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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Reasons to Measure Environmental Performance
Developing a Measurement System
Opportunities
Calculators and Tools
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Air monitoring / Air quality / Air quality management / Annual reports / Auditing / Benchmarking (Management) / Chemical tracking / Compliance / Cost savings / Economic analysis / Efficiency / Emissions / Energy consumption / Environmental health / Environmental management / Environmental modeling / Environmental monitoring / Greenhouse gases / Incentives / Life cycle assessment / Materials / Measurement / Quality / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Reporting / Risk assessment / Risk communication / Risk factors / Safety measures / Toxicity / Waste / Waste management / Water quality


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Adapting Your Accounting Practices to Triple Bottom Line Reporting
Abstract: This article provides insight on improving accounting practices implimented by professionals. Triple bottom line reporting provides challenges, yet enables management to meet corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
Source: greenbiz.com
URL: http://www.greenbiz.com/research/report/2005/02/08/adapting-
your-accounting-practices-triple-bottom-line-reporting

American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
Abstract: Supported by 500 companies, government organizations & institutions, works worldwide to improve productivity and quality, and covers corporate measurement. Offer training, tools, publications, and some free resources.
Source: American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
URL: http://www.apqc.org/

Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Toolkit for Small Organizations
Abstract: The Community Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is the EU voluntary scheme for organizations willing to commit themselves to evaluate, improve and report on their environmental performances.
Source: EMAS
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/emas/toolkit/

Environmental Performance Institute (EPI)
Abstract: EPI offers training, and works closely with government officials, non-governmental advocacy groups and private business to develop partnerships and implement cost-effective strategies for environmental results
Source: Environmental Performance Institute (EPI)
URL: http://www.performanceweb.org/en/

Evaluation and Certification of Suppliers
Abstract: This document is one portion of a resource on "Greening the Supply Chain", and provides links to organizations that are measuring their suppliers' environmental performance; offers suggestions on evaluating suppliers.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/pubs/grnchain/eval.cfm

Getting the Most out of Environmental Metrics, by Robert Eaton (Chairman of DaimlerChrysler)
Abstract: Commentary on the impacts of environmental performance on the bottom line, suggests government & industry devise metrics that work for both parties, and use of life cycle management data to assess impacts.
Source: National Academy of Engineering
URL: http://www.nae.edu/Publications/TheBridge/Archives/V29-1Sust
ainabilityEngineering/GettingtheMostOutofEnvironmentalMe
trics.aspx

Implementation Guide for the Code of Environmental Management Principles for Federal Agencies (CEMP) [PDF]
Abstract: Part 5 of this document, titled "Measurement and Improvement", guides the government in the use of performance measurement for continuous improvement and benchmarking.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/incenti
ves/ems/cempmaster.pdf

National P2 Results Data System
Abstract: P2Rx centers all offer regional modules to record pollution prevention activity and outcome measures. The goal is to provide an efficient and effective way for analyzing and presenting results of P2 efforts for regions and the entire country.
Source: The Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/measurement/

Oregon's Performance Measure Guidelines For State Agencies [PDF]
Abstract: Guidelines and tools for state agencies to utilize the Oregon Progress Board's performance measures. Offers logic diagrams/models, criteria, development tips, and more.
Source: Oregon Economic & Community Development Department
URL: http://library.state.or.us/repository/2010/201005191420383/2
005-07_AppendixC.pdf

Oregon's Progress Board - 2004 -2011 Annual Performance Reports and Measures
Abstract: Tracking and benchmarking statewide progress toward meeting goals in the state's strategic plan. Includes indicators for economics, community safety, environmental health, etc.
Source: Oregon State
URL: http://www.oregon.gov/oweb/pages/performance_measures.aspx

The Performance Benchmarking Service (PBS) Checkpoint [PDF]
Abstract: The PBS developed this web-accessible tool that allows you to tap into a database of thousands of manufacturing plants and produce a clear, concise benchmarking report in minutes.
Source: Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00883.pdf

 


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Hub Last Updated: 5/7/2013