Monthly Archives: February 2016

Future Learn: Opportunities for Sustainability Skills

As presented in an earlier post, Future Learn ( is a useful, free educational resource. Future Learn is a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education … Continue reading

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What can Environmental Managers learn from Six Sigma and ISO 18404?

Recently (2 February 2016), I attended the British Standards Institution (BSI) launch event of ISO 18404:2015 Quantitative methods in process improvement – Six Sigma – competencies for key personnel and their organizations in relation to Six Sigma and Lean implementation. With … Continue reading

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ESOS: Where are we now?

Based on readily available data from edie ( and the Energyst (, I have prepared a graphical representation of the compliance chronology of the ESOS Notifications to the Environment Agency since May 2015 to 29 January 2016. Readers familiar with … Continue reading

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