Adelaide, South Australia
In the face of rising global environmental challenges, business is confronted by competitive markets within which environmental performance will become increasingly more important.
In addition to the environmental imperative there is now, as dramatically demonstrated in the Stern Report, the economic imperative.
The advent of carbon trading has added to this realization by business of the necessity of an appropriate environmental management system (EMS) to manage and measure their environmental impacts – a far cry from 2004/5 which saw a fall in ISO14001 within Australia.
Worldwide the simplest and most cost effective EMS is shown to be Ecomapping, a tool which the European Union is rolling out to all 27 member countries because it forms the baseline assessment which seamlessly leads to, via the ISOEasy tool, an ISO14001 certifiable system. Following the Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology it is a low cost model which easily integrates into the way a business functions. The cost of installation of an EMS using this method has typically been found to be 1/3rd the cost of conventional methods.
In just ten A4 pages, Ecomapping provides a snapshot of the environmental footprint of a business at a particular point in time while providing the basis of a certifiable EMS.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink!
The Global Picture
End 2005 111,162 ISO 14001 certifications in 138 countries. Up 24% from 2004
End 2005 1,178 ISO 14001 Certifications
We lost 120 certifications, down by 5.3% from 2004
Globally there are over 80million businesses
EMS take up world wide is approximately 0.13 % of all businesses organisations or 1 in 700 businesses in the 9 years since the 1996 release of ISO 14000
What Motivates and Moves business? The actions of your
In an Open Free Market
The Market & Stakeholders are the Governor
“Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.”
1804 to 1881
Profit = Revenue - Costs
The new responsibilities for the business to manage
The Revenue Story
We need to transform the way we do business
How do we do this?
Ecomapping provides an entry level with the lowest barriers to adoption
Ecomapping is visual and about maps
in Micros 50% bad practise and attitudes
Environmental Problems in Micros 50% bad practise and attitudes
Recording the material flows
Ecomapping toolbox in 10 STEPS
Light procedures, corrective action for ISO 14001 and EMAS = the step stones
How to move from an environmental screenshot and visual + location based approach to a lasting management system and to continual improvement and to ISO 14001 ?
Mission impossible ?
ISO Easy to ISO 14001 Certification
• In clusters the cost of consultants is typically 1/3rd of conventional installations. In Europe typically around €1,500 using ISOEasy.
You cannot manage what you cannot measure. Ecomapping helps you
“Economic performance is the first responsibility of the business. Economic performance is the base without which a business cannot discharge any other responsibilities, cannot be a good employer good citizen, a good neighbour….Every organisation must assume full responsibility for its impact on employees, the environment, customers and whomever and whatever it touches.
That is its social responsibility.”
Peter Drucker, Business management guru.
“On the Profession of Management”
The business model of the future will see sustainable business behaviour as the only way to manage