendations and regulations. CSM allows choosing key performance indicators from the GRI ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Intelex at NAEM’s Sustainability Management Conference

    NAEM’s 2016 Sustainability Management Conference is only a couple of weeks away and our team excited to return for another amazing year. Intelex’s EHSQ and Sustainability experts will be heading to Milwaukee and would we love the chance to meet up! Intelex is proud to exhibit at NAEM 2016. EHSQ Advisor Mark Archibald and Environment Practice Manager Teck Lee will be present at our ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Indicators for more sustainable phosphorus management

    Phosphorus is essential for modern agriculture. Supplies are dwindling and markets are concentrated, presenting a serious threat to food security. Tackling this emerging global sustainability risk requires effective governance to ensure phosphorus is available and accessible to farmers worldwide. This study presents a series of phosphorus security indicators to support this goal. Phosphorus is ...

  • Sustainable Management Fund opens in New Zealand

    New Zealand Environment Minister Trevor Mallard has announced the opening of the 2009/2010 Sustainable Management Fund, which is designed to assist community groups, iwi, businesses and local government in making a positive difference to the environment. 'The objectives of the Sustainable Management Fund are to encourage greater awareness of the environment by funding projects that support the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Sustainable supply chain management: a focus on the long-term

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company The evolution of supply chain management over the past few decades has transformed procurement actions from pure price concessions to jointly-focused cost ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Intelex at NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

    NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is coming up next week and Intelex is proud to be supporting the event as a Platinum Sponsor. The Forum attracts over 600 EHS and sustainability managers from companies competing across a multitude of industries. As part of our sponsorship, we have a reserved table at NAEM’s luncheon on Thursday, ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sustainable entrepreneurship

    As Britain attempts to reduce the role of the public sector in the economy, the recently announced 1 billiion pound green tax that increases the cost of managing business un-sustainably while the country grapples with the uncertainty of an upturn or a double dip recession, the role of the sustainable entrepreneur or sustainable enterprise becomes even more cardinal. In response to this, These ...

  • Environment and sustainability

    As usual on the third Tuesday in September, the Dutch government presented its budget and plans for 2010 at the Hague, during the Prinsjesdag, the official opening of the Dutch parliamentary year, when the Queen reads a speech prepared by the Prime Minister. On climate and energy, agreements will be signed at the climate conference in Copenhagen at the end of this year. Climate policy is still ...


  • Sustainable revolution

    The event "Sustainable Revolution" organised by These Young Minds took place at the Senior Common room, London School of Economics between 5.00 and 8.30pm on Tuesday 8th of February. It had an impressive array of speakers at hand who identified opportunities in the green economy and proffered practical solutions to societal challenges such as climate change and biodiversity. From Harnessing the ...

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