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.
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.
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 suppliers can expect to answer.
The recently published report by analyst firm Verdantix explains how PE INTERNATIONAL’s product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) software, GaBi, can support different business functions to incorporate sustainability considerations into relevant processes; decision-making at the product design and procurement stages, and to facilitate engaging sustainability communications by marketing and sales teams.
In The Business Case for Corporate Sustainability Tools, we demonstrate that corporate sustainability is beginning to entrench itself as fundamental to the basic workings of businesses. The White Paper references 12 independent research studies that support and offer guidance to EHS and Sustainability professionals struggling to instill a culture of sustainability within their organization.
Capturing data from utility bills is essential to tracking energy and resource use and calculating environmental impacts. Learn how automation can improve data transparency, facilitate reporting, inform strategic planning, and mitigate risks. Advance understanding of your company's current energy and resource use and justify investment in efficiency and sustainability programs.