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Organizations often purchase too much technology in the hopes it will solve their problems. The other extreme are organizations who do not implement anything out of fear of cost and complexity.  Introduction A new Nimonik …

Compliance Insights December 2022

Happy New Year to everyone! We list upcoming workshops, webinars, conferences and recent blog posts & product updates.

Case Study Notes: Carnival Cruise Lines Compliance Journey

Introduction Carnival Cruise Lines has a history of rough seas when it comes to environmental compliance programs. With over 60 million dollars in fines and after being placed in monitorship by the United States Department …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – December 2022

By: Sydney Sybydlo This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – December 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in December 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

ECO Impact 2023 CALGARY Conference

ECO IMPACT 2023 is back live and in-person. This event aims to broaden your horizons, elevate your skills, and celebrate the best and brightest certified environmental professionals in Canada. During these 2 days, you will …

Oil & GAS REGULATORY UPDATES CANADA 2022

Between January 1st, 2022 and December 1st, 2022, 225 significant changes were made to regulatory documents that affect the Oil & Gas industry in Canada. There were other changes that are not covered in this …

Free Audit Checklists for The Oil and Gas Industry

Please find selected Oil and Gas checklists that are freely available on the Nimonik compliance auditing platform. These checklists can be used on Nimonik’s web or mobile App to conduct audits and generate instant reports.

Risk Reduction from a 4 Star General : Stanley McChrystal

“It is all about risk elimination and readiness. Models, predictions and fancy charts will only take you so far.” U.S. General Stanley McChrystal, recently published a book entitled “Risk”. In this book, he clearly states …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – November 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – November 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in November 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Philadelphia refinery explosion video summary

Oil & Gas refineries are so unbelievably complex. I recently visited the largest Oil & Gas Refinery in Canada and was amazed at the shear quantity of parts, pieces, people, processes and regulatory obligations. Most …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – October 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in October 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – October 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Product update: Changes to Data Classification on Nimonik

Changes to clause and document classification to help customers find relevant information In October 2022, Nimonik is implementing a change to our classification schema for documents and clauses. We originally had classification for Clauses only …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – September 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – September 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in September 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Compliance in 2022 : To thine own self be true

With growing compliance burden, companies are rushing to embrace ESG – but overcommitment is a significant risk. Companies must hold themselves accountable for their own commitments. A failure to meet your own obligations opens the …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – August 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – August 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in August 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Compliance is culture

Compliance is fundamentally a systems problem that sits on top of a culture problem. In this 1986 interview with Richard Feynman, the famed Nobel physicist explains what led to Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. To explain …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – July 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – July 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in July 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – June 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in June 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – June 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

EHS Regulatory Change Update Speed Improvement

Nimonik is very happy to announce that our update speeds for over 400 jurisdictions around the world are now faster than ever. The new speeds for receiving regulatory change action items is outlined below. To …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – May 2022

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – May 2022

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes in May 2022. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Product Update: Custom Fields Directory

  Nimonik is excited to announce the introduction of the custom fields directory! The custom fields directory will centralize all of the custom fields in your account, allowing them to be included in management reports …

Nimonik 2022 Product Development Plan

Nimonik’s focus in 2022 remains to simplify and streamline the application. The goal is to help our customers find relevant documents and obligations as quickly as possible and ensure they have comprehensive coverage of all …

Introducing Document Extracts

Nimonik strives to help organizations quickly understand their obligations in regulations, acts, codes, standards and internal documents. We do this by adding valuable meta-data such as environmental, safety, HR, privacy or other topics to documents. …

Updates on the Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS)

The Ontario government has made regulatory amendments to support a smooth transition from the federal OBPS to Ontario’s EPS program, beginning on January 1, 2022. Here we cover noteworthy regulatory amendments to this date.

ESG and Compliance: Where do we go from here?

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are growing in importance for nearly all businesses. ESG is a hot topic these days, but how does compliance to regulations, standards and EHS requirements fit into the ESG …

Overview of the Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS)

The Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS), a program applies new obligations and greenhouse gas performance standards for Ontario industry starting on January 1, 2022. Here we summarized the important content regarding the participation of the EPS program, GHG emission limits and reporting.

Top global EHS regulatory changes – May 2021

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from May 2021. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Lessons learned from merging two environmental management systems

Moe Moreau from Glencore Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations shared some lessons learned from merging two environmental management systems together. Introduction Management systems are complex. They can quickly become burdensome and are all too often discarded …

Canadian Mining Industry Compliance Challenges

Mining and mining related activities are a major contributor to the Canadian economy. According to Natural Resources Canada, domestic mineral production was worth C$ 48.1 Billion in 2019 alone. Furthermore, the industry employs over 400,000 …

Foreign Cruelty Free Cosmetics now Allowed in China

Chinese regulations are constantly changing, if you import into China it is more important than ever to have a comprehensive and rigorous regulatory tracking program in place. The Chinese government just opened the market for …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – February 2021

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada and the United States. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track EHS legislation …

CLCO

Legislation Update Notifications Nimonik offers two levels of regulatory information: 1.Law Level (Compliance Obligation) the documents you are tracking, which appear at the level of law, regulation and other documents. If a Compliance Obligation item …

Proposed EHS regulatory changes – December 2020

This is a list of select proposed EHS regulatory changes in Canada and the United States. We cover EHS legislation in over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track EHS legislation …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – December 2020

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from December 2020. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

ESG Reporting Should include Compliance Tracking

Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) is a hot topic this year as more and more financial institutions require ESG reports from publicly traded companies. Most recently, president-elect Biden has selected a number of climate experts …

Resilience: An Outcome of Comprehensive Compliance

In our previous blog post (Obstacles to Comprehensive Compliance) we explored a strategy of improved comprehensiveness to achieve better compliance and more specifically better coverage. While improved coverage is an important outcome it is not …

Obstacles to Comprehensive Compliance

Last week we introduced the concept and importance of comprehensive compliance. This strategy of determining all of your obligations can be an effective measure against compliance risk by ensuring that companies are adequately covered and …

Challenge 2021: Internal Obligations Management Best Practices

  Challenge Resources Download the weekly Challenge Worksheet Fill out the weekly Friday Retrospective Form Standup Session 1 Slides Standup Session 2 Video Standup Session 2 Slides Standup Session 3 Video Standup Session 3 Slides …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – October 2020

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from October 2020. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 100 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – September 2020

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from September 2020. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Rack Safety with Changing Inventory Loads in your Warehouse

Safety Moment A Nimonik customer, Concept Storage Solutions, helps businesses keep their racking and shelving safe and secure. They recently had a retail customer that received a tremendous amount of inventory into their warehouse from …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – August 2020

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from August 2020. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …

Top global EHS regulatory changes – July 2020

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from July 2020. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific …