The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Institute for Sustainability is well positioned to establish a baseline definition of what Sustainability entails, as well as to establish a Body of Knowledge (BOK) in the field of sustainability. The body of knowledge at the heart of the new sustainability credential is based on AIChE’s Sustainability Index.
April 29-30, 2014
IfS is supporting a workshop aimed at creating standard Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) sustainability assessment methodologies, to be published in a guidance document. This workshop seeks funding from a crowdfunding platform.
July 22-25, 2014
This conference, organized by the PanAm RCN with AIChE, IfS and SBE, will gather a network of biofuels sustainability researchers from a wide range of disciplines along with industry leaders, government officials, leaders of non-governmental organizations, foundations, and other professionals to focus on a range of sustainability issues.
December 11, 2013
December 4, 2013
Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy Journal
The Boiler MACT regulation provides compliance options that include pollution-abatement equipment, work practices, and energy efficiency improvements. An energy management and reporting system (EMRS) can be a part of a plant’s compliance strategy.
Whether you own a hazardous-material treatment plant, send your wastes to one, or operate an onsite waste-processing unit, here are some pointers for dealing with the unique challenges you may face.
Bruce W. Uhlman, Peter Saling
Eco-efficiency analysis promotes an understanding of the economic and environmental trade-offs over products’ lifecycles, and supports informed, strategic decision-making in all areas of a business, from spurring innovative product development to...
Lifecycle analysis (LCA) techniques can be used to quantify the environmental performance of a product, process, or service. This article describes several LCA methods and their application to supply chains.
Kristine Baranski, Mary Ellen Ternes
This overview of EPA’s greenhouse gas reporting rule explains the regulation’s requirements and suggests strategies for compliance. It also provides insights regarding enforcement and confidential business information.