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Enviance
Carlsbad
market leading environmental ERP system helping companies worldwide manage GHG emissions, carbon accounting, and environmental compliance
Interests: environmental compliance, ghg emissions, ghg tracking, EH&S, corporate environmental compliance, corporate sustainability, csr
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Society’s understanding of corporate sustainability has evolved significantly in the last decade. 10 years ago, corporations were mostly judged on the impacts generated within their four walls; today organizations are under increasing pressure to understand and reduce the entire environmental footprint of their products and supply chain. Many organizations are now voluntarily doing what is called a Scope 3 Assessment to better understand their greenhouse gas emissions and analyze all of the environmental impacts that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
For organizations subject to environmental regulatory compliance, incident management can become a complex business process, with specific recording and reporting requirements and with significant risks involved. Designing an incident management system that meets not only regulatory requirements, but a company’s current and future business needs, calls for strategic thinking and planning throughout multiple layers of the organization. Our new white paper – “Stop the Sleuthing: Designing An Incident Management System That Works” – examines the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
In many cases, companies adopt Enviance to fully replace legacy systems for environmental compliance, regulatory reporting and other capabilities. However, the transition can seem more daunting if certain systems cannot be replaced and must instead be altered to work with an Enviance ecosystem. How can companies reconcile the old with the new? Our new white paper – “Integration Station: How One Company Got More From Their Enviance Implementation” – shows how one petroleum storage and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
As rainfall monitoring and on-demand sampling become increasingly tied to permit renewals and applications, these requirements can become challenging – particularly for organizations with widespread, remote locations. In our latest white paper – “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring (Data): Weather Monitoring in Near Real-Time Using Web Services” – you can learn how one Eastern U.S. coal operator adapted when the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection began including “Special Sampling Requirements” in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
The summer days are here! Let us know what your corporate policy is to accomodate the hot temperatures. Leave your comments below! Loading... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Since the need to understand regulations and environmental obligations has become more critical and complex, companies are now using enterprise-wide software systems to track, manage and report environmental compliance. With all of this raw data being collected, companies might be asking themselves how environmental data already captured in their systems for compliance purposes can be leveraged in a way that also creates business value. Enviance’s new e-book, “5 Ways to Create Business Value with your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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It’s the Fourth of July, and we’re all feeling pretty patriotic this week. In honor of Independence Day, we thought it might be appropriate to post some inspiring energy facts about the United States: Renewables Galore—In January 2013, 100 percent of electric capacity added in the U.S. was renewable The State of Solar—According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, The U.S. installed a total of 723 MW of solar in Q1 2013, up 33 percent... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
This is a letter from President Cabrera to the 2013 Environmental March Madness judges. George Mason University made it to the “Finest Four” and was a close second to this year’s National Champion. Before I arrived at George Mason University last summer, I was invited to chair the 3rd Global Forum on Responsible Management Education at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20) in Rio de Janeiro. To my delight, I learned that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Name: Roger LeBlanc School: George Mason University Major: Environmental and Sustainability Studies Roger LeBlanc is an undergraduate at George Mason University and was one of two winners of Google Nexus Tablets from our Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament. At Mason, Roger is an academic standout and a dynamic leader in student sustainability initiatives. As a sophomore, Roger was a peer mentor in the Sustainability Living Learning Community (SLLC) in the dorms, organizing resident events... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Name: Ariel Miller School: The Ohio State University Major: Environmental Policy and Management; Anthropology Ariel Miller is a senior at Ohio State, and was one of two winners of Google Nexus Tablets from our Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament. Ariel is involved in a number of food system sustainability efforts on campus and around Columbus. For the tournament, she was asked to speak for the video submission about her student organization "Growing Green,” an... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY! If you haven’t registered yet for our complimentary live webinar on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 11am/2pm then you’d better get to it! Our live converstation will feature speakers from Tampa Electric Company and CH2M HILL, giving you valuable information about how to successfully evaluate, choose and deploy EHS, carbonr and water tracking software. In this second installment of our webcast you’ll learn more best practices and lessons learned from experienced EHS... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
At our annual User Conference a couple of weeks ago, we were lucky enough to hear from Dr. Neil Drobny, director of the Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) program at The Ohio State University – this year’s National Champion in our Environmental March Madness Tournament and winner of the $5000 grant (pictured below receiving a check from Enviance CEO Larry Goldenhersh). As an educator, Dr. Drobny's interests relate to the business case for sustainability... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
It's time again for our monthly poll, where we ask your opinion on a wide range of pressing environmental regulation issues. Our goal is to identify what matters most to you and present your unfiltered opinions on a host of hot button topics. It's Springtime already, after the showers and into the flowers (or so we hope)! Time is flying! Now that the year is rolling into its second half, take a moment to think... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Last week, Enviance brought together some of the world’s leading experts on environmental compliance and sustainability for our annual User Conference. Professionals from a variety of industries, including oil, gas, coal, retail, manufacturing and utility, met to discuss the latest trends in environmental compliance and best practices for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions, waste and other metrics. Along with the usual topical sessions ranging from Title V requirements to spill management during Hurricane Sandy, we were... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Every year on Earth Day, people all over the world celebrate our planet through actions meant to honor the Earth and the environment we live in. This includes outdoor celebrations, tree planting, awareness campaigns and educational programs focused on conservation and sustainability. For the past couple of years, Earth Day has held special significance at Enviance. Last week we closed our Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament and while Ohio State was our official National... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
It's time again for our monthly poll, where we ask your opinion on a wide range of pressing environmental regulation issues. Our goal is to identify what matters most to you and present your unfiltered opinions on a host of hot button topics. As the rain starts up, everyone's just waiting for the flowers to bloom and the showers to end. While you're inside waiting for the first days of spring, give this food for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Today we’re happy to be announcing our “National Champion,” The Ohio State University! Through its on-campus sustainability initiatives, innovative environmental program, and sheer breadth of opportunities for its students, as well as the overwhelming level of student and faculty engagement, Ohio State proved it was not just a NCAA powerhouse, but also an institution truly committed to the environment. The credit specifically goes to Ohio State’s Environment, Economy, Development & Sustainability (EEDS) Program, the flagship... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Today, we are pleased to reveal the schools that have made it to the “Finest Four” round of the Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament. To move on to the “Finest Four,” the “Environmental Eight” were evaluated by our panel of expert judges on their initial survey, as well as the second round of supplementary essays, videos and photos submitted by students and faculty. These schools are now in the running to be named the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
As the teams in the NCAA’s Sweet Sixteen hit the hardwood this weekend to determine the Elite Eight, we announced our own “Environmental Eight” yesterday, the eight schools remaining in our Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament. To advance, the previously announced “Sustainable 16” were asked to submit photos, videos and essays, both from students and faculty, to further demonstrate the strength of their environmental academics and their commitment to on-campus sustainability practices. We were... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Enviance would like to congratulate those schools that made it to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen this week. While University of Florida, Michigan State University and Ohio State University compete for college basketball’s biggest prize, they are also competing for a “National Championship” title in our Second Annual Environmental March Madness tournament! The Environmental March Madness tournament gives colleges and universities across the country an opportunity to prove that they are unparalleled at preparing students to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Tomorrow night for Earth Hour, the Enviance team, along with millions of individuals, businesses, governments and other organizations around the world will go dark for one hour, uniting in the common goal to show support and commitment for a brighter environmental future. Earth hour is more than the symbolic action of switching off lights for an hour: it’s an ongoing movement, raising awareness and driving real action to bring about persistent change. It’s a real... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Two weeks ago Enviance, in partnership with GreenBiz Group and Qualtrics, invited students and staff of the recently announced “Sustainable Sixteen” schools to submit supplementary materials demonstrating why their school deserves to advance to the next round of Enviance’s Second Annual Environmental March Madness (#EnviroU) Tournament. Since then we have received an unprecedented number of outstanding submissions – all told, students and staff sent in more than 800 photos, 150 essays and 30 videos! Now... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
It's time again for our monthly poll, where we ask your opinion on a wide range of pressing environmental regulation issues. Our goal is to identify what matters most to you and present your unfiltered opinions on a host of hot button topics. Springtime is here! And as you're out and about enjoying the first months of sunshine, give this food for thought a try! Get involved and tell us what you think! Loading... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
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Two weks ago, Enviance, in partnership with GreenBiz Group and Qualtrics, introduced the “Sustainable 16,” the country’s top environmental universities as determined by an expert panel of judges in the Second Annual Environmental March Madness (#EnviroU) tournament. Now, these 16 schools are competing to move on to the next round. We have already received many outstanding submissions from students in the form of essays, photos and videos highlighting why their school deserves to be part... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance
Last week GreenBiz hosted its 6th annual State of Green Business webcast, based on the 2013 report. For those of you who were unable to participate, we wanted to share a few of the key takeaways. If you’d like to watch the webcast for yourself, the recording is still available online here. Published by GreenBiz and Trucost, the report used a set of predetermined indicators to examine key trends in business sustainability – looking at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at EHS Matters: A Blog by Enviance