Category Archives: Knowledge Transfer

Opportunities to learn from the environmental experiences of other businesses

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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Evaluation of Compliance: Part II


In this second part of an article on the evaluation of compliance, I will explain the difference between the evaluation of compliance and internal audit & describe the evaluation of compliance in relation to the Code of Practice. You will … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Compliance: Part I


Common Ragwort In this first of two posts, I will explain the starting point for defining the specific “legal or other requirement” for a legal register under an environmental management system based on ISO 14001:2004. It should be noted that … Continue reading

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Engaging with risk in construction


CIRIA has released a free-download of a sister publication to Control of risk (SP125), which provides advice and methods for identifying, assessing, monitoring and managing risks in an informed and structured manner. Additionally, it gives advice on how to implement … Continue reading

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sniffer Report: The start of a new beginning for EMS certification?


The recent publication of a detailed analysis of the inter-relationships of the Environment Agencies, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), its accredited certification bodies and clients has been completed and published by sniffer (knowledge brokers for a resilient Scotland). The research … Continue reading

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Ash Dieback: A growing problem


Ash trees suffering with C. fraxinea infection has been found widely across Europe with a consignment of infected trees sent from a nursery in the Netherlands to a nursery in Buckinghamshire, England. Since then it has been found in a number and … Continue reading

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New environmental laws for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


If you are an environmental compliance professional with an international remit or an EMS Auditor with an international portfolio then you will know how difficult it can be to keep up-to-date with changes of environmental legislation. I have experienced this problem first-hand. … Continue reading

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