Presentation on theme: "Integrating SHE Management Systems in Organizations: A case for Business Sustainability Presentation by A. Chimutanda SHAW 7-9 October 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Integrating SHE Management Systems in Organizations: A case for Business Sustainability Presentation by A. Chimutanda SHAW 7-9 October 2009
Presentation Scope Objectives Inspiration Definitions Why Integration Where to start Challenges How to overcome challenges Consequences of failed SHE Management Benefits of Integrating SHE in Businesses
Objectives To influence change towards a positive attitude to SHE in our businesses. To create an awareness on how SHE contribute to overall business objectives
Inspiration A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z HAR--D WO---R----K =98% K----N---O---W---L---ED-G--E =96%
Definitions Sustainability: Broadly is about improving the quality of people's lives, making business more resource-efficient and so keeping costs down thus staying in business.
The case for SHE. Why go the integration route? The combination of society's changing values Increased regulatory requirements. Consideration for the environment is essential in modern society.
The case for SHE. Why go the integration route? Sustainability is an important criterion in every stage of the lifecycle of every product, right from the start to disposal – (cradle to grave concept). The market demands. A main pillar in good corporate governance
SHE as a Management Tool In essence Integrating SHE management system in business is as good as other management tools like performance management. SHE management system should be a culture in business.
Where to Start?? Vision Mission Values SHE Policy Statement
Where to Start?? Initial Review- Introspection-Establish: Current Infrastructure and adequacy Competencies Build on current strengths
Where to Start?? Strategies: Programmes to close identified gaps Resourcing the programmes Financial Human
Challenges Resistance to changeWhat was vs What is and will be. Fear of being irrelevant & accountable Initial capital outlay affecting ROI Weve got to put a lot of money into changing behaviour. Bill Gates Suspicion between mgnt. and employees
How to Overcome Challenges Rigorous training and awareness Benchmarking Bahaviour based strategic changes Psycho-social preparedness through HR Rewards
How to Overcome Challenges Allow for active participation by all If there is any one secrete of success, it lies in the ability to get the other persons point of view and see things from that persons angle as well as from your own. Sir Henry Ford
Litigation Failure to meet customer expectations Loss of Business Poor corporate image Consequences of Failure to Manage SHE
High accident/incident rates High insurance premiums Low productivity Low Return On Investment (ROI) Consequences of Failure to Manage SHE
Pricing distortions Fines and or imprisonment Closure of business Consequences of Failure to Manage SHE
Benefits of integrating SHE in businesses Achieve business objectives Increase understanding of current operations and the likely impact leading to cleaner production. Communicate knowledge Demonstrate compliance (with the requirements of sector-specific, national and international standards etc)
Benefits of integrating SHE in businesses Encourage stakeholder consultation Establish 'best practice Set priorities Change behaviour Encourages self reporting.
Benefits of integrating SHE in businesses Branding of business Prevention of accidents/incidents More competitive on the market with a possibility of gaining a larger market share.
Conclusion A Business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. Sir Henry Ford IT WAS A GOOD RIDE