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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Quality Self-Assessment (PDF, 120 KB)
Integrated pest management (IPM) is an approach that emphasizes nonchemical pest prevention, focusing on facility maintenance and sanitation before considering chemical options. This 10-question self-assessment is designed to help individuals and facilities better understand the pest management processes used in their environments. See where you stand on a 50-point scale of IPM quality.
May 2013

Ford Team Uses Six Sigma to Reduce Costs While Improving Environmental Impact (PDF, 332 KB)
A cross-functional team at a Ford Motor Co. site in Saarlouis, Germany, used Six Sigma to reduce paint expenditures, achieving a $2 million annual savings.
December 2011

The Triple Bottom (Top) Line (PDF, 472 KB) Quality and sustainability are connected to social responsibility, environmental performance and business results.

Climbing Mount Sustainability (PDF, 266 KB) How carpet maker Interface's sustainability program saved the company $222 million.

Integrating Green Into An Existing Management System: Performing A “Green” Gap Analysis (PDF, 102 KB) An environmental (green) gap analysis can serve as the basis for developing an integration strategy for an environmental management system.

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