From the Back Cover
ISO 14031 Environmental Performance Evaluation (EPE) represents the first systematic, globally-accepted way for companies to document their environmental safeguards. ISO 14031 certification will offer significant competitive advantage in a global marketplace that is increasingly sensitive to environmental concerns.
In this authoritative guide, ISO 14000 expert W. Lee Kuhre brings together strategies, tools and procedures for meeting ISO 14031 standards as quickly and efficiently as possible. He demonstrates how ISO 14031 can be used not only to demonstrate environmental quality, but also to enhance organizational effectiveness and profitability.
You'll learn exactly what ISO 14031 is, and what it covers. You'll review the players involved in EPE and discover how your EPE process can fit with your existing data and compliance activities. Then, you'll walk step-by-step through the EPE process, from planning to reporting. Discover how to:
*Establish an EPE team and plan its goals and objectives
*Organize your ISO 14031 program around appropriate operational, process, and product areas
*Choose the critically important Environmental Performance Indicators (EPIs) that help you evaluate your success
*Present EPE results in a clear, meaningful way that serves the needs of all stakeholders
In this book/disk package, you'll find ready-to-use procedures, Word, WordPerfect, and Excel files that help you achieve results fast, without reinventing the wheel. You'll also find specific EPIs and guidelines for all of these industries: electronics manufacturing, telecommunications, mineral development, oil and gas development; and power generation.
ISO 14031 Environmental Performance Evaluation is the complete ISO 14031 resource for every environmental, health or safety professional, in both the public and private sector.