The Commission for Environmental Cooperation invites businesses that refurbish and recycle used and end-of-life electronics to attend a workshop on environmentally sound management (ESM) issues and approaches at the facility-level.
Increasingly, governments, clients, investors, and the public are looking for assurances that a company practices ESM. ESM is also a cornerstone of international conventions and agreements on hazardous waste and recyclables.
Attendance to this workshop is free-of-charge*. The workshop will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation to French.
Attendees will receive email confirmation after registration (priority to Canadian businesses).
The workshop will provide a unique forum to discuss a variety of ESM topics, including:
The course content is based on best practices identified within the international community, including those developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations (UN).
* Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.
11 and 12 June, 2013