Origin Green Benefits and Sustainability Plan Template

Origin Green is Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme, developed by Bord Bia. The programme was developed with the intent to market the commitment of Irish food and drink manufacturers, farmers, and retail and foodservice operators, to producing...

3 Ways Your Business Benefits from an Energy Assessment

If you’re a business owner who’s considering taking steps to make your business more energy efficient, you already know that there are plenty of business benefits. Investing in your company’s sustainable future is always a good idea, and by learning all the benefits...

Life Cycle Assessment – The benefits for your business

A life cycle approach can help us make choices. It implies that everyone in the whole chain of a product’s life cycle, from cradle to grave, has a responsibility and a role to play, taking into account all the relevant impacts on the economy, the environment and the...

Energy Audit Scheme – SI 426 Compliance

Under the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, large organisations are obliged to complete an energy audit every 4 years from 5th December 2015. How to maximise the benefit of your energy audit Having met the statutory requirement to complete an energy audit the next step...

Who Benefits From Lean Six Sigma?

Small- and medium-sized businesses Lean Six Sigma works for small and medium businesses (SMBs). In fact, often times, the same success that is achieved within large businesses can be achieved in small and medium businesses since smaller organisations can move faster...

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 – Are you ready for transition

The two key, globally recognised quality and environmental management system standards have recently undergone a major review. ISO 9001:2008 quality management systems and ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems have been updated to incorporate a wide range of...

ISO 14001:2015 Benefits

ISO 14001 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste, gaining a competitive...

ISO 13485 Medical Device Manufacturing Quality Standard Benefits

The ISO 13485 standard is an effective solution to meet the comprehensive requirements for a QMS. Adopting ISO 13485 provides a practical foundation for manufacturers to address the Medical Device Directives, regulations and responsibilities as well as demonstrating a...

ISO 9001 vs. Lean: The similarities and differences

Have you considered adding Lean manufacturing methodologies to your quality management system as a way of focusing the improvement activities? If so, you are amongst many companies that realise they can save time and money through process improvement. One of the key...

Global Green Consultancy is now Global Green Sustainability

As we welcome the New Year, I want to announce an important change at Global Green Consultancy. As of January 12th 2017, we are changing our name to “Global Green Sustainability”. The migration of our name to Sustainability is designed to mirror the...