In 2008, the ThyssenKrupp leadership undertook a sustainability audit to help them devise a long-term strategy. In the process they uncovered many opportunities for improvement and cost savings. This case study details their transparency and disclosure journey from discovery to implementation and realization of their goal of providing full transparency into all of its products and processes.
This free white paper, The Role of Sustainability in Enterprise Risk Management, explains the benefits of developing a business strategy that focuses on these two principles. Authors James Lam and Francis Quinn provide their industry pioneering insights on how embracing these two topics as a single strategy is good for any company's bottom line.
The California Energy Commission recently updated its Title 24 Energy Efficiency standards requiring businesses to implement technologies that enable highly efficient and zero-net-energy buildings with systems that are integrated with advanced communications capabilities. Learn more about the new legislation, what it means to you and how you can become compliant.
Selecting an appropriate strategy for verifying product environmental sustainability has become an increasingly complicated process for manufacturers in the electronics marketplace. This UL white paper provides details on the sustainability verification options available to electronics manufacturers.
This UL white paper provides an introduction to IAQ issues in relation to furniture products and building materials, and discusses how certification programs support manufacturers’ efforts to substantiate legitimate claims for their products with a review of the causes and effects of poor IAQ, and the common types of VOCs that can adversely impact human health.
The Product Mindset is the only global study of its kind, highlighting key findings and insights about the ways manufacturers and consumers think and make decisions about products. For the first time ever, key research findings and priority rankings from The Product Mindset are available for you to analyze, segment and explore through a new interactive tool.
Drawn from more than 25 interviews with corporate EHS and sustainability leaders, as well as recognized experts in the environmental business movement, this report offers a unique look at how leadership companies are managing corporate EHS and sustainability today, and the thinking that will drive program development tomorrow.
Are you interested in helping organizations around the country become leaders in environmental stewardship? This career guide examines the rising demand for skilled sustainability professionals and how the University of Colorado-Boulder’s online non-credit sustainability management certificates are a perfect fit for anyone looking to enter this dynamic, exciting field.
It is imperative to perform measurement and verification on every project you’ve completed to determine the project’s success, however it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why we’ve created this handy M&V cheat sheet, which summarizes the different types of Measurement & Verification (M&V), essential terminology, tips, and industry standards like IPMVP. Use this cheat sheet as a reference the next time you complete an efficiency project and want to measure its results.
There is a great deal of debate within the environmental and manufacturing communities about which materials can be claimed as pre-consumer recycled content. UL Environment encourages an end to this debate and has developed this document to provide clarity on interpreting existing guidelines to validate claims of pre-consumer recycled content and to serve as a reference for manufacturers.
The waste and recycling industry is at a crossroads of change, and this change has opened up a significant opportunity for multi-site businesses to drive financial and environmental savings. This is a must-read for multi-site organizations looking to drive bottom line savings and improved environmental performance.
In this paper, we share four common energy efficiency opportunities and a guide to help you leverage them in a way that optimizes the rebate and contributes to the overall ROI of your efficiency investments. Read, Ecova’s white paper, How to Capitalize on Billions in Available Energy Incentives, to learn more.
Finally! A cheat sheet to help navigate the complex world of energy project finance. Commercial loans, leases, PACE, ESA, PPA ... Financing options explained and mapped to the best fit for different sized efficiencyand/or distributed generation projects.
A Tactical and Practical Approach (TAPA) to Developing a Defensible and Manageable Sustainability Program
Increasingly, suppliers are being asked to respond to sustainability scorecard requests, which can be a complicated and time-consuming task. In A Supplier's Guide to Sustainability Assessments, you'll learn more about the sustainability assessments being used by major brands and the types of questions