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The important area of sustainability focuses on developing procedures and ways of working that do not produce negative environmental effects or impossibly high costs to those involved. It works towards providing for the needs of the world's current population without damaging the ability of future generations. Issues such as climate change, energy and waste are just a few of the key areas of concern.
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BS 8903:2010Principles and framework for procuring sustainably. Guide
Specification for the demonstration of carbon neutrality
BS 8900:2006Guidance for managing sustainable developmentBS 8901:2009Specification for a sustainable event management system with guidance for use
Making Events More Sustainable: A Guide to BS 8901 Phil Cumming and Fiona Pelham
Read more about the guide for events managers and anyone supplying the events industry.
PAS 55-1:2008Asset management. Specification for the optimized management of physical assets BS EN 13430:2004Packaging. Requirements for packaging recoverable by material recycling
Supporting Sustainability Books:A Handbook for Sustainable Development.A companion to BS 8900 'Guidance for managing sustainable development
Managing Risk and Resilience in the Supply Chain
UK strives for ultra low emissions
05 September 2013
Renewable energy production at record level
02 April 2013
Calls for changes to Welsh sustainability bill
04 March 2013
Project to create house entirely out of waste
28 November 2012
More efficient use of resources required 'to ensure future sustainability'
27 November 2012
Government praises Areva offshore wind production plans
21 November 2012
Government urged to commit to integrated sustainability policies
05 November 2012
Firms prioritizing sustainability in strategic planning
12 October 2012
Firms 'should be innovative about sustainability'
05 October 2012
Retailers examine ways of reducing waste and increasing sustainability
19 September 2012
Universal recycling and waste management scheme nets 150 members
13 September 2012
UK businesses examine global infrastructure opportunities
09 August 2012
London 2012 Olympics 'wins on sustainability'
23 July 2012
New international agreement reached on sustainable development
21 June 2012
Communities awarded low-carbon grants05 February 2010
Government 'committed to promoting green building'05 February 2010
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