sustainability management News

  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EU publishes damning report of emissions offsets, calling into question EU’s aviation climate strategy

    The European Commission has published a damning study of carbon offsets, finding that 85% of the offset projects under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to date failed in the objective of reducing emissions. Transport & Environment (T&E) said the aviation sector runs ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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  ...


  • Sustainable management of forests priority of next G8 Summit

    Sustainable forest management will be a key issue for Japan’s G8 presidency this year, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda announced today at a Climate Change Forum in Brasilia. “While promoting ‘sustainable forest management,’ we need to try to halt deforestation and forest degradation,” PM Fukuda said at the opening session of the GLOBE Brasilia Legislators Forum.  “I intend to promote a ...


    By The World Bank

  • DSM`s sustainable supply chain management recognized

    Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has been awarded the Sustainable Supply Chain Award 2012 for its responsible way of managing its supply chain. This is the fourth award this month that recognizes DSM's sustainability efforts, its transparency and its leadership. The prize was awarded by the VBDO, the Dutch Association of Investors for ...


    By DSM

  • 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 ...

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