sustainability management News

  • TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. NSW environment minister Gabrielle Upton announced the new scheme, which will see approximately 800 reverse vending machines installed across the state, contributing to its litter ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Energy and Carbon Management: A roadmap for sustainable production

    The concept of sustainability is not new for manufacturers, but there is still a wide disparity between how different companies think about and implement sustainability programs. At the highest level, many manufacturing executives believe in the intangible values of green and sustainability initiatives. However, few have been able to quantify this value in real dollar terms and even fewer ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 21st Century Sustainable Water Sector Utility Management

    Nearly a decade after an historic agreement among six water trade organizations and the EPA that pledged to develop a water sector utility management strategy, an expanded ten-partner coalition has come together to update the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Framework and Primer. EUM provides water leaders with a common sense, replicable, and proactive way to meet a broad range of complex ...

  • Sustainable supply chain strategies: managing working capital

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Armed with a solid business plan and stable operation, a company should be able to operate without concern. However executives, especially in the last few ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Sustainability at Harper Adams – Paul is energy manager of the year

    Paul Moran, Estates and Facilities Manager at Harper Adams University College, has been crowned Energy Manager of the Year at The Energy Institute’s Environment and Energy Awards 2011. The results were announced at the NEMEX Gala dinner, held during the Sustainability Live Conference and Exhibition in Birmingham. Paul, 39, was among six people to reach the finals, sponsored by the Energy ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Sustainable water management: better information for better choices

    'Clear information and citizen involvement are crucial if we are to bring about improvements in Europe's environment, particularly in the field of water', says Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the EEA. In a keynote speech at the European Water Partnership workshop (4th September 2008) in Zaragoza, Spain, Professor McGlade described sustainable water management as 'one of our ...

  • Waste Management Awards Companies for Sustainable Construction

    With construction customers across North America, Waste Management is today honoring 10 companies with its inaugural SustainabilityCircle of Excellence Award. This recognition, highlighting sustainable performances within the construction industry, looks to celebrate the builders who achieved important sustainability milestones in 2011, as determined by Waste Management's online  ...


  • Waste Management Awards Companies for Sustainable Construction

    Today, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced the winners of the 2012 Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award, a recognition given to the top customers in the construction industry who achieved outstanding sustainability milestones during the planning and building phases of their projects. To be considered for this award, each winner used Waste Management’s innovative ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Sustainable management in built environment needs more support

    Senior management could do more to promote the sustainable design and use of facilities in their organisations. A recent study found that a lack of understanding, focus and commitment by company executives was a significant barrier to the successfully implementing sustainable facilities management. Facilities management is a fast-growing discipline responsible for a diverse range of activities ...

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