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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Reasons to Measure Environmental Performance
Developing a Measurement System
Opportunities
Calculators and Tools
Where To Go for P2 Help
Complete List of Links

Keywords:
Air monitoring / Air quality / Air quality management / Annual reports / Auditing / Benchmarking (Management) / Chemical tracking / Compliance / Cost savings / Economic analysis / Efficiency / Emissions / Energy consumption / Environmental health / Environmental management / Environmental modeling / Environmental monitoring / Greenhouse gases / Incentives / Life cycle assessment / Materials / Measurement / Quality / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Reporting / Risk assessment / Risk communication / Risk factors / Safety measures / Toxicity / Waste / Waste management / Water quality


Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Adapting Your Accounting Practices to Triple Bottom Line Reporting
Abstract: This article provides insight on improving accounting practices implimented by professionals. Triple bottom line reporting provides challenges, yet enables management to meet corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
Source: greenbiz.com
URL: http://www.greenbiz.com/research/report/2005/02/08/adapting-
your-accounting-practices-triple-bottom-line-reporting

American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
Abstract: Supported by 500 companies, government organizations & institutions, works worldwide to improve productivity and quality, and covers corporate measurement. Offer training, tools, publications, and some free resources.
Source: American Productivity and Quality Council (APQC)
URL: http://www.apqc.org/

Energy & Materials Flow & Cost Tracker (EMFACT™)
Abstract: This software is under development and piloting (in 2009) to track energy and materials use and profitability.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable and Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/emfact/

Environmental Performance Measurement Toolkit
Abstract: (Not available online, but can request copy EPA contact at 202-566-2951). This pre-publication draft guidance is excellent in describing environmental measurement concepts, planning, tools, data interpretation, normalization, etc.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency - Performance Incentives Division
URL:

Measuring Environmental Performance - A Primer and Survey of Metrics in Use [PDF]
Abstract: Primer discusses considerations for designing a metrics program and a compilation of indicators.
Source: Global Environmental Management Initiative
URL: http://www.gemi.org/resources/MET_101.pdf

National P2 Results Data System
Abstract: P2Rx centers all offer regional modules to record pollution prevention activity and outcome measures. The goal is to provide an efficient and effective way for analyzing and presenting results of P2 efforts for regions and the entire country.
Source: The Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/measurement/

Pollution Prevention Metrics (NEWMOA)
Abstract: Northeast states P2 programs partnered to create common multi-state metrics, both outcome and activity-based. The metrics are listed in this document. A software tool is available to states and local governments to use in evaluating their P2 programs.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/metrics/index.cfm

 


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