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Environmental management systems
Environmental management systems

Workplace Law has extensive experience in advising clients in all aspects of environmental management systems such as ISO 14001.

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Resource efficiency
Resource efficiency

Workplace Law can help clients make financial savings from identifying ways to manage their raw material inputs, energy, water and waste more efficiently.

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Workplace Law’s environmental support practice specialises in resource efficiency, corporate sustainability, and environmental compliance.

We believe in the benefits of sustainable business, and have been advising on environmental performance for more than ten years. In recent years we have invested in enhancing our environmental support capability to provide increased expertise in resource efficiency – helping clients cut energy bills, manage carbon, reduce waste and streamline materials costs – in response to both regulatory change and demand from within the supply chain.

Our mantra is to help our clients think green, act green: understanding, organising and implementing sustainable operations to increase profitability, enhance competitiveness and ultimately improve performance.

Our qualified environmental support practitioners work closely with you to deliver real benefits. Every client, and every solution, is different.

Workplace Law’s environmental practice has advised a range of clients in the property, facilities management, education and professional services sectors.

We are an approved training provider for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and one of the UK’s leading providers of both the Institute’s Foundation and Associate Certificates in Environmental Management. Workplace Law Environmental won the Silver Award for Best Online Distance Learning Programme at the E-learning Age Awards 2011.

Services

We operate in four practice areas: environmental support, compliance, strategy, and response. Our services are highly flexible and packages can be customised to meet your particular needs.

Environmental support

Environmental support contracts: Take the fear and cost out of environmental management with an annual contract and customised service levels to deliver year-round environmental support to your organisation.

RARE support: Workplace Law’s dedicated Readily Achievable Resource Efficiencies programme, helping you reduce waste and improve resource efficiency.

Environmental compliance

Environmental audits and inspections: Independent analysis of your environmental management system, with detailed and pragmatic advice on remedial and precautionary measures to improve performance and achieve compliance.

Documentation services: Timely preparation of essential compliance documentation, including development of policies, handbooks and risk assessments.

Environmental strategy

Systems development: Development of systems to support compliance and improve competitiveness in order to meet pre-qualification requirements for new business tenders. Includes ISO 14001 accreditation and production of site waste management plans.

Corporate sustainability: We help organisations to think green, act green, by working with you to develop sustainable business practices and measure environmental performance. 

Recruitment: Professionally managed permanent and temporary recruitment of environmental personnel, from administrators and project managers through to senior level appointments.

Interim management solutions: Resourcing qualified environmental professionals for project work or to provide short-term cover.

Environmental response

Post-event investigation: Our team is able to respond promptly to incidents and accidents, conduct comprehensive investigations within tight timelines, and liaise with the enforcing authorities, lawyers and the police following a serious environmental incident.


Case studies

Kuehne + Nagel: Managing environmental risk

Workplace Law is delivering the training of Kuehne + Nagel environmental champions staff through a year-long programme –delivering the four-day IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management in a combination of elearning, in-house courses and as part of public courses at the Workplace Law Executive Centre.

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BNP Paribas Sustainability Estates Training Package

In 2012 Workplace Law was asked to develop and deliver a property management-focused sustainability training course for BNP Paribas Real Estate UK. This is a branch of BNP Paribas bank, which provides a number of property services including development, management and investment of property portfolios across the UK.

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Assisting Shelter: Implementing ISO 14001

Workplace Law was appointed in the final quarter of 2012 to assist Shelter with the implementation of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). Shelter wished to reduce its environmental impact, secure funding and make operational cost savings.

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