sustainable management News

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • Waste Management Wins Sustainable Florida Award

    Waste Management’s Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility has been named the winner of the 2012 Sustainable Florida Best Practice Award in the large business division at the organization’s annual awards ceremony in Palm Beach Gardens. The Sustainable Florida award is the premier state-level recognition for accomplishments and leadership in sustainable ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Showcase

    The importance of groundwater monitoring

    Groundwater monitoring is an essential element in any environmental information system. Based upon validated groundwater monitoring data, information is derived on which decisions can be made. Constant monitoring provides the necessary data input for your smart environment and is basically the basis of the decision making process concerning spatial planning and climate change adaptation. As in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Sustainable Dentistry

    Sustainability now plays an important role in many professional fields and dentistry is no exception. To recognize and encourage sustainable dental practices, ASTM Subcommittee E60.80 on General Sustainability Standards has begun to develop a proposed new standard, WK34710, Practice for Sustainable Dentistry. E60.80 is under the jurisdiction ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sustainability as a Discipline?

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Sustainability - CSR - Green Business - Do we have an exact, precise definition of what these terms mean or do they all blur together?  Quite often in our business sustainability ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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 ...

  • Sustainability purchasing

    Offshoring - The Wal-Mart effect - Corporate Responsibility - These are some of the drivers behind the trend line towards more green and sustainable purchasing. More and more organizations are adopting sustainability or Corporate Responsibility (CR) commitments - public declarations that the firm is integrating environmental, ethical, and social factors throughout their business strategies, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sustainable Manufacturing

    Sustainable manufacturing has become an ongoing topic of discussion across a wide range of industries. Consisting of processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and other natural resources, sustainable manufacturing also incorporates economically sound processes that are safe for employees, communities and consumers. To facilitate the development and use of ...


    By ASTM International

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