Presentation on theme: "Introduction to the NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to the NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative
2 ESI's mission……is to assist organizations in reducing their environmental impacts beyond regulatory requirements and recognize those that achieve and maintain this commitment.
3 In 2002The ESI started with:27 Partners &1 Steward - Novozymes
4 2012 As of Dec 2012, there are 133 member sites. 18 Stewards 15 Rising Stewards 53 Partners at 99 sites
5 EligibilityDemonstrate commitment to compliance; Not be under any environmental criminal indictment or convictionAgree to report annually on progress toward the organization's environmental performance goals any reportable non-compliance events.
6 3 Levels of MembershipPartner: must demonstrate a commitment to maintain compliance, commit to establishing an environmental management system or set long-term measurable environmental performance goals.Rising Steward: must demonstrate a mature EMS, set measurable environmental performance goals and demonstrate a commitment to go beyond compliance.Steward: must demonstrate: a mature EMS; aggressive environmental performance goals; a commitment to meet and go beyond compliance; an EMS that is integrated into the core business functions; and a process of communicating with the local community about program activities and progress toward performance goals.
14 Questions that arise: How do we/Who defines ZWTL? How can state/local governments support ZWTL?What can organizations and companies learn from one another?How can processors/haulers better serve?How do we get started/expand/go beyond?What conversations are we having with our vendors (suppliers/janitorial/kitchen)?
15 Making of a Green Business Daimler Trucks and BusesWho We AreCleveland Truck Plant was started in 1989289,000 sq. ft. facility178 acres offering 1,037,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing spaceEmploys approximately 2,000 team members within its manufacturing, engineering, sales/marketing and finance operationsRegistered to ISO 9001: 2008 quality standardRegistered to ISO 14001: 2004 environmental standard2012 Recycled 15,302,538 lbs of materialWhat We BuildCleveland TMP is the largest truck manufacturing plant in the USA; producing the full-line of Class 8 truck models, including the Century Class S/T, Columbia, Classic, Classic XL, Cascadia and the Argosy cab over engine models. Cleveland also products military trucks.
16 Daimler Trucks North America The ecosystemDaimler Trucks North Americacommit as a company. “Our Blue Sky Vision is our road map for achieving sustainable operations. DTNA’s overall success is measured by our accomplishments and also by our continued commitment to environmentally conscious operations.” – Roger Nielsen, COOCommitComplyPreventImproveAchieveDesign
17 Daimler Trucks North America The ecosystemDaimler Trucks North Americacomply with existing regulations.We partner with agencies such as EPA, and we reach beyond requirements through ISO certification. We engage in dialogue with policy makers and scientists to develop best practices for our company and help lead the way for others as well.ComplyMartin Daum, DTNA President and CEO, is the keynote speaker at the Sustainability Dialogue in Washington, DC, October “Most important is what you do!”
18 The ecosystemDaimler Trucks North AmericaRoad to Landfill Free
19 The Beginning of the Journey Devise a plan of attack!• TOS group (Total Operating Systems) developed a Tactical Implementation Plan (TIP) for a ZWTL implementation calendar.• The TIP established tasks and dates for implementing ZWTL for each team in the facility.• TIP included tasks such as dumpster dive, determining collection bins, educating the team, etc.• Each week progress was reported to management.• Also included were the cafeteria, offices, and Maintenance Shop.• Benchmark!• Delist hazardous waste sludge through a process change