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 environmental policy and regulation



High-tech and electronics, chemical, and oil and gas industries each have their fair share of regulatory requirements to meet, and an increasing number include

environmental policy and regulation  are the most pressing environmental regulations that electronics manufacturers face today. But other recently announced regulations, including Energy Using Products (EUP), Integrated Product Policy (IPP), Environmental Permitting Program (EPP), and Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH), might have even greater impacts on core business processes. An astute solution for high-tech environmental product compliance has to deliver the tight integration with core logistics and other

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management


Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) issues are hot topics today, thanks to high-profile stories about companies that failed to meet regulatory requirements. In each case, executives were held accountable, stock prices dropped, and brand image suffered. Find out about cross-enterprise GRC solutions that can make it easier to monitor compliance and risk effectively, and adjust to changing regulatory mandates.

environmental policy and regulation  everything from fraud to environmental damage. Most likely, you are keenly aware of the potential costs of noncompliance today. In addition to facing possible fines, your business could face the cost of litigation and remediation, as well as confronting negative impacts on brand, reputation, and market valuation. Equally important, executives at the top can be held personally responsible for compliance failures. A Definition of GRC Governance manages the strategic directives a company wants to follow. Read More

Automotive Industry and Food, Safety, and Drug Regulations


Enterprise application providers wanting to address the distinct regulatory requirements of the automotive, food, safety, and life sciences industries need to offer enterprises industry-oriented enterprise resource planning systems that are sound and compliance-ready.

environmental policy and regulation  different set of principles. Environmental directives are a new generation of industry compliance laws. Part Four of the series Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else Read More

Selecting Manufacturing ERP for ISO 26000 Compliance


ISO 26000 spells out best practices for corporate social responsibility (CSR). Are your enterprise systems, including ERP, capable of documenting CSR best practices required for ISO 26000? And how does CSR help protect investors and other corporate stakeholders?

environmental policy and regulation  intelligently manage their overall environmental impact — including discharges to air, water, landfills, and their total product lifecycle costs including disposal, decommissioning, or recycling. Corruption Prevention : The mention of preventive and detective controls offers a convenient transition into the remaining area of best practice dealt with in the standard — the prevention of corruption. To a certain extent, ERP products that include functionality for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance can help Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

environmental policy and regulation  range of governmental and environmental anti-trust regulations. Records Management Consequently, records management (RM) systems are becoming more important for organizations to manage their documentation and to make their records available. Records management is the practice of identifying, classifying, archiving, and destroying records in a controlled and traceable manner. Previously, RM involved hardcopy paper documents and images. Later microfilm was used. Currently, RM involves digital records. Read More

Forming RF Beams and Making Wi-Fi Faster on Purpose with 802.11n


Radio communications are subject to unpredictable behavior due to environmental dependencies and various types of interference. But with the proper operating parameters and an agile antenna system, many of these impairments can be mitigated. Using smart antenna technology like Wi-Fi, with its adaptive real-time system, you can greatly improve the transport of demanding applications in challenging wireless environments.

environmental policy and regulation  unpredictable behavior due to environmental dependencies and various types of interference. But with the proper operating parameters and an agile antenna system, many of these impairments can be mitigated. Using smart antenna technology like Wi-Fi, with its adaptive real-time system, you can greatly improve the transport of demanding applications in challenging wireless environments. Read More

Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control


Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.

environmental policy and regulation  based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control Identity-Driven Access Gateways manufactured by Caymas Systems allow organizations to identify, authorize, protect and audit everyone that accesses corporate data and applications.Caymas Systems was founded in 2002 by Terence Brown and Robert Bortolotto, and ceased its operations in late 2007. Source: Caymas Systems Resources Related to Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the Control in Network Access Control : Read More

Identity-based Policy Enforcement: A LAN Security Best Practices Whitepaper


Disappearing network perimeters highlight the need for identity-based security. Open networks, mobile systems, and unmanaged endpoints have become overwhelming obstacles—and cash drains. However, enforced identity-based policies within identity-blind systems have proven futile. Is there a solution? Yes. Make your policy enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric.

environmental policy and regulation  based Policy Enforcement: A LAN Security Best Practices Whitepaper Disappearing network perimeters highlight the need for identity-based security. Open networks, mobile systems, and unmanaged endpoints have become overwhelming obstacles—and cash drains. However, enforced identity-based policies within identity-blind systems have proven futile. Is there a solution? Yes. Make your policy enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric. Read More

From Burden to Benefit: Making the Most of Regulatory Risk Management


The paradoxical view that regulation is both a blessing and a curse continues to be widely held among senior executives. While they recognize the need for protection in key areas, they are often frustrated by what they see as overly complex, unnecessary bureaucracy to achieve this goal. Find out how your company can meet increasingly difficult regulatory compliance challenges as it develops integrated business networks.

environmental policy and regulation  borne by business, while environmental legislation such as the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations (WEEE) has also had a costly impact. In some jurisdictions, there is a clear distinction between regulations that are controls - binary rules that are either complied with or not - and regulations that are principles-based, which may be subject to judgment calls. For example, the UK has a stronger culture of comply or explain than the US, where regulation tends to be rules-based. For Read More

Ponemon Institute


Ponemon Institute conducts independent research on privacy, data protection, and information security policy with the goal of enabling organizations in both the private and public sectors to have a clearer understanding of the trends in practices, perceptions, and potential threats that will affect the collection, management, and safeguarding of personal and confidential information about individuals and organizations. 

environmental policy and regulation  Institute Ponemon Institute conducts independent research on privacy, data protection, and information security policy with the goal of enabling organizations in both the private and public sectors to have a clearer understanding of the trends in practices, perceptions, and potential threats that will affect the collection, management, and safeguarding of personal and confidential information about individuals and organizations. Read More

Mobile Applications May Be Running the Business, But Who's Running the Apps?


In many organizations, it is workers bringing their own devices into the workplace who are forcing the hand of IT policy makers. But as new devices are coming to market faster than corporate IT can formulate policies about them, application management is quickly becoming a fundamental mobility management challenge. Those companies with the best mobility implementations will win in a world of real-time business engagement. See how!

environmental policy and regulation  Applications May Be Running the Business, But Who's Running the Apps? In many organizations, it is workers bringing their own devices into the workplace who are forcing the hand of IT policy makers. But as new devices are coming to market faster than corporate IT can formulate policies about them, application management is quickly becoming a fundamental mobility management challenge. Those companies with the best mobility implementations will win in a world of real-time business engagement. See how! Read More

Chemical Products


Globalization, regulation, the shape of the macroeconomic landscape, and the high cost of labor and raw materials are just a few of the major challenges that companies from the chemical products industry have to face. Chemical product manufacturing is also an energy-intensive process, making it difficult for companies in this industry to "go green" and remain compliant with environmental regulations. To stay competitive, companies in the chemical products industry must find innovative ways to reduce their dependence on energy resources, and conduct ongoing research and development (R&D) to improve existing products and bring new products to market ahead of the competition.

environmental policy and regulation  and remain compliant with environmental regulations. To stay competitive, companies in the chemical products industry must find innovative ways to reduce their dependence on energy resources, and conduct ongoing research and development (R&D) to improve existing products and bring new products to market ahead of the competition. Read More

Green Server Design: Beyond Operational Energy to Sustainability


“Green” server and datacenter design requires a focus on environmental sustainability. Prior studies have focused on operational energy consumption as a proxy for sustainability, but this metric only captures part of the environmental impact. Understanding the total impact requires examining the entire lifecycle of the system, beyond operational energy, to also include material use and manufacturing. See how one methodology can do that.

environmental policy and regulation  requires a focus on environmental sustainability. Prior studies have focused on operational energy consumption as a proxy for sustainability, but this metric only captures part of the environmental impact. Understanding the total impact requires examining the entire lifecycle of the system, beyond operational energy, to also include material use and manufacturing. See how one methodology can do that. Read More

Attensity appoints Kirsten Bay as new CEO


With almost 20 years of experience in providing strategic process and organizational policy advice for both public and private organizations in various industries, Kirsten Bay will step in as the new president and CEO of Attensity, succeeding Mr. Ian Bonner, who will now serve as Attensity’s chairman of the board. Previous to her new role at Attensity, Ms. Bay specialized in strategic processes

environmental policy and regulation  appoints Kirsten Bay as new CEO With almost 20 years of experience in providing strategic process and organizational policy advice for both public and private organizations in various industries, Kirsten Bay will step in as the new president and CEO of Attensity, succeeding Mr. Ian Bonner, who will now serve as Attensity’s chairman of the board. Previous to her new role at Attensity, Ms. Bay specialized in strategic processes and served as an organizational policy advisor, drawing on her Read More

Integrating Fax and E-mail: An Overview of Exchange, Active Directory, and Group Policy Fax Solutions


When you decide to implement a new fax software solution, you should review how the solution will be implemented and managed, as well as its ability to grow with your network. Within a Windows network, critical architectural, administrative, and usage concerns should be thoroughly considered. Review your options with this fax server overview outlining the benefits of different fax servers and e-mail integration.

environmental policy and regulation  Fax and E-mail: An Overview of Exchange, Active Directory, and Group Policy Fax Solutions When you decide to implement a new fax software solution, you should review how the solution will be implemented and managed, as well as its ability to grow with your network. Within a Windows network, critical architectural, administrative, and usage concerns should be thoroughly considered. Review your options with this fax server overview outlining the benefits of different fax servers and e-mail Read More