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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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Keywords:
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

Basic Training for Compliance Assistance Providers (BCAP)
Abstract: Presentation of basic concepts and key questions for Compliance Assistance Providers for evaluation of an activity's environmental benefits
Source: Environmental Protective Agency
URL: http://www.smallbiz-enviroweb.org/Measurement/measurementfil
es/Module4_rev_April2009.ppt

Beyond the Bean Count: Measuring Performance of Regulatory Compliance Programs (by Michael Stahl) [PDF]
Abstract: Article examines challenges in measuring performance of government and agencies compliance programs for environmental, health, safety and economic regulations - discusses how programs must go beyond measurement of enforcement activities and records.
Source: The Public Manager
URL: http://www.thepublicmanager.org/docs_articles/archive/Vol28,
1999/Vol28,Issue03/V28N3_BeyondTheBean_Stahl.pdf

Core Performance Measures
Abstract: Core performance measures agreed upon by EPA and the States, under NEPPS - for air, waste, water, and enforcement & compliance. The package is intended to link goals, indicators, core performance measures, and planned outputs into one manageable site.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ocirpage/nepps/measures.htm

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

Green Suite
Abstract: Comprehensive (and somewhat expensive), web-based application to track Environmental Health & Safety: flexible, stores data at own site and/or vendor's site server.
Source: Greensuite
URL: http://www.greensuite.com

Guide for Measuring Compliance Assistance Outcomes [PDF]
Abstract: Document helps agencies measure the impact of compliance assistance projects and activities on the regulated community.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/measures/cameasuring.pdf

IBM's Accounability and Sustainability Reporting
Abstract: IBM's Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) report.
Source: IBM
URL: http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/

Measuring Environmental Performance - A Primer and Survey of Metrics in Use [PDF]
Abstract: Primer discusses considerations for designing a metrics program and a compilation of indicators.
Source: Global Environmental Management Initiative
URL: http://www.gemi.org/resources/MET_101.pdf

Particulate Matter Calculator
Abstract: Downloadable program, available for states (and others) to calculate filterable particulate matter (PM) emissions. Output: controlled filterable PM-2.5 and 10 emissions.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/software/pmcalc/

Pollution Prevention Metrics (NEWMOA)
Abstract: Northeast states P2 programs partnered to create common multi-state metrics, both outcome and activity-based. The metrics are listed in this document. A software tool is available to states and local governments to use in evaluating their P2 programs.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/metrics/

Results-Based Performance Measurement/Management Study
Abstract: Presentation on the results-based performance measurement/management system in Florida. Helps identify environmental problems related to air and water quality, and the environmental impacts.
Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/library/papers/bkgrd/flad
ep.htm

Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G3) on Economic, Environmental and Social Performance [PDF]
Abstract: A common, international framework, for any organization, to report on linked aspects of sustainability: economic, social & environmental. Example environmental metric categories include: energy, materials, water, emissions, effluent, waste, compliance.
Source: Global Reporting Initiative
URL: https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/G3.1-Guideli
nes-Incl-Technical-Protocol.pdf

 


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