Monthly Archives: January 2016

Data Protection Day 2016

Today marks the 10th Anniversary of the signing of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 for the Protection of Individuals. The convention referred to the automatic processing of personal data, which has been the cornerstone of data protection in Europe and beyond for the last 30 years. Data Protection Day is celebrated globally on the […]

The (Dutch) Ban on Plastic Bags: Make Your Choice!

Since the 1st of January of this year plastic carrier bags have been “banned” from Dutch retail stores. That is, the free plastic carrier bag. The Dutch government has already implemented the possibility to ban these bags in the so-called Decree on Management of Packaging 2014. In this Decree a provision was implemented not to […]

DIS ISO 45001 available for public comment

ISO 45001, which is replacing OHSAS 18001, will be the first internationally agreed Health & Safety management system standard that will be relevant to organisations across the globe. ISO Standards have been developed to assist organisations in managing their processes and risks in a systematic and consistent way. The Draft International Standard (DIS) ISO 45001 has […]