Sustainserv on CSR Reporting

globe on bookSustainserv will be featured at the November 15 meeting of the Environmental Business Council of New England. Hear from producers and users of sustainability reports about what has worked for them in practice, and where they see next frontiers in this field.

Greg Hasevlat from PAX World Funds will explain what makes sustainability communications useful for investors, Peter DiPasca from Cabot Corporation will highlight how successful reporting processes can be structured within a corporate environment and Tim Guen from Branding Matters will show how to make sustainability communications integral to corporate branding.

Matt Gardner and Bernd Kasemir from Sustainserv will lead the program and preface the event by an overview on sustainability reporting standards and trends.

Join us for this morning program on Friday, November 15, conducted in collaboration between Sustainserv and the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBCNE).

Registration information can be found on the EBCNE website.

"Future Urban Mobility" Project Wraps Up

zum-schlussbericht-11-12In early 2011, approximately 50 companies, government organizations, universities, NGOs and associations, joined the project "Future Urban Mobility" in the Zurich region.

The purpose of this project was to develop a vision and recommendations for mobility needs in the metropolitan area of Zurich. The Sustainserv team organized the process and was responsible for the operational implementation of the project. This included eight discussion forums and the development of the final report based on the results of the forums.

The concluding event was held on 19 November 2012, where the results were presented and ideas were exchanged for further directions of these concepts. Further information including stories from the final event and the the final report will be posted here and at

Leadership Sponsor of 2012 NHBSR Annual Conference

nhbsr-logoSustainserv, Inc. supports regional best practice exchange through sponsorship and facilitation of a panel discussion for the New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR) annual conference.

Life Cycle Assessment for Product Innovation

circuit-boardCompanies seeking to advance the sustainability of their products need to know where to focus their efforts. A recent article published in Lab Manager magazine highlights our solution to this challenge.

We have developed a simplified LCA to rapidly assess opportunities for improving the environmental and energy performance of products. Matthew Gardner (Director) teamed up with James McCabe, Sustainability Business Manager of Global Operations/Services for Waters Corporation to describe a simplified LCA they are using to improve the sustainability of laboratory instruments.

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