ISO 14031--environmental performance evaluation (EPE) : practical tools and techniques for conducting an environmental performance evaluation / W. Lee Kuhre.Material type: TextSeries: Prentice Hall international series in the ISO 14000 environmental management system standards ; book 4Publication details: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, c1998. ISBN: 0132681862Subject(s): ISO 14000 Series Standards | Production management -- Environmental aspects -- Evaluation | Industrial management -- Environmental aspects -- EvaluationDDC classification: 658.408 LOC classification: TS155.7
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-458) and index.
Pt. 1. Background. Ch. 1. Introduction. Ch. 2. Benefits and/or Objectives of Doing EPE. Ch. 3. ISO 14031 Guideline. Ch. 4. Major Subdivisions of Environmental Performance Evaluation. Ch. 5. Relationship of EPE to Legislation. Ch. 6. Stakeholders Involved with EPE. Ch. 7. Related Assessments and Methods That Can Supplement EPE -- Pt. 2. Specific Tools, Procedures, and Techniques for Doing EPE. Ch. 8. Initial EPE Actions and Planning. Ch. 9. Review and Use of Existing Information. Ch. 10. Selection of Indicators and Metrics. Ch. 11. Collection and Initial Processing of Environmental Performance Data. Ch. 12. Management of Data and Interpretations/Evaluation. Ch. 13. EPE Reports, Records, and Documentation. Ch. 14. Communication and Use of Findings -- Pt. 3. Environmental Performance Evaluation for Select Industries. Ch. 15. Electronics Manufacturing. Ch. 16. Telecommunications. Ch. 17. Mineral Development. Ch. 18. Oil and Gas Industry. Ch. 19. Power Generation. Ch. 20. Conclusion. App. A. Review of Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies -- App. B. ISO 14001 Certification Analysis - Management System Indicators -- App. C. Multiple Criteria Assessment - Operational System Indicators -- App. D. Ecological Indicators - State of the Environment.
In this authoritative guide, ISO 14000 expert W. Lee Kuhre brings together strategies, tools, and procedures for meeting ISO 14031 standards as quickly and efficiently as possible. He demonstrates how ISO 14031 can be used not only to demonstrate environmental quality, but also to enhance organizational effectiveness and profitability. You'll learn exactly what ISO 14031 is, and what it covers. You'll review the players involved in EPE and discover how your EPE process can fit with your existing data and compliance activities. Then, you'll walk step-by-step through the EPE process, from planning to reporting. In this book/disk package, you'll find ready-to-use procedures, Word, WordPerfect, and Excel files that help you achieve results fast, without reinventing the wheel. You'll also find specific EPIs and guidelines for all of these industries: electronics manufacturing, telecommunications, mineral development, oil and gas development, and power generation.