Sustainability – Webinar archive
The evolving importance of sustainability and the recent adoption of the United Nation's sustainable development goals created the need for qualified people to lead and support integrated systemic changes that balance technical, economic and social requirements.
This webinar focuses on opportunities and methods to integrate sustainability philosophies in manufacturing education initiating discussions of how to successfully offer sustainability and sustainable manufacturing education opportunities to undergraduate students.
This webinar will focus on real-life (and somewhat humorous) stories about innovations, learning and best practices with regard to initiating and implementing a corporate sustainability program including tips and lessons learned for organizations interested in publishing their first sustainability report.
An introduction to Sustainability Return on Investment (S-ROI). This exciting webinar will introduce you to the basics of S-ROI. More and more companies are investing in sustainability. Many of these investments payoff in visible ways — energy and waste reduction, for example, reduce environmental impacts and costs at the same time. Some social investments payoff in reduced advertising costs or even increased sales.
This webinar focused on a sustainment management system (BUILDER SMS) tool to catalog inventories and utilizes deterioration algorithms that accurately predict future funding requirements to economically sustain facility capabilities. The BUILDER SMS tool is applicable to those interested in incorporating a more sustainable methodology to proactively manage either a single facility or a portfolio of facilities.
Learn how Lean and Six Sigma techniques were used to assist a large manufacturing facility with electricity reduction. A top-down statistical regression analysis was used to identify focus areas, and a bottoms-up "Go and See" event format was used to engage employees in seeing energy waste.
This webinar will be one of a series of webinars offered by the IIE Sustainable Development Division. In this introductory webinar, our presenters will be explaining the vision and mission of the Sustainable Development Division, the purpose of the webinar series the role of industrial engineering in sustainability.
Many organizations struggle to sustain their Six Sigma, lean tools, or other operational excellence focused initiatives. This webinar will provide you with an overview of how to take these approaches beyond the typical project team and training-based initiatives by changing your existing work systems to make process excellence part of every employee's job.