Systems Thinking is Vital in Sustainability

Sustainability has become a part of every industry. No longer a fad or for ‘tree huggers’, it is part of what shareholders expect from successful corporations. Systems thinking is imperative to having a viable corporate sustainability plan. Facility managers are on the front line of the future of sustainability. Read more in this article from board member, Bill Conley...

OCSC Spearheads County-Level Research

OCSC has partnered with Claremont McKenna College’s Roberts Environmental Center (REC) to investigate the obstacles that prevent companies from engaging in environmental initiatives. Instead of focusing on leading sustainable companies throughout the county, the project has a comprehensive scope that will embody companies that exhibit a range of sustainability initiatives. The team of research analysts includes Sierra Gibson, Henrietta Toivanen, Chad Redman, Su Min Ha, Hilary Haskell, and Jesse Pence.  Through surveys, internet research, and interviews, we hope to gather information to protect the environment by consulting with companies to help them overcome these obstacles.  The REC analysts will publish a report this year on their findings and strategies for addressing issues companies face in implementing sustainable business...

Call For Instructors – National Registry of Environmental Professionals

The National Registry of Environmental Professionals (NREP) stands testament to a long and continuous journey that started as a response to the emergence and the growing intensity of environmental awareness in the modern, environmentally conscious world. Established in 1987, NREP has emerged as a leading not-for-profit organization that provides professional certification and official recognition to environmental professionals. We, at NREP, help professionals gain an in-depth knowledge of environmental laws and best practices as we inspire them to maintain high levels of commitment toward ethical practices and guide them to address the multifaceted demands of their core work area. The foundation of our endeavors is our quality training which is delivered by a team of highly qualified environmental professionals who have created a distinction in the field of environmental and safety education. At present, we are looking to expand our team and invite instructors to join NREP as independent consultants to conduct online certification workshop programs. You are eligible to be a part of the vibrant NREP team of instructors if: •  You have a NREP Certification or a professional certification in environmental education from a legally-recognized institute •  You are skilled to develop quality training content •  You have the expertise in creating engaging environmental and safety webinars •  You are proficient in creating instructional tapes to promote easy learning •  You have prior experience in conducting training seminars, workshops, and other instructional programs We help instructors generate an optimal value from the engagement and we plan compensation packages appropriately to perfectly align their skills, qualifications, efforts, and expectations. Your compensation will include air and land travel, food and...