Commercial buildings, including office spaces are responsible for over 40% operating expenses borne by the business. It is estimated that office and residential buildings will contribute to 8% of the total global energy by the year 2050. It is also estimated that commercial buildings all over the world alone will release 3,800 megatons of carbon by 2050.
Many organizations are now actively working to improve community relations and prove to their neighbors, vendors, and customers that they are striving to be environmentally sensitive and promote sustainability. Reducing water consumption is one way they are accomplishing this.
Going green is one of the most desirable trends of modern industry. This is for good reason. The benefits both to the environment and to business make renewable energy and materials a positive for just about everyone.
Designed to drive peak performance in the areas of health, safety, risk, environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) & operational excellence, the VelocityEHS Accelerate Platform is the starting point of an exciting journey that will change how EHS software delivers value to the organizations who adopt it.
Sustainable product sales have increased 40 percent since 2014 representing a gain of $43 billion. Sustainable product growth is not limited to just one market sector. Increased focus on sustainability for core industrial markets puts industrial PPE in the mix.
Although safety is the primary concern when purchasing Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC), consider the environmental impact of the manufacture of those garments. Adopting responsible manufacturing measures is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for business.
Single use plastics are the hot topic of the moment – and with good reason. They’re non-biodegradable meaning once created they will never disappear from the environment. When consumers open the bin to drop their plastic waste in that may be the last they see of it but it’s far from the end of the story.
VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software, today announced an update to its VelocityEHS Mobile App that empowers employees to conduct inspections and observations from their mobile devices, even when offline. The simple-to-use app allows workers to instantly report incidents, near misses and hazards – with or without internet connectivity – via a smartphone or tablet device.
On Demand Combustible dust and safety experts outline the steps to create, implement, and sustain a combustible dust program and do it right. We will also discuss preferred practice, how to avoid common pitfalls and discuss sustainability practices.