The Art and Practice in Evaluation of Environmental Performance

Course Code: HS20

►Course Objective


  •  Providing a better understanding of an organization’s impacts on the environment;
  • Providing a basis for benchmarking management, operational and environmental performance;
  • Provide identifying opportunities for improving efficiency of energy and resource usage;
  • Determining whether environmental objectives and targets are being met;
  • Demonstrating compliance with regulations;
  • Determining proper allocation of resources;
  • Increasing the awareness of employees; and
  • Improving community and customer relations.
  • Describe the key steps in an EPE model
  • Explain the role of EPE in developing, maintaining and improving an EMS
  • Identify a range of performance indicators
  • Select suitable indicators to track environmental performance


►Target Audience


  • Environmental Management System Representatives (EMRs),  Pollution Control Officers,  EMS Process Owners.
  • Those who are tasked to assess EMS implementation in their own companies or their suppliers.
  • Environmental specialist and researchers.Purchasing and supply chain managersProject managers


►Course Outline


Day 1: Definition of Environmental Performance Evaluation (EPE) System

  • ISO14031 and its relation to other standards
  • General Indicators for achieving specific targets
  • Compliance with laws
  • Benchmarking
  • Cleaner Production
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Analysis of enterprise activities and determination of potential impacts and risks
  • Definition of environmental policies
  • Suggestion of necessary actions and adjustments
  •  Predisposition of operating and monitoring procedures
  • Design related risks
  • Operation related risks
  • Disposal related risks

Day 2: Management Performance Indicators (MPIs)

  • Management commitment
  • Organization of environmental department
  • Budget allocation
  • Incentives
  • Construction of reporting systems integrated with managerial direction
  • Environmental policy
  • Objectives and targets
  • Preventive and corrective actions
  • Emergency procedures
  • Training
  • Document control
  • Continuous improvement
  • Contractor specifications and selection criteria
  • Self monitoring plan – Monitoring Potential Risks
  • Monitoring health and safety - Health and Safety Plan
  • Monitoring Emissions
  • Monitoring Hazardous materials and wastes

Day 3 Operation Performance Indicators (OPIs)

  • Resource consumption
  • Materials
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Efficiency of operation
  • Operation control
  • Maintenance
  • BAT
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable inputs
  • Cleaner production
  • Waste reduction, recycling and reuse

Day 4 Environmental Conditions Indicators (ECIs)

  • Global warming potential
  • Fuel  and electricity consumption
  • Use of emission factors
  • Emission of GHGs
  • LCA approach
  • Emissions to air
  • Main pollutants
  • Sensitivity of location
  • Wastes
  • Type of waste Hazardous/non-hazardous
  • Recycling/re-use
  • Management, treatment and disposal

Day 5

  • 1-Benefits or positive effects with improved environmental performance
  •  2- Case Study - Development of Environmental Performance Indicators
  •  Practical skills in designing financial models using Excel
  • The design of financial models for forecasting and decision-making

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Date & Location

Date : 24 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Jakarta

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Date : 13 October 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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