Three tangential aspects of the Volkswagen issue: sustainability reports, the EPA Agency and the value of values

If I´d have to describe briefly the Volkswagen´s manoeuvre regarding its Clean Air Act Violations, it may look like this: Lots of pages were already written on the Volkswagen´s case. One of the quickest and more accurate interpretation of the issue, Read More …

European Commission statement on air pollutant car emissions

Source: Press release – European Commission statement on air pollutant car emissions Brussels, 24 September 2015 European Commission calls for full disclosure, zero tolerance and strict compliance with EU rules on pollutant emissions In the wake of revelations that car manufacturer Read More …

‘Manifesto’ highlights role and core values of climate knowledge brokers – Stockholm Environment Institute

Source: ‘Manifesto’ highlights role and core values of climate knowledge brokers – Stockholm Environment Institute Written by Anneli Sundin Monday, 21 September 2015 17:13 SEI’s Oxford Centre, developer of weADAPT, endorses vision to raise awareness, provide high-quality and tailored information, Read More …

EPA – Notice to @Volkswagen of #CleanAirAct Violations

Source: 09/18/2015: EPA, California Notify Volkswagen of Clean Air Act Violations Carmaker allegedly used software that circumvents emissions testing for certain air pollutants Release Date: 09/18/2015 Contact Information: press@epa.gov Washington – Today (09/18/2015), EPA is issuing a notice of violation Read More …

#Communication as a design and production standard

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is titled “La influencia de la comunicación en los productos y servicios de PRL” (The influence of communication in the OSH products and services) [1] and, in Read More …

The #OSH road to the strategic management level

My very last article in PrevenBlog -the corporate blog of the consultancy firm PrevenControl- is titled “De la prevención sostenible a la prevención estratégica” (i.e., “From the sustainable prevention to the strategic prevention”) [1] and is all about the proximity Read More …

Case study: @ZonaZeroBTT Aínsa, MTB centre and values reserve

At first glance, Zona Zero, in the Sobrarbe region -at the heart of the Pyrenees-, may seem a good centre for practicing mountain-bike. And it does indeed: it´s all about one of the European top places for mountain biking. However, to Read More …

Communication as a strategic management tool within any organization

When we talk about communication from a professional point of view, we use to relate it automatically to that sort of skills that enable us to interact with other people such as the ability to perform a presentation to a Read More …

Evidences of an #OSH in the strategic level of the organizations

In recent times -in a scale that may be measured even in months- the safety and health discipline is facing a pattern already posed in a number of fields in the organizations according to which, a new management model starts Read More …

Political organizations and strategic analysis

In any great organization, the decisions taken are the result of complex analysis processes, experience-based learning and the application of a dose of intuition that the skilled people are supposed to meet. This same principle should be applied in the case of Read More …

The economic dimension of sustainability

There is a widespread tendency to connect sustainable development and sustainability with the impact of certain systems or activities on the environment in its respective sphere of influence. When you make a search of images in Google under the term “sustainability”, Read More …