Tag Archives: ISO 14001

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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Modern Slavery Bill: transforming construction CSR and supply chain management.

No responsible organisation in construction would want any association with modern day construction slavery, forced employment, child or migrant exploitation as we read increasingly often in the mainstream news, for example Qatar construction or closer to home with construction gangmaster organisations. Hence … 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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Managing Construction Carbons

Managing construction carbon is an essential part of successful project management. If you are not already using constructco2, here is our latest update release for the ConstructCO2 carbon monitoring toolkit… As part of the annual review of the ConstructCO2 toolkit’s conversion factors we have updated the Modes … Continue reading

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With the demise of SWMP’s – now is the time to rethink waste

This week DECC confirmed arrangements for the demise of SWMP’s You will no longer be required by law to prepare a site waste management plan (SWMP) from 1 December 2013. However, SWMPs may still be required by BREEAM, the planning … 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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Have we picked the low hanging fruit of Sustainable Construction?

The mid 90’s saw my first involvement with sustainable construction, as Business Improvement Manager, setting up strategy and awareness programmes for Mowlem Construction, driven it should be noted to address client bid requirements in PFI and Prime Contracting. At that … Continue reading

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