Monthly Archives: June 2012

SNIFFER Project: Improved Alignment of UKAS-accredited certification bodies’ activities with UK environment agencies’ regulatory processes.


Recently, Sniffer (a charity delivering knowledge based solutions to resilience and sustainability issues) has let a contract on behalf of the UK environmental regulators (Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Northern Ireland Environment Agency, and the Environment Agency for England & Wales) … Continue reading

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EU Resources Efficiency plans grow a sustainable economy


The European Commission has launched publications relating to resource efficiency and the sustainable use of natural resources in the EU. The head line driver is a prediction that if the EU alone carries on resources consumption at the current rates, the … Continue reading

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UK: First Country with Mandatory GHG Reporting


The UK is to become the first country to make it compulsory for companies to include emissions data for their entire organisation in their annual reports. The United Kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg made the announcement today (21 June 2012) at … Continue reading

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ISO 14001 Survey: Towards the future of EMS


The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) have, just published, the results of their recent ISO 14001 survey findings to help contribute to IEMA’s position on the revision of ISO 14001:2004 over the next two years through to the … Continue reading

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Free Regional Environmental Forums


Valpak, one of the original packaging compliance organisations but, now, increasingly a provider of environmental solutions for UK organisations, has organised a number of free regional events to keep up-to-date with ever-changing environmental legislation. The format will be a panel of experts answering any questions … Continue reading

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