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Environmental Compliance - Today And Tomorrow


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A look at today\'s environmental compliance challenges, what the future holds in store, and how the TUV Rheinland Compliance Platform can help you to avoid potential risks.

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Environmental Compliance - Today And Tomorrow

  1. 1. The global marketplace for consumer products is governed by a growing number of environmental regulations and societal expectations. Environmental Compliance Today and Tomorrow Sebastian Nowak TÜV Rheinland Group
  2. 2. How a great idea can turn into a nightmare…
  3. 3. Imagine you have launched a new product line for the European market. Without warning you learn that your product contains a substance which is prohibited in the European market. Now you may have to….
  4. 4. Recall tens of thousands of products. Identify the source responsible for the tainted material and contain it. Initiate a costly redesign process. Invest in polishing up your damaged company image. Re-establish trust from your clients.
  5. 5. Can you tell exactly what substances and Can you rule out materials go into violating your products? environmental Are you aware of all regulations? regulations that might affect your business?
  6. 6. The global marketplace is governed by a multitude of environmental regulations. In any market you serve you are required to comply with environmental and other regulations. If you fail to comply, you face serious consequences.
  7. 7. Is your organization prepared for these challenges? Do you have a state-of-the-art compliance program in place? Are you up to date regarding latest environmental regulations?
  8. 8. Turn risks into opportunities, take the lead Make design for compliance work for your company’s benefit. Display your compliance to the public, gain consumer trust. Invest pro-actively into compliance now, rather than risking multiple costs caused by non-compliance later.
  9. 9. If you want a competent partner for Compliance How about a booster for companies going green while outperforming the competition?
  10. 10. The TÜV Rheinland Group Actively encourages and safeguards technical development towards harmony with people and the environment. Considers it a top priority to anticipate challenges around compliance, helping you to keep clear of existing and imminent regulatory risks. Supports your compliance efforts on levels you choose. Has leading experience in product safety and product compliance. Is represented in more than 60 countries with more than 490 offices – close to you, your suppliers and customers. Is an active member of international standards committees and decision-making bodies.
  11. 11. Find out more how we Support risk management in the food and beverage industry, ensuring traceability throughout the supply chain. Assist manufacturing industries to fulfill their regulatory obligations. Can help you to accelerate the time to market. Can help you to achieve a design for environment. Support your product design department in order to increase productivity and efficiency. Help your quality department to verify product compliance, reduce costs and standardize operations.
  12. 12. But the challenges won’t stop here To maintain a sustainable compliance portfolio… …you have to be prepared for what lies ahead.
  13. 13. But what is the future for compliance?
  14. 14. New environmental regulations are introduced at increasingly faster rates. Environmental compliance becomes a pre-condition for doing business. Requirements will reach new qualities and scopes. Societal demands outweigh mere material compliance requirements.
  15. 15. Scenario for future compliance
  16. 16. Complexity Non-material/social compliance Society’s Expectation Cost of Ownership Corporate Social Responsibility Material Information Security compliance Ergonomics & Usability Occupational Safety Water Footprint Product Safety & Carbon Footprint International Certification REACH RoHS WEEE ELV Time
  17. 17. Let us help you to overcome the regulatory challenges of tomorrow sdf …you have to be prepared for what lies ahead. Check out our unique and highly flexible compliance service
  18. 18. Prepare now – lead tomorrow Questions? – Contact us at Learn more about the Compliance Platform at