Promoting Best Practices in Sustainable Manufacturing
The Institute for Sustainable Communitiesu2019 EHS+ Network is an association of industrial training centers (u201cEHS+ Centersu201d) in Asia that equip manufacturing professionals with the technical, management, and leadership skills they need to increase compliance; improve operational efficiencies; and make the business case for adopting sustainable manufacturing practices in their companies.
The EHS+ Network builds the capabilities of EHS practitioners across Asia, and connects practitioners and business leaders across regions and sectors to learn and share ideas on improving the sustainability of supply chains throughout the region.
Advanced Training, Inspiring Change
Launched in 2015, ISCu2019s first EHS+ Center in India was launched with institutional partner Symbiosis Institute for International Business (SIIB) in Pune aimed to provide factory managers with information and tools to improve environment, health and safety conditions for workers and surrounding communities. Since its launch in India, the EHS+ Center has expanded its reach by providing center based and on-site training to factories for increased impact. It also added its Factory Engagement component to deeper engage with factories.
EHS+ Center is focused on serving a variety of sectors such as textile, construction, automotive, and chemicals/pharmaceuticals, the trainings offered by the EHS+ Center help to foster a culture of safety in Indian factories, improve environmental sustainability, and support key Indian initiatives such as Make in India and Clean India Mission.