Water crises present one of the top global risks for companies over the next decade. So how can corporations future-proof their water supply?
BP has paid $25.4 billion in environment, health and safety cases brought by federal regulatory agencies since 2010, according to a database that tracks major EHS violators. But the oil giant isn’t alone in its staggering EHS compliance costs. Seven other major firms — including Anadarko Petroleum ($5.2 billion) and ... Read more »
Learn how companies are creating business value from sustainability and receive guidance on how to develop, manage and grow sustainability programs with help from a new, free guide from the Global Environmental Management Initiative. The Sustainability 101 guide provides a baseline understanding of the subject; offers a simple approach to ... Read more »
Infrastructure firm Gannett Fleming has joined the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI), which develops insights, networking and collaborative sustainability solutions for business. Gannett Fleming provides planning, design, technology and construction management services for a diverse range of markets and disciplines. It is the first architecture/engineering/construction firm to join GEMI. Earlier ... Read more »
The Global Environmental Management Initiative has launched a Supply Chain Sustainability (SCS) Tool, which aims to help procurement professionals compare products’ cost as well as environmental impact. “The SCS tool has been designed as a guide to help support and assist with strategic sourcing and procurement by providing visibility into ... Read more »
The Global Environmental Management Initiative has launched a toolkit designed to help corporations better address sustainability topics by communicating the value of sustainability to employees and using other internal means to achieve objectives. The GEMI Quick Guide on Cultivating Sustainability Within an Organization includes best practices and mini case studies from ... Read more »
The Global Environmental Management Initiative and Environmental Defense Fund have teamed up to expand the adoption of their water efficiency toolkit for companies in water-stressed areas as drought conditions persist on the West Coast and throughout the Southwest. The EDF-GEMI Water Management Application (WaterMAPP) toolkit is a MS Excel-based, multi-tabbed ... Read more »
The Global Environmental Management Initiative is developing a tool focused on supply chain sustainability and the procurement decision-making process. The free, interactive online tool is intended to help companies prioritize supply chain processes and identify “hotspot” processes as well as opportunities for improvement, according to the green business alliance whose ... Read more »