SHEMSI is proud to announce its collaboration with SR Monitor, a non-political instrument whose objectives are as follows:
- Promote SR initiatives, global development, awareness and education
- Report on stakeholders’ SR achievements, best practices and deficiencies
- Evaluate on SR impact and complicity on all stakeholders including the supply chain.
- Consultancy and advisory services for integrating SR principles, best practices and reporting.
We look forward to our future collaboration on social responsibility matters.
PRESS RELEASE: “Your Future: Standards, Sustainability, Competence – The Links” @ KL Bird Park 17 December 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 17th December 2013 – Today at the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Safety, Health and Environmental Management Services International Sdn. Bhd. (SHEMSI) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) presented a joint-session for businesses on the subject of sustainability and its management through ISO Standards and improving the professional competence of those involved in its management.
Stan Rodgers, Principal Consultant at SHEMSI commented in his presentation that, “Business in Southeast Asia can no longer ignore the need for resilience in managing environmental issues. Sustainability requires businesses in Southeast Asia to better understand their supply chain and its relationship with the environment.”
Amarjit Kaur, Senior Consultant at SHEMSI dedicated her presentation to policy updates in Malaysia and emphasised that, “Personal competence development is necessary through training and professional affiliation with registered organisations recognised worldwide such as IEMA.”
SHEMSI also welcomed the recent announcement in Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohammad Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak’s budget speech the introduction of a National Carbon Disclosure Programme (MYCARBON). Amarjit added, “This approach enables all organisations in Malaysia to better understand their carbon usage and manage it effectively, which will place Malaysia in the forefront of carbon management.”
Nicholas Fekete Perez from IEMA presented to Malaysian business leaders an update on the professional services available to IEMA members to enable them to better perform their job by improving their competence in order to become change agents in their respective businesses. He stated “In IEMA we believe environmental sustainability professionals have a significant role to play in every organisation to deliver sustainable solutions. Environmental sustainability professionals must become leaders driving the low carbon economy.”
Nicholas agreed that the recent changes to sustainable development policies in Malaysia should result in it becoming a more attractive destination for companies to invest by being seen as an innovative business partner in the value chain. He added “Professional development is essential to ensure that environmental sustainability professionals are at the forefront of environmental leadership in their respective business sectors.”
SHEMSI Sdn. Bhd. was formed in Malaysia in 1998 and has worked with both Malaysian and international clients in a variety of product and service sectors to improve their organisational performance in the areas of health, safety, security and the environment. More latterly our work has moved towards assisting clients to see their business operations and responsibilities in a broader perspective that encompasses sustainability. Our expertise in health, safety, security and environment has provided a sound basis from which to make the transition to assisting clients in this broader context.
SHEMSI’s competitive advantage lies in its ability to adapt knowledge and understanding gained through working with international standards bodies and overseas multi-national clients and applying this economically, efficiently and effectively in local circumstances.
IEMA is the largest environmental professional body, providing environmental practitioners with the knowledge, skills and tools to ensure sound environmental performance delivers real business benefit. We help our members to make a strategic environmental difference by embedding environment in decision making at all levels through knowledge exchange, research, conferences, training and publications. With a membership over 15,000 individual and corporate members based in 83 countries, IEMA is now the leading international membership-based organisation dedicated to the professional development of individuals involved in the environmental profession, whether they be in the public, private or non-governmental sectors.
Picture 1 Amarjit Kaur, SHEMSI, presenting to Malaysian business leaders.
SHEMSI Sdn Bhd in partnership with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) are pleased to invite you to our briefing session in Kuala Lumpur on the 17th of December 2013. This session is aimed at providing you with the current development in sustainability drivers including local policies, latest updates on the ISO Standards related to the environment and safety & health such as ISO 14001, 14004, ISO 45001 (proposed replacement for OHSAS 18001) as well as introducing you to IEMA, providing updated information for members and details of the latest sustainability related training courses.
Participation is free however please RSVP by sending us an email as seats are limited.
Date: 17 December (Tuesday)
Venue: Seminar Room, Middle Deck, Hornbill Restaurant @KL Bird Park
Taman Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
+ Coffee break and lunch provided
+ Free admission to the KL Bird Park
Guest speaker: Mr Nicholas Fekete Perez (Partnerships Liaison Officer IEMA)
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GRI Certified Training Course organised by NCSR in collaboration with Shemsi – Kuala Lumpur 11-13 June 2013
The National Centre for Sustainability Reporting (NCSR) which is the official GRI Certified Training Partner for Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, along with collaborating partner, SHEMSI, are pleased to announce that we have successfully concluded our fourth GRI Certified Training in February since collaborating in April 2012.
The next training in Kuala Lumpur is on 11 – 13 June 2013 at a venue to be announced later.
This three-day intensive workshop will introduce you to the elements of a sustainability report using the GRI’s five step process: “prepare, connect, define, monitor and report” and prepare you to coordinate the sustainability reporting process. You will receive your own copies of essential GRI publications and learn how to apply the GRI’s five-phase sustainability reporting process. The GRI Certified Training Program empowers participants to begin or improve their sustainability reporting using the world’s leading sustainability reporting framework.
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