|Statement from EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, November 5, 2015
On November 5, 2015, countries across the world took the historic step to work together on a 2016 Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to reduce the production and consumption of harmful hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), greenhouse gases that can be up to 10,000 times
Press Release, The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, December 1, 2015
On December 1, the White House announced additional commitments from 73 companies from across the American economy who are joining the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. With this announcement, a total of 154 companies will have signed the American Business
Press Release from AIHA, October 26, 2015
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has launched a Mold Resource Center, an online reference guide for consumers and professionals to learn fast facts on mold, the potential adverse health effects of mold exposure, why remediation and prevention is important, what to do if you are victim of
Summary of article by Todd Grover, EHS Today, October 13, 2015
Precautions for many hazards emphasize the role workers have in using safety equipment and following safety procedures. Our experience has also shown us many companies achieving a high level of employee accountability with their lockout programs. However, we have seen programs fail to prevent
UN Global Compact Unveils New Official Website Aiming to Spur Corporate Sustainability Action
Published by United Nations Global Compact, June 22, 2015
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the UN Global Compact has launched its new official website www.unglobalcompact.org.
The website is designed to support business at all stages along the corporate sustainability journey – from …
Environmental health and safety/social responsibility audits historically have been used as the principal tools to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and brand policy in the supply chain. This approach is coupled with development and implementation of a corrective action plan post-audit to promote supplier adherence to brand programs.