Sustainability Knowledge Hub

TUV Rheinland
  • On the road to sustainable management, companies need clearly defined goals and a concept for how to achieve them - tasks that TÜV Rheinland has been solving competently and professionally for 150 years now. In this Sustainability Knowledge Hub, the complimentary webinars, delivered by some of experienced experts are designed to help enterprises get the latest standard regulations, analyse the recall cases and share the sustainability trend with compliance from different countries.
  • Our webinars are available on-demand for free, so you can watch them 24/7. Remember to keep an eye open for upcoming events too!

 

ESG Validation & Technical Due Diliguence Service

Our ESG solutions can help your business achieve specific targets and goals to gain stakeholder trust and enhance your company image.


 

Training Courses for ISO 14064
Corporate Greenhouse Gas Foundation and Awareness

Duration: 3 hours

Global warming and climate change was observed and caused due to human activities, primarily fossil fuel burning, which increases greenhouse gas (GHG) levels in earth’s atmosphere. In the face of this issue, many organizations and companies have started reporting their GHG emissions.

ISO 14064-2018 is an internationally most recognized environmental standard that helps companies quantify, manage, report, and verify their GHG emissions. It employs a standardized method of calculating and verifying emission data, helping to alleviate the uncertainty surrounding emission statements and promoting international consistency.

Language: Cantonese or English

Presenter: Ike Xu (Project Manager, Customized Services, Systems , TÜV Rheinland Greater China), Megan Zhou (Project Manager, Customized Services, Systems , TÜV Rheinland Greater China)

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Get into the Fast Lane of Biodegradable Product Market

Duration: 1.5 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 2021

Learnings

With the ever-increasing demand for sustainable development, bioplastics have become a hot topic, but compared with conventional plastics, bioplastics are still new to the market. However, merely claiming that products are biodegradable without standard specifications will mislead the consumers that they can discard those products everywhere. Therefore, there is a great need for reliable guidance to help consumers identify the circumstances under which products are biodegradable and resource regenerating. Herewith this webinar aim to introduce the testing and certification requirement for general biodegradable product in the market, and give advice, to the manufacturers and brands, how to access the global market of biodegradable products.

Language: Cantonese or English

Presenter: Jet Lee (VGM, Softlines, , TÜV Rheinland Greater China)

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Rethink HK 2022 Workshop: Sustainable Aspects for Consumer Products

Duration: 1.5 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 5 October 2022 (Wednesday)

Learnings

• What is a sustainable product?
• Who decides the criteria to measure sustainability??
• Who checks the product and process as per these sustainability criteria??
• How can you identify products that are more sustainable??
• These are the questions that will be identified during this role play workshop.

Language: English

Presenter: Elsa Pau (Founder & CEO, BlueOnion Group), Helga Vanthournout (Director, Wealth of Flows Consulting / ADM Capital Foundation), Rodney Thu Ph.D. (Director of Quality Assurance, Hasbro), Sheila Shek, (Director, Sustainable Sourcing Environment, Adidas), Rakesh Vazirani (Global Head of Sustainability Assurance, Business Stream Products, TÜV Rheinland)

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Sustainability in the Kitchen Series Webinar
Episode 3: Sustainability Trend & Solution (Cantonese)

Duration: 1.5 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 29 September 2022 (Friday)

The final session feature the sustainability solution in Product End-of-Life management including product lifetime extension & recycling. Our expert will introduce the EU regulation for Recycled plastic and related risk to use recycled plastic for FCM application.The webinar would introduce the way to demonstrate the compliance to EU FCM regulation for recycled plastic for the plastic recycling process operator and the business operator of article made of recycled plastic.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Martin Fan (Managing Director of TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong) , Nick Cheng (Manager, Food Contact materials, Asia Pacific and Greater China Region )

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Sustainability in the Kitchen Series Webinar
Episode 2: Products Sustainability and Compliance (Cantonese Session)

Duration: 1.5 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 19 August 2022 (Friday)

The episode 2 focuses on the sustainability solution for kitchen product itself. Our expert will also drill down to product’s material level, showing how you shall do on the compliance, and finally make a declaration of compliance management.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Martin Fan (Managing Director of TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong) , Carol Chan (Project Manager, Food Contact materials Testing)

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Sustainability in the Kitchen Series Webinar
Episode 1: Corporate sustainability and Compliance (Cantonese Session)

Duration: 1.5 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 22 July 2022 (Friday)

This webinar series introduces the sustainability trends and TÜV Rheinland solution for household appliance industry based on 3 pillars: the Corporate, Products & Products end-of-life.

The sustainability trend is intensifying the need of compliance and related activity. In this webinar, our experts will address your key challenges from sustainability and Food Contact Material (FCM) safety aspect. Attendees will gain insight and practical approaches.

This session introduce the driving force, the approach to create corporate value through the implementation of sustainability strategy in your company. From compliance perspective, attendees will gain overview about GMP requirement and the practice to implement measure which ensure the consistence and quality control of FCM.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Martin Fan (Managing Director of TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong) , Nick Cheng (Manager, Food Contact materials, Asia Pacific and Greater China Region )

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Review of Toys Product Recalls and Common Failure

Duration: 1 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 1 April 2022 (Friday)

Toys are attractive and awesome to children but toys can be dangerous if an unsafe toy is chosen! Though this webinar, we will like to talk about what is a recall and why is so important to a toy product. We will briefly talk about the statics of toy recall from Oct 2021 - Mar 2022 for EU and US countries, to see what are the most common hazards, recall product type, etc...Several recall cases will be shared and will spot out some common hazards.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Monica Sing (Technical Manager)

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Enabling Chemicals Management for Toys value chain > introducing UNEP & BEF toolkit

Duration: 1 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 24 March 2022 (Thur)

PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) have been used in waterproof and grease resistant finishing because of its inert chemical properties. However, it's this particular inertness that make them not degradable and tend to exist persistently once released into environment. PFAS have been under the radar of Governmental authorities and NGO for many years. The regulatory restrictions of PFAS began with PFOS and PFOA in Europe, while a lot of NGO monitored additional PFAS concurrently. Recently, the coverage of regulations are extended to a broader coverage of PFAS, and a tightened control of them is expected in the future.

Language: English

Presenter: Antonia Reihlen | Heli Nõmmsalu | Rakesh Vazirani | Rodney Thu | Mats Forkman

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The Post-Brexit Era of Toys Compliance in UK

Duration: 1 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 2 Mar 2022 (Wed)

It has been more than 1 year after Brexit from the IP completion date on 31 December, 2020, and UK has now became an independent market of its own. As reasonably expected, no significant impacts and obstacles have arisen for toys companies to access the UK market. Meanwhile, UK has also taken certain additional transitional measures to further strengthen the smooth movement of goods between UK and EU. In this webinar, the transitional measures for EU complied toys entering UK markets will be reviewed again. Furthermore, the gap between the new EU requirements and the corresponding UK status quo will be analyzed. Last but not least, any new UK own regulatory activities will also be covered.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Charles Ng (Technical Manager)

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Emergence of Regulations of PFAS

Duration: 1 hour | Actual Webinar Date: 26 Jan 2022 (Wed)

PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) have been used in waterproof and grease resistant finishing because of its inert chemical properties. However, it's this particular inertness that make them not degradable and tend to exist persistently once released into environment. PFAS have been under the radar of Governmental authorities and NGO for many years. The regulatory restrictions of PFAS began with PFOS and PFOA in Europe, while a lot of NGO monitored additional PFAS concurrently. Recently, the coverage of regulations are extended to a broader coverage of PFAS, and a tightened control of them is expected in the future.

Language: Cantonese

Presenter: Charles Ng (Technical Manager)

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