ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT COURSE – April 3 & 4, 2019

ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT COURSE – April 3 & 4, 2019

 

A practical course for personnel responsible for environmental and sustainability matters within their organisation

This 2 day Course is designed to take you through the latest practical applications and tools on how to best manage environmental responsibility within your organisation.  The Course will include an understanding of the environmental regulatory framework within the Commonwealth, States and Territories and will cover recent major reforms from across Australia. The Course will provide a legal perspective on environmental obligations and responsibilities of businesses operating in Australia, in order to prevent the pitfalls.  The Course will be delivered by leading environmental, energy and legal experts.

Failure to understand and comply with your organisation’s environmental obligations can result in significant penalties to your Directors and business.

Program

The Course will include:

  • Environmental legislation, regulations and requirements:
    An overview of the Commonwealth, States and Territories environmental regulatory framework
  • Legal obligations of businesses:
    A legal perspective on liabilities, penalties and avoiding risk to your organisation and its Directors
  • The rules and practical applications for managing –
    • Water, Land, Air Quality, Noise
    • Trade waste and wastewater
    • Planning requirements
    • Waste management and minimisation
      • Dealing with waste and hazardous waste (Prescribed Industrial Waste (PIW), PFAS, PFOS…)
      • Waste Types and categorisation
      • Waste treatment options, including waste to energy
    • Contaminated Land
    • Identifying and managing site environmental issues
    • Environmental due diligence
  • Energy efficiency and Renewable energy
  • Carbon management – meeting requirements –
    • Climate change and the potential impacts to businesses
    • Renewable Energy Target
    • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting
    • Emissions Reduction Fund
    • Victorian Energy Efficiency Target
    • Others
  • Reporting requirements:
    • National Pollutant Inventory
    • Packaging Covenant
    • Reporting requirements under an organisation’s licence or agreement
  • Beyond Compliance
    • Environment Management Systems (EMS) – Overview of ISO 14001 and other management systems
    • Environmental auditing
    • Compliance management tools
  • Achieving Sustainability
    • Supply chain management
    • Lifecycle assessment
    • Cleaner production
  • Hands-on practical workshop – Managing environmental risk

Note: This Course is limited to 12 participants.

Who should attend?

The Course is especially relevant to personnel:

  • seeking an understanding of the environmental regulatory framework and environmental laws that apply to businesses across Australia
  • seeking an update of environmental issues and risks that organisations face today
  • that have resumed responsibility for environmental and/or sustainability matters of their site or organisation
  • seeking an overall understanding of this dynamic area of environmental business management and sustainability management practices.

Networking Opportunity

This 2 day Course will provide ample networking with presenters and delegates during AEBN Networking Refreshment breaks (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea).  All refreshments will be included throughout the Course.

All delegates will receive electronic course notes at the Course.

Details

Event: ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT COURSE – April 3 & 4, 2019

Date: April 3, 2019 8:45 AM

End: April 4, 2019 4:30 PM

Presented by: Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

Updated: October 23, 2018

Venue: PETER J RAMSAY & ASSOC

Address: Level 10, 222 Kings Way, South Melbourne, Vic

Members: $595 AEBN Member rate

Non-member: $745 early bird to 1 March 2019; $795

Sponsor: PETER J RAMSAY & ASSOCIATES

Parking: $14 all day parking at Secure Parking, 75 Dorcas St South Melbourne; or $13 all day parking at Secure Parking, 21 Bank St South Melbourne

Public Transport: Train: Flinders St Station, then Tram No. 1 from Flinder St Depot on St Kilda Rd to Kings Way - 10 min tram trip

 

Click here for further information and to register

 

Location: 
South Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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$250

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