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Carbon Forum Asia 2010

Event: 27th Oct 2010 – 28th Oct 2010

CARBON FORUM ASIA is the leading annual Carbon Market Trade Fair & Conference in the Asia-Pacific, where carbon credits and CDM project financing opportunities are abound. It is the platform of choice for Carbon Market professionals and governments to discuss key industry trends and issues that will shape the future of carbon trading and CDM markets in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

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Measuring Organisational Carbon Footprint, ISO 14064

20th Nov 2009 by Alex Briggs

ISO 14064: an emerging standard on Greenhouse Gas
accounting and verification is the title of a working paper on ISO’s latest GHG standard. The paper from Kevin Boehmer, Canadian Standards Association and
Secretary for the ISO Working Group 5 on Climate Change and
Aleg Cherp, ECOLOGIA and Central European University
Budapest and an expert on the ISO Working Group 5 on Climate Change, takes a closer look at the development of ISO 14064, the voluntary standard for organisations looking to measure and report on their organisation’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

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LRQA Business Assurance ISO 14001 Podcast – ALcontrol Case Study

15th Sep 2009 by Alex Briggs

ALcontrol is one of Europe’s leading environmental and food testing organisations. David Doherty, ALcontrol’s Health & Safety and Environmental Manager talked to us about their ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems implementation and certification. Listen in as David talks about tangible benefits, internal and external, financial and non-financial, short and long-term, that ALcontrol’s LRQA certified ISO 14001 EMS has delivered.

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LRQA Environmental Webinar Series, Part 1 – ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

Event: 10th Sep 2009

Register to attend the latest in the LRQA Business Assurance Webinar Series, which takes an up close look at ISO 14001, the global Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Standard.

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New research shows recession is forcing rethink of supply chain strategies

5th Jun 2009

A recent article on supplychainstandard.com reports on the results from a new survey PRTM conducted following the collapse of the credit markets. The new survey results and analysis reflect the views of more than 75 global manufacturing and service companies.

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TOMAL® identifies QMS certification as a key business strategy during major economic changes

4th Jun 2009

TOMAL® identifies QMS certification as a key business strategy during major economic changes New LRQA and TOMAL® Case study looks at how the Quality Management System (QMS) implemenetd by TOMAL with the support of LRQA’s Business Assurance approach helped them get through a difficult time.

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Business Assurance Thought and Link of the Day, March 25, 2009: Supply Chains

25th Mar 2009 by Alex Briggs

Today’s thought and link are related to global supply chains and are from the same source, Bob Ferrari’s blog.

Tata didn’t set the price of the Nano by calculating the cost of production and then adding to margin. Rather it set $2500 as the price that it thought customers could pay and then worked back, with the help of partners willing to take on a challenge, to build a $2500 car that would reward all involved with a small profit.

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Measuring your Supply Chain Performance

22nd Sep 2008 by Alex Briggs

This Supply Chain Market article takes an in-depth look at supply chain performance, asking some of the tough questions. Supply Chain Assurance is all about ensuring that your supply chain is functioning at maximum capacity and efficiency. The role of management efficiency is highlighted here.

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The Corporate Water Footprint Summit 2008

Event: 16th Dec 2008 – 17th Dec 2008

Measuring Your Water Footprint and Identifying Water Usage Hotspots – Both Internally & Across The Supply Chain – To Assess Risks, Reduce Costs & Guarantee Business Continuity.

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Major manufacturers and retailers refine shipping and logistics operations to save energy costs

2nd Sep 2008

A survey just released by eyefortransport tells us what for most green-minded professionals seems obvious: High fuel prices are causing the country’s manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers to rethink their transportation strategies.

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