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From Compliance to Pro-Active Safety with Mobility: Best Practices from Lendlease

From Compliance to Pro-Active Safety with Mobility: Best Practices from Lendlease

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time: 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Best-in-class companies drive EHS performance by ensuring the safety of their workers, preventing injuries and illnesses, and addressing near misses. In addition, by creating and nurturing a culture of safety, they go beyond simple compliance with regulations and implement … Read more »

Guide Helps Apparel Industry Minimize Waste, Pollution

The FluoroCouncil has published a best environmental practices guidance document for the global apparel industry to help mills and finishers minimize waste and environmental releases, while also keeping fluorinated product performance in the textile. Guidance for Best Environmental Practices (BEP) for the Global Apparel Industry: Including Focus on Fluorinated Repellent … Read more »

GM Shares Zero-Waste Best Practices

GM Shares Zero-Waste Best Practices

General Motors is sharing details about how it has turned more than half of its manufacturing plants into landfill-free facilities and which best practices helped the automaker turned its own waste byproducts into a $1 billion-a-year revenue generator. GM released a downloadable blueprint “The Business Case for Zero Waste” in … Read more »

Facebook Data Center Slashes Energy Use

Facebook has unveiled a green data center that it says uses 38 percent less energy to do the same work as its existing facilities, while costing 24 percent less – and the company says it wants other companies to adopt its technology. The Prineville, Ore., data center uses custom-designed servers, … Read more »

Environmental Reporting Pressures Greater than Ever

Environmental Reporting Pressures Greater than Ever

Environmental managers are becoming responsible for reporting ever-larger amounts of data, which they need to dissect in more and more ways, according to participants in an Environmental Leader webinar. Speaking to participants in yesterday’s webinar, Energy and Environmental Management: Best Practices for 2011 and Beyond, Hara’s Michel Gelobter said companies … Read more »

Leading CEOs Share Best Sustainability Practices

CEOs from Wal-Mart, Fedex, PepsiCo, Whirlpool and Verizon are among the 97 executives from leading U.S. companies that share some of their best sustainability initiatives in the Business Roundtables’ annual report. These companies have committed to reducing emissions, increasing energy efficiency and developing more sustainable business practices. The report, “Enhancing … Read more »

Execs Share Best Practices in Carbon Management, ‘Green’ Marketing

The ECO:nomics conference, hosted March 5 by the Wall Street Journal, yielded some best practices for businesses hoping to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint, as well as some tips in “green” marketing. Participants broke up into groups to discuss what works and what does not. Here’s a look … Read more »

APM Terminals Calls for Cooperation to Reduce Container Industry Emissions

APM Terminals is calling for global container terminal operators to share best practices and to standardize the metrics used for measuring their carbon footprints in an effort to improve the industry’s overall environmental performance, reports the Journal of Commerce. Henrik Kristensen, senior director of sustainability at APM, reported during his … Read more »

Ratings System Targets Environmental Impact of Roadways

The University of Washington and CH2M HILL have released a project-based roadway sustainability rating system that provides performance metrics and best practices for roadway design and construction. It covers the design process, construction activities within the work zone, materials hauling activities, production of Portland cement concrete and hot mix asphalt. … Read more »

Ten Best Practices for Writing a Great CSR Report

Although a new report helps readers gauge the value of information in corporate responsibility reports (CSR), it also provides valuable insight into how CSR reports should be written. In addition to helping readers quickly and easily identify the most valuable parts of CSR reports, the Boston College Center for Corporate … Read more »

Energy Intelligence Results in 15% Efficiency Boost for Manufacturers

The Aberdeen Group has identified Energy Intelligence, the heart of EPS’ energy and carbon reduction solutions, as a best practice approach to reducing energy use in the industrial manufacturing sector. The report, “Energy Intelligence: Creating Data Driven Efficiency,” based on data from more than 200 manufacturers, finds that those that … Read more »

Carrier, Novo Nordisk, Poland Spring Offer Best Practices to Reduce Fleet Emissions

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is showcasing the innovative ways three major companies are reducing their fleet carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. EDF says the best practices at Carrier, Novo Nordisk and Poland Spring can be adopted by all businesses across the nation to help reduce the more than 15 metric … Read more »