Tag Archives: environment

Patagonia Worn Wear – UK Tour

“Let’s all become radical environmentalists” commented Patagonia chief executive Rose Marcario “As individual consumers, the single best thing we can do for the planet is to keep our stuff in use longer. This simple act of extending the life of … Continue reading

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Integrating environmental management with business strategy. ISO14001:2015 published: Key revisions outlined.

At last, the long awaited next edition of ISO 14001:2015, integrating environmental management with business strategy has been published and available here NEW IN ISO 14001 (updated from my blog post 13 July 2015) ISO 14001:2015 adopts the High Level Structure which is … Continue reading

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Changes to ISO 14001: 2015 identified.

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 2 July 2015 with the issue of ISO/FDIS 14001. This document is the final draft before the publication of the standard (scheduled for September 2015). The convention at … Continue reading

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Cowed: A Book Review

Cowed:  The Hidden Impact of 93 million Cows on America’s Health, Economy, Politics, Culture and Environment,  Denis Hayes and Gail Boyer Hayes Do Cows hibernate Dad? asked one of my sons a decade or so ago when we moved into rural … Continue reading

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Grey to Green sustainability – revisited

Where are you on the Grey to Green spectrum is a question I often ask at sustainability and CSR sessions with clients or in workshops. Cornucopian Thinking: The glass that will always refills itself no matter what we do. Indeed the natural … Continue reading

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Inspired by Biomimicry

I participated in a short, sharp but highly inspirational #biomimicry tweetchat last night, hosted by TreeHugger with questions fielded by Janine Benyus “Every design guideline that we need to plan the future already exists … in the bottomland hardwood forest … Continue reading

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Improvement through PAS 91

PAS 91 has recently been updated to align with the Government Construction Strategy. Here are some of my thoughts on recently providing PAS91 support (training events, webinars and live bid support) As with all bidding the trick is to:  “delight … Continue reading

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