SOURCE: DOMANI Sustainability Consulting, LLC

March 01, 2007 13:10 ET

Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) Contracted DOMANI to Enhance Sustainability Planning Tool

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 --Ewire -- DOMANI Sustainability Consulting, LLC, of Denver, Colorado, was retained by The Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) to assist in the development of its SD (sustainable development) Planner™ Gateway, a new GEMI website that was launched last week.

GEMI is an organization of leading companies dedicated to fostering global environmental, health, and safety (EHS) excellence through the sharing of tools and information to help business achieve EHS excellence.

DOMANI is an executive-level full service sustainability consulting and management firm that helps clients realize new bottom line value through market driven sustainability strategies.

GEMI's SD Planner™ and SD Planner™ Gateway tools enable businesses to "address environmental, economic, and social issues in a way that creates business value," according to the organization. The SD Planner™ is a "detailed, comprehensive planning tool to establish baseline performance, assess opportunities, set goals, develop action plans, and evaluate progress towards sustainable development objectives." Use of the tool helps to identify "critical sustainable development issues that are important to business activities."

DOMANI helped construct GEMI's SD Planner™ Gateway in order to:

--  Raise awareness of sustainable development concepts;
--  Identify business cases for action on sustainable development;
--  Serve as an "on ramp" for GEMI's existing tool, SD Planner™; and
--  Facilitate the use of GEMI's SD Planner™ over company Intranets.
    

"It was an enormous honor to be a consultant to GEMI and be invited to work on updating and improving the SD Planner™," said Catherine Greener, Managing Director of DOMANI and Project Manager for GEMI. "The SD Planner™ is an essential strategic tool that is helping GEMI member companies remain current in the sustainability field."

GEMI's 41 member companies represent more than 22 business sectors with a comprised annual sales of more than $915 billion USD. GEMI member companies have more than 2.5 million employees and operations in over 3,034 manufacturing facilities worldwide. For more information about GEMI, go to www.gemi.org. For more information about GEMI's SD Planner™ and SD Planner™ Gateway tools, go to www.gemi.org/sd/.

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