A lot of companies are starting to embrace the push for sustainability. Organizations often list “environmental stewardship” or something similar as a core value. This doesn’t appear to be a phase that we as a society are going through. Respect for the environment is quickly becoming a standard trait that is expected of all successful businesses - big and small.
As of January 3, 2018, the EPA employed 14,162 workers. That number is down from about 15,000 from just two years prior. If all employees who are eligible for retirement choose to do so by the year 2021, the EPA workforce should shrink by nearly half.
In our current digital age, there are tools to manage just about every aspect of your organization’s sustainability program. Collections of spreadsheets can help you document compliance, training, and observations, while hard drives may house copies of your permits, check sheets, and forms.
Management expert Peter Drucker believed that “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” That is, if you don’t have a solid system in place for documenting specific metrics, you lack the ability to properly manage them.
Machinery companies looking to improve their own EHS functions can learn from Caterpillar’s latest sustainability report. Take a look at some of the top insights we discovered and learn how you can use their efforts to your own advantage.
The students enrolled at your university are trusting you to provide more than just a solid education. Though it isn’t always a conscious thought, they expect to receive that education in a safe environment. How are you prepared to deliver?
EHS Insight will be showcasing its environmental, health and safety (EHS) management software in booth #210 at the Environmental Leader Conference 2017. The event, scheduled for June 5-7, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in Denver, Colorado.
From making individual parts to building the whole car, there’s a lot riding on your reputation in the automotive industry. While many nonautomotive companies primarily concern themselves with the safety of their employees, your EHS department pulls double duty by also considering the safety of your end users.
It does not matter if you work in the oil industry or not – EHS managers can always count on Shell’s annual sustainability report to learn ways to improve their own operations.
Solar energy isn’t exactly new technology, but recent developments and improvements have placed the energy source leaps and bounds over where it was just a decade ago.