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tools for electronic reporting/compliance tracking




scott - 

i'm working on the enviromental/performance measurement hub for p2rx.  should 

be up shortly.  meanwhile, some of the resources i have found may be of use 
for you electronic reporting question:


Testing and Evaluating Metrics for Industry 
http://www.aiche.org/cwrt/pdf/MetricsforIndustry.pdf                
Data-based paper testing calculations of energy and material metrics for 
manufacturers, and determine top 50 eco-efficiency performance metrics in the 

US Chemical Industry.

Pollution Prevention Metrics    
http://www.newmoa.org/Newmoa/htdocs/prevention/metrics/metrics.wpd
Northeast states P2 programs partnered to create common multi-state metrics, 
both outcome and activity-based.  The metrics are listed in this document.  A 

software tool is available to states and local governments to use in 
evaluating their P2 programs.  CONTACT TERRI GOLDBERG

Environmental Results Management System 
http://www.gmied.org/TOPICS/erms/erms.html        ERMS has helped 
agencies to identify, produce, report and use information about environmental 

conditions and environmental agency activities

EPA Region 8 P2 Program Measurement Tool    
Pilot database tracking & reporting system in tested for Region 8.  Tracks 
detailed results & environmental benefits from on-site assistance, training 
events, information requests, grants/contracts, awards, p2 staff training, 
and inspections.  NOT AVAILABLE TO GEN PUBLIC YET - LET ME KNOW IF YOU WANT 
THE EPA CONTACT 

See April issue of Environmental Protection 
they have an Environmental Software Guide   
www.eponline.com/ep2002softwareguide.pdf    
lists many software programs which track/report MANY compliance related 
topics

Corporate GHG Accounting - Download GHG Calculation Tools   
http://www.ghgprotocol.org/standard/tools.htm               Downloadable 
spreadsheets and guidance to help calculators for greenhouse gas emissions 
from cross-sector and sector-specific industrial operations.

Caribou Systems http://www.caribousystems.com/              A comprehensive, 
(and somewhat expensive) environmental data system intended for relatively 
large plants.

opsEnvironmental    http://www.esp-net.com/products/              Provides 
a multimedia "Environmental Dashboard" for calculating and reporting 
environmental parameters & requirements.  Expensive.

Essential EH&S Software http://www.essential-technologies.com/default.cfm     
  
        A comprehensive (and expensive) industrial hygiene and environmental 
data system developed and primarily used by the process industry, especially 
multi-location companies.

Green Suite http://www.greensuite.com      Comprehensive (and 
somewhat expensive), web-based application to track Environmental Health & 
Safety, flexible, stores data at own site and/or vendor?s site server. 

GreenWare Greenhouse Gas Software   http://greenware.com/software/perf2.html  
  
            Software that has been pre-configured to allow an organization to 

record, monitor and report on greenhouse gas emissions to meet Kyoto Protocol 

(or other) targets. 

GreenWare Perform Software  http://greenware.com/software/perf1.html    
    System for recording and monitoring organizations' environmental 
performance; reports for internal, external or compliance.  ISO-compatible.  
Good for SME, lacking elegant user screens but adaptable for most data. 
Inexpensive.

Fingerprint Environmental Software  http://www.em-ci.com/
        Comprehensive software tracks materials, emissions, and wastes, and 
automates reporting for a number of different regulatory reporting 
requirements. 

Wave Saver  
http://www.epa.gov/owm/wavsav.htm               
Members receive WAVE-Saver, an interactive, PC-based software tool that 
enables maintenance staff to survey water use and identify water-saving 
opportunities.



Michelle Gaither
Tech Lead, PPRC
www.pprc.org