From conducting onsite assessments of nearly 100 global facilities over the past few years and providing desktop and virtual technical advice to many more, we have learned a lot about how to effectively support clients with saving money and reducing their impacts on local communities and natural resources. It doesn’t matter what sector you are in because optimization opportunities are very similar across industries.
Sometimes an extra set of capable hands can make all the difference. Resources-as-a-Service (RaaS) is based on a simple concept: When businesses need some extra hands-on expertise, they’ll effectively “rent” select employees from an established firm to come and work on a temporary basis. This allows companies to sidestep the often-costly process of finding, screening, and recruiting new hires when their situation may call for a more temporary and/or specialized type of help.
Despite this being a year that will go down as memorable for all of the wrong reasons, 2020 will also be remembered as a time where we stepped up to take care of one another.
In the face of the pandemic and national unrest, organizations have begun to place a greater emphasis on the mental health of their employees. After all, no matter the size, industry or scale, a company’s people are its most vital assets.
As businesses around the world continually grow more accountable for their environmental impacts -- both out of their own pragmatic motivations, and increasing pressure from customers, investors, and governments -- science-based targets are becoming a key focus.
These days, there’s a lot of incentive for businesses to operate in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. It really is a win-win: your business stays aligned with changing regulations, your reputation is strengthened, and your bottom line is improved.
For any company interested in long-term success, the motivation is there in spades. That said, setting unrealistic sustainability goals can lead to missed targets, decreased morale and diminishing efforts.
Antea Group showcases its Oakland-based practitioner, Peter Masson. Peter is experienced in environmental impact assessments, environmental, health, and safety audits, emergency response, industrial hygiene, and more. He is also a writer, having published three works fiction.
Read about Peter’s varied experience and qualifications here.
Antea Group’s blog series, EHS Global Moments, highlights a country-specific EHS regulation applicable to non-manufacturing operations, organized by place, topic, or theme.
The last thing anyone wants to think about when they are attempting to leave a building is whether the door they are opening leads outdoors or to a closet! This month we discuss emergency exit requirements in the U.S.
Specializes in Soil and Groundwater Remediation, Industrial Wastewater Treatment
With over 20 years of environmental engineering experience, Sreeni specializes in soil and groundwater remediation, hydrogeologic characterization, remedial systems design and construction, water quality analysis and wastewater treatment. With a strong consulting and engineering background, he has developed extensive understanding of the business drivers related to environmental liability issues, environmental compliance and operational issues and asset optimization within the chemical, pharmaceutical and oil and gas industries.
Estimating environmental liability reserves can be difficult. Too much, and you limit cash flow for other pursuits. Too little, and you risk running into hardship if and/or when uncertainties become realities.