EEM Newsletter – June 2013

Sustainable Procurement
Sound purchasing practices are essential to a sustainable future and lowering risks related to the supply chain.  EEM outlines the two principle approaches in an article posted on ECO Canada’s website.  The article points to some excellent examples, including the paper purchasing policy that EEM developed with TC Transcontinental in 2007.

New Guidelines: GRI G4 and Equator Principles EPIII
Read our briefs of the newly released G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines from the Global Reporting Initiative and update to the Equator Principles (EP III), used by the financial community when investing in major projects.

EEM Case Studies
Read about our recent work:
– developing an e-learning course on sustainable development,
mapping the value chain of a print and media company using Prezi.

EEM at Americana 2013  
Stephanie Hamilton, EEM’s VP Sustainable Business, presented our Approach to Embedding Sustainable Development at Americana in Montreal last March, through a case study of our work with TC Transcontinental, which started with a basic Environmental Policy in 1993 and has progressed to its 4th Sustainability Report (GRI Level B) in 2012. Read more.

Congratulations to Simon Pelletier, lawyer and consultant at EEM, who obtained a new accreditation from the Barreau du Quebec as a mediator for civil and commercial cases as well as for small claims.

EEM is pleased to welcome Thomas Adams and Jean-Philippe Roux-Groleau to the team.
– Thomas was a project manager at Nature-Action Québec, involved in municipal strategic planning, community relations, natural area management and enhancement, and regional conservation strategies. He also worked at a paper mill on a zero-waste plan.  He will bolster our Communities team.
– Jean-Philippe recently completed a micro-program at the Université de Sherbrooke in environmental auditing with a specialization in environmental management systems and contaminated sites, building on his master’s degree in Environment and a three year stint at Uni-Sélect in brand implementation and in account management.  He joins the Environment, Health and Safety team.

Kudos for an EEM client
Congratulations to Lower Canada College.  The editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers project named the school as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2013.  Read more.

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