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July 19th, 2017

Mark Stach

The Age of Sustainability and How C-level Execs Can Lead the Charge

When I first entered the workforce, most offices didn’t have recycling bins let alone individual recycling containers under people’s desks. Today, when I walk around Sphera’s offices in Chicago, I see those blue bins everywhere. And it’s not just us. When I visit companies across the country, I see more and more receptacles popping up. […]

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July 12th, 2017

Rivo Customer Success

Sphera TV: Success Stories – Thames Water

In this episode of Sphera TV learn how Rivo has helped Thames Water raise the profile of safety through their organisation, through their employees, drivers and third party contractors. Rivo has helped Thames Water put safety firmly as the number one priority within the operations.   Want to know more? We’d love to hear from […]

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July 10th, 2017

The List: Refinery Flare Rule

5 Things You Should Know About the Refinery Flare Rule

5 Takeaways From the Refinery Flare Rule Webinar: the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now starting to track more rigorously under the Refinery Flare Rule, which was proposed in 2014, went into effect in 2016 and currently has a compliance deadline of Feb. 1, 2019, for existing flares.

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July 6th, 2017

Rosemary Feiter

Insourcing vs. Outsourcing: That Is the question!

The Challenge While the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS, was created to make identifying hazardous products and substances simpler for companies and workers, the truth of the matter is things have gotten a lot more complicated over the years. The big question is: As a company, can you handle […]

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June 26th, 2017

James Tehrani

Big-Time Excitement Coming to Sphera inspire 2017

There’s big, and then there’s Texas big. That’s why it’s no surprise Sphera chose Austin to host our upcoming inspire user conference and why so many EH&S influencers will be two-steppin’—or South by Southwestin’ perhaps—their way toward the state’s capital this fall. There, attendees will be able to network, listen to exciting speakers, learn big lessons […]

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June 19th, 2017

Paul Marushka

Why Leaving the Paris Accord Intensifies the Focus on Sustainability

When the United States pulled out of the Paris Accord earlier this month, it changed the environmental climate in this country—and the world—profoundly. While many pundits, advocates and talking heads have decried how much this will set the U.S. and the rest of the world back in terms of environmental initiatives and sustainability, the truth […]

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June 16th, 2017

James Tehrani

Sphera Sustainability Day Shows There’s a World of Work to Be Done

Plant Chicago’s Jonathan Pereira, center, talks to Spherions about the hydroponic garden. Sphera celebrated its first Sustainability Day in style on June 14 by participating in a series of volunteer events around the globe. Activities focused on social and environmental sustainability, which has been one of Sphera’s core principles since Day One. “Our mission in […]

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June 10th, 2017

Neal Rosen

Sphera TV: Tracking air, water and waste emissions efficiently

In this edition of “Did You Know?” Neal Rosen, Sphera’s vice president of solution engineering, explains how the Sphera Essential solution allows you to track air, water and waste emissions data. For example, the software allows you to track how much waste has been recycled, recovered or reused.   Want to know more? We’d love […]

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June 7th, 2017

James Tehrani

A Workplace Safety Pledge for Safe + Sound Week

Repeat after us: Primum non nocere. If you’re not up on your Latin, you might be unfamiliar with those words, but chances are you’ll recognize the English translation right away: “First, do no harm.” That testament to safety has been associated with the Hippocratic Oath since at least the 17th century, and it has served […]

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