environmental compliance

Practitioner Spotlight--Julie Mouton


Antea Group spotlights Julie Mouton, who is based in our Seattle office. Julie was 6 when her interest in environmentalism started. She specializes in environmental remediation and compliance as well as sustainability.

Climate Consulting in a Time of Political Uncertainty

Staying the Course on Climate Change

President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement generated considerable controversy.  Given Antea Group’s position as an environmental consulting firm, with clients facing very real climate change challenges and decisions, we wanted to take this opportunity to contribute a rational, knowledgeable voice to the conversation.

NAEM Announces Collaboration with the Center for Retail Compliance

NAEM's 2017 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum to Feature Emphasis on Retail Industry Challenges
Press Release

April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/- Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced they are partnering with the Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) to encourage knowledge-sharing on best practices in environmental compliance.   The organizations are working together to ensure a robust conversation about retail-focused challenges during NAEM’s 2017 EHS and Sustainability Management Forum on October 25-27 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Choose Your Own Auditing Adventure

Four Customizable Approaches to EHS Auditing

Compliance audits are a tool commonly employed by EHS managers to evaluate the effectiveness of their programs in meeting national, regional, and local regulatory requirements. Comprehensive audits will present not only findings, but also root causes and corrective actions. Based on internal capabilities and the reality of EHS budgets, companies can decide whether external consultants will play a role in executing audit programs.

When considering an audit program, the ideal solution for your business should:

NAEM Launches New EHS & Sustainability Software Satisfaction Benchmark

Press Release

March 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced the launch of the EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Project, a new research initiative to evaluate customer satisfaction with commercial software systems.

The Four Biggest Challenges Facing UST Operations and What To Do About Them


The current trend towards consolidation in the retail petroleum marketplace is creating momentum for companies to acquire assets much more rapidly than ever before. Strong asset valuations are driving smaller portfolio sell-offs, and the industry continues to see an influx of capital from companies who wish to invest in the US.

From the Source: Why it Pays Off to be Transparent in Business


How do you stop intractable conflict? Take away profit

Think Progress. A new organization called The Sentry will work to stem war across Africa by tracking its revenue streams.

From the Source: Companies Not Getting Enough Info to Say Products are 'Conflict Free'


Companies not getting enough info to say products are 'Conflict Free'

The Wall Street Journal. The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 requires publicly traded companies to report whether they use conflict minerals from mining operations that fund armed militia groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

New Anti-Slavery Law: Combat Supply Chain Slavery and Human Trafficking



United Kingdom: New law to combat supply chain slavery and human trafficking

JD Supra. The United Kingdom recently enacted the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the first law in Europe aimed at eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains. 

From the Source: European Parliament Endorses New Conflict Minerals Compliance Requirements


DOJ breaks its silence in 2015 FCPA enforcement

National Law Review. Last week, the DOJ announced its first corporate enforcement action under the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (“FCPA”) for 2015.

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