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  • ERM Global Product Stewardship Services

    Learn more about ERM´s global product stewardship services and experience

    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Case Study: Siam Cement Group

    Background Review Environmental, Health and Safety assurance and environmental performance across Thailand’s Siam Cement Group’s operations to give a clear picture of performance, and identify opportunities for improvement Our Approach Siam Cement...

    Thailand
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Case Study: Procter and Gamble

    Background Implement a turn-key project for Procter & Gamble to remediate a site under challenging circumstances ahead of sale in France. Our Approach   Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) Pharmaceutical Division had one French synthesis and manufacturing si...

    France
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Case Study: Modine

    Identifying energy consumption sources, and efficiency and process improvement opportunities Background Modine is a US-based company that designs, engineers, tests, and manufactures heat transfer products for a wide range of applications and...

    South Korea
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Case Study: IHI Corporation Ltd

    Background Conduct a comprehensive environmental impact assessment for three proposed LPG trains at a complex in Algeria for IHI Corporation. Our Approach IHI Corporation Ltd is a Japanese based company that produces a wide range of products for...

    Japan
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Making the link between process safety and sustainability

    By Malcolm Hutton Over the last two decades the Oil &Gas industry has made huge efforts to improve process safety performance. A key driver for this focus has been the large number of major accidents around the world, both onshore and offshore. ...

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    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • Improving business performance and minimizing risk by embedding sustainability considerations into the transaction lifecycle

    During the course of 2012, companies across the globe invested in excess of US$2.2 trillion in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity 1 . As well as putting vast amounts of money and a company’s reputation at stake, considerable management time i...

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    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) issues new guidelines – what will these mean for business?

    by James Margolis GRI - the story so far Since the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework, introduced its ‘G3’ guidelines for sustainability reporting in 2006...

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    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • GHG Inventories: from compliance to performance - the roadmap for corporate responses to climate change

    by Braulio Pikman It is now 15 years since climate change was included on the agendas of the largest corporations on the planet. In the beginning, it was a race to identify mitigation projects that could result in enhanced profits (carbon credits)...

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    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • ERM helps draft EIA technical guideline for all new construction, renovation and expansion projects in the pesticides industry in China

    ERM has worked with China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) to help produce The Technical Guideline for Environmental Impact Assessment – Construction Projects in the Pesticides Industry (HJ582-2010). Issued by China’s MEP in September,...

    China
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Competing in the New Economy

    Sustainability is reshaping the competitive landscape in every industry and companies able to anticipate changes and innovate early are reaping the benefits of improved operating efficiency, new growth and a stronger license to operate. Based on...

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    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • ERM to co-host conference addressing implementation of and compliance with EU chemical legislation REACH and CLP/GHS

    ERM has joined forces with Trasys and Field Fisher Waterhouse to host a two day conference addressing the implementation and compliance with two key EU Chemicals policy instruments - REACH and CLP/GHS. The event runs from 29-30 March and will...

    Belgium
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • What does the EPA's ruling mean for our clients?

    On September 22, 2009, the EPA finalized the nation's first comprehensive national system for reporting emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). The final rule requires monitoring to begin on January 1, 2010, with ful...

    United States
    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical
  • Untapped savings: Engaging staff to achieve resource efficiencies

    by Matt Haddon Re-examining cost cutting and efficiency assumptions Many businesses have driven operational improvement programs for years, often using Six Sigma and lean approaches to achieve efficiencies. Yet, substantial savings often remain...

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    Power
    Mining & Metals
    Oil & Gas
  • Doing More with Less; Decommissioning in a Downturn

    by John Waters Rushing to Closure Comes at a Cost Many companies are under considerable pressure to quickly reduce their manufacturing capacity. This is due to falling consumer demand, cost reduction drives and the need to maintain cash flows. In...

    Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical

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