30 Aug '11, 12pm

The Energy Management Standard Walmart Should Add to Its Scorecard

The Energy Management Standard Walmart Should Add to Its Scorecard

Supplier scorecards from large companies such as Kaiser Permanente and Walmart , along with global carbon registries such as the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), have driven a marked increase in the number of companies reporting sustainability and environmental data. Large organizations and the CDP should now add ISO 50001, the new energy management standard, to their company scorecards and questionnaire. Driving adoption of ISO 50001 will lead to energy savings, reduced carbon emissions and more efficient supply chains. What is ISO 50001? ISO 50001 is the new ISO certification that implements a foundation process for energy management. ISO standards enhance the business process and have been around for decades. Many companies throughout the world have adopted these standards for quality (9001) and environmental management (14001) . ISO certification requires third-party v...

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