Abeco 2017

Some recent or ongoing projects

Training on environmental issues (since 2017)

Trainer for the Pusch Foundation - training on environmental protection for people doing their Swiss civil service, in  Schwarzsee. Training on sustainable development, environmental legislation, climate changes, renewable energies and ecological footprint.  

Audits of electronic and electrical waste recyclers (since 2017)

Audit of about 40 dismantlers and recyclers in both French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland for the Foundation SENS (collection centers, dismantlers and recyclers of households electrical appliances) and for SWICO (dismantlers for electronic appliances).

Consulting and training on electronic waste recycling (2017-2018)  

Training and coaching for Egyptian electronic waste recyclers and auditors, project in collaboration with Sofies and financed by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) as part of the program Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI).

Environmental consulting related to consumer rights (2017)

Four months consulting and coaching at the Swiss French Consumer association (FRC) on environmental thematic: media monitoring, parliamentary work monitoring and writing of positions to defend consumer rights.

Coaching for the preparation to have an ISO 9'001 certified Quality Management System (since 2017)

Coaching for the company Ecotec Environnement SA to implement and manage a Quality Management System according to ISO 9001 (Quality policy, objectives, indicators, internal audits, management review, etc.).

Coaching for the update for the certifications ISO 9'001 and ISO 14001 (2018 - 2019)

Coaching for the company PRO to update its Quality and Environmental Management System according to the latest version (2015) of ISO 9'001 and 14'001. 

Writing of text boxes and estimation of environmental impact for a brochure on daily use of electricity (2018)

Contribution to estimate quantitative data on impact linked to energy usage for the brochure (in french only) "L’électricité au quotidien : le rôle des normes sociales pour la transition énergétique suisse." Sahakian, M. and B. Bertho (2018). Genève, Suisse, Fonds national suisse (FNS), PNR71.

Assessment of medical waste management in the canton of Geneva (Since 2018)

Assessment of the compliance of the management of hazardous waste from medical laboratory, clinics, doctors and veterinarians for the Geology, Soil and Waste Service (GESDEC) of the State of Geneva