2A – Management Systems 2022 – Aspects, Impacts, Risks and Opportunities

Course Description

This popular CANECT course led by environmental management expert Randy Sinukoff of Stantec Consulting Ltd., investigates the environmental aspects, impacts, risks and opportunities associated with making an EMS more resilient.

Attend this course to learn how these strategies can help you and your organization save time and money while increasing effectiveness.

Course Chair

Randy Sinukoff, Senior Associate, Stantec Consulting Ltd.


To be confirmed

2021 Course Agenda

Welcome and introduction

Enterprise risk management 2022
  • Business risk and perspective
  • Aspects, impacts, risks and opportunities
  • Interested parties
  • Financial impacts
  • ISO Standards

 Organizational re-evaluation – A case study
  • City of Toronto Climate Change Resilience

Science focus: How to mesh technical and management approaches
  • Background
  • ISO 14090 – Adaptation to Climate Change
    • Direct and indirect impacts
    • Risks, mitigation, adaptation, resiliency
  • Climate risk assessment processes
  • Data gathering and measurement tools
  • Using facts for decision-making
  • Performance indicators
  • How information shapes management approaches

Health and safety risk management
  • Impacts and opportunities from the pandemic
  • Environmental benefits

IT and communications risk management
  • Impacts and opportunities from the pandemic
  • Environmental benefits

Tools for quantifying risk: Risk and return on investment tool
  • Case study: Credit Valley Conservation
    • Identify and assess flood risk areas and quantify economic impacts
    • Evaluate flood risk reduction through management options
    • Calculate return on investment associated with management options

Effects on manufacturing – Case studies
  • Water conservation and blue roofs (offloading infrastructure)
  • Food loss prevention (supply chain footprints)
  • Energy conservation, renewables and carbon neutrality
  • Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) carbon offsets

Effects on infrastructure and development: A case study
  • To be confirmed

 Effects on people and the environment: Management system benefits
  • Working for the benefit of personnel and the organization
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Ongoing engagement of interested parties
  • Action plans for continual improvement and environmental protection

Question and answer period

Course ends 5 PM

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