Top Considerations When Evaluating, Choosing and Deploying EHS, Carbon and Water Tracking Software
Many companies are evaluating, choosing, and deploying software to manage their environmental, safety and health operations and impacts, as well as looking for more efficient alternatives to measure and manage their footprint for such things as greenhouse gas emissions and water use. However, choosing from among the many offerings is no simple feat. There are products available at a wide range of price points, and with a dizzying array of features. Some are cloud-based, others not. Choosing a software package means evaluating it against complex regulations, financial risks, and issues related to your company’s reputation and valuation.
In this hour-long webcast you’ll learn best practices and lessons learned from experienced EHS and compliance professionals from ArcelorMittal and FujiFilm on managing successful software projects involving EHS and water and carbon tracking. You’ll receive actionable advice for your own project that will help you avoid common pitfalls and traps that can derail your deployment and implementation.
Among the things you’ll learn
- What to consider when developing the scope of a software project implementation
- Which internal organizational groups should be involved
- Best ways to integrate software with your existing internal systems
- Best practices in deployment and implementation of software projects
Harold Williams, Senior Manager of EHS, Fujifilm Holdings America Corporation
As Senior Manager of EHS, Harold William’s responsibilities include compliance oversight for OSHA, RCRA, CAA, TSCA, Reach, DOT, FDA, Fire Protection standards, chemical product compliance, driving energy efficiency efforts and several remediation projects. Harold Williams works with local facility specialists to create and implement the management systems supporting these programs and rollout of nationwide systems to strengthen delivery of programs. Internal customers include chemical distribution warehouses, chemical mixing and reaction facilities, R&D labs and sales.
James Jensen, VP, Professional Services, Enviance
As Vice President of Professional Services, James Jensen is responsible for the project delivery and implementation of the Enviance Solutions. James and his team utilize industry leading best practices to design and deliver customized environmental compliance, energy, and regulatory driven solutions to clients. James works with customers to collaborate all programmatic requirements and strategies to aid solution adoption and leverage the full functionality of the Enviance platform. James brings over 15 years of technical consulting experience in environmental compliance and permitting with the largest major utilities, oil and gas, energy, chemical, and general manufacturing companies, as well as the Department of Defense.
Paul Carpenter, Manager of Environmental & Real Estate Information & Reporting, ArcelorMittal
Paul Carpenter is the Manager of Environmental Information and Reporting with the Environmental Affairs and Real Estate group at ArcelorMittal, the largest Steel manufacturer in the world. Paul manages all aspects of ArcelorMittal USA’s Environmental data management and quality assurance for global reporting including, air, water, waste, TRI and sustainability key performance indicators. Mr. Carpenter’s origins were in Information Technology (IT) from enterprise JD Edwards ERP implementation to supporting the internal infrastructure in drug wholesale and manufacturing organizations. With over 15 years experience in the Information Technology field and subsequent Environmental experience enabled the bridging between IT and Environmental to more effectively mitigate risk, improve reporting and centralize data management.
Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group
Joel is Executive Editor of GreenBiz.com and author of "Strategies for the Green Economy," among other books. For more than 20 years, he has been a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. The Associated Press has called Joel "the guru of green business practices".