Category Archives: Business Benefits

Latest and developing issues where businesses can benefit from an environmental management system

CONSULTATION: ISO DIS 19011


The revision of ISO 19011:2011 is well underway with the current DIS (Draft International Standard) available for public comment during a consultation phase. The DIS is available for public comments from 4 August 2017 to 26 September 2017. ISO 19011 is … Continue reading

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UK Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Conversion Factors 2017


The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the emission conversion factors, that can be used to report on 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by UK-based organisations of all sizes, and for international organisations reporting … Continue reading

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Serious eLearning Manifesto – Helping your sustainability journey


Through my delivery of sustainability and environmental management to my clients, I have given my endorsement to the Serious eLearning Manifesto, a set of 22 principles designed to improve the effectiveness of eLearning as a learning and development tool. The Manifesto … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: The Queen’s Speech 2017


The Queen’s Speech forms part of the State Opening of the United Kingdom’s Parliament for each session and today (21 June 2017 – 11:30 Hrs BST) follows the same tradition without the usual “pomp and circumstance” as it was not … Continue reading

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In celebration of World Environment Day 2017 & other Days


This past week has been full of days, literally, to celebrate the role of environmental professionals. The week proved a valuable opportunity to take time out from my daily work to celebrate, share and network with other environmental and sustainability … Continue reading

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The process for the Great Repeal Bill starts…


Following on from yesterday’s (29 March 2017) Prime Minister’s letter triggering the Article 50 process to facilitate the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, the UK Government have published the White Paper to start the process for the Great Repeal … Continue reading

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Treatment and disposal of invasive non-native plants


Many Environmental Managers working across the construction sector or with Facilities Management for a number of sites will have experienced the dreaded Japanese Knotweed or its cousins; Himalayan balsam and giant hogweed. These plants are what is known as “Invasive … Continue reading

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