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Title: The Auditing Roundtable Presentation to the Multi State Working Group February 5, 2007

The Auditing Roundtable Presentation to the Multi
State Working Group February 5, 2007
  • Bob Kenney
  • The Auditing Roundtable
  • Southeast Regional Chair
  • Kimley-Horn Associates

The Auditing Roundtable History
  • Founded in 1982 in Washington D.C. by a small
    group of major corporations and their
    environmental consultants
  • Name was originally
  • Environmental Auditing Roundtable, then
    changed to EHS Auditing Roundtable, now The
    Auditing Roundtable
  • Currently 600 members

Who Belongs to the Auditing Roundtable?
EHS Auditing Specialists representing
Benefits of Membership
  • Meetings and Workshops with quality content,
    discussion and networking with peers
  • Education Continuing Education Units (CEU)
  • Benchmarking surveys
  • List serve for member networking and technical
  • Job search/job posting service
  • Web site with technical content
  • Auditor certification through BEAC (Board of EHS
    Auditor Certifications)

The Auditing Roundtables Organizational Structure
Board of Directors
Managing Director
Steering Committees
Member Services
External Affairs
Auditor Resources
Health and Safety
Management Systems
Legislative and Regulatory
Interest Groups
Regions (10)
2006-2007 Board of Directors
  • Gary Williams, ERM President
  • Cindy Chiles, Convergence Vice President
  • Rick Prior, International Paper Treasurer
  • Mike Koenigsberger, 3M Secretary
  • Jim Ball, Ashland Chemical Inc.
  • Rob Bray, The Elm Consulting Group Intl
  • David Downs, EHS Management Partners
  • Ray Kane, Ray W. Kane Associates
  • Joyce Okantey, Eli Lilly Company

Accomplishments in 2006
  • Developed a Strategic Plan
  • Vision Statement
  • Mission Statement
  • Created New Website
  • Held Two Major Conferences
  • Phoenix January
  • Baltimore September
  • Conducted Several Regional Meetings throughout
    the US
  • Held an International Workshop in Vienna, Austria
    in May
  • Balanced Scorecard Results

  • The Auditing Roundtable will be recognized and
    respected globally as the leader in providing
    exceptional auditor services to our members and
    the communities we serve

Mission Statement
  • In keeping with our Code of Ethics, The Auditing
  • Roundtables mission is to lead the auditing
  • community by
  • Using our authoritative body of audit knowledge
    to be the voice of the profession
  • Advancing best practices, principles and values
    of auditing
  • Providing resources to enable and enhance
    professional growth and learning
  • Offering forums for the exchange of ideas and

Performance Balanced Scorecard
  • Increase Membership by 20 per year
  • Member Certifications - CPEAs 30
  • Retain 90 Existing Members (86 )
  • Meeting Critiques (70 Return)
  • Meeting Rating 3.5 out of 4.0
  • New Website (
  • Electronic voting
  • Membership renewal
  • National Regional Meeting Registration
  • Quick polls
  • Member information
  • Maintain Financial Health to support growth

Auditing Roundtables 2007 Strategic Plan
  • Improve educational opportunities
  • Develop publications
  • Explore potential partnering/mergers with similar
  • Marketing efforts
  • Improve visibility
  • Attract new members
  • Hire additional staff
  • Revise Balanced Scorecard to measure performance
    of strategic plan implementation

Focus in 2007 Certification Programs
  • Auditor Certification Through BEAC
  • Certificates by examination offered in
  • EMS/ISO 14000
  • Environmental Compliance Auditing
  • Health and Safety Compliance Auditing
  • Responsible Care Management Systems
  • Plan for AR to offer exam prep courses

Focus in 2007 Implementation of Strategic Plan
  • Offer continuing education courses
  • Plan for the development of a newsletter and a
    professional journal
  • Promote best practices in auditing for
    environment, health safety, security and
  • Participate in policy development and standards
  • Move toward becoming more international
  • Workshop in Barcelona in May 2007
  • Possible Workshop in Asia in the fall of 2007

  • Common Interest areas
  • 4 of 6 MSWG goals
  • Attributes of reliable EMS
  • Best places/ways to partner with government
  • Best ways to leverage market drivers

  • International Issues
  • GHG trading with US not in Kyoto Protocol
  • Toll/Supplier auditing and integration
  • Level playing field
  • Accountability
  • Similar consequences for failure to comply
  • Measurable social responsibility

  • Ideas
  • Increase driver of consumer awareness,
    empowerment, and response ()
  • Toyota hybrid 29 sales increase
  • Wal-Mart 100 renewable energy
  • State ranking of Best/Worst Air, Waste and Water
    dischargers and setting interim goals and awards
  • Working with P2 organizations to provide training
  • Annual transparent disclosures of environmental
    impact CRI or WEC style at local level

  • Industry Models Aligned with Product
  • Wendys no trans-fat
  • Unilever Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital
  • GlaxoSmithKline Developing countries drug
    development with governmental agencies
  • Wal-Mart organic cotton, Certified coffee,
    Certified sustainable fisheries
  • Dow Jones Sustainable Index, Innovest factors
    (energy, GHG strategy, safety, employee
    practices, supplier problems)

  • Enlist and train trade organizations
  • Model
  • Miami/Dade County Cant sell product unless
    documented it meets certain environmentally
    friendly criteria
  • Steel manufacturers Nucor
  • Auto manufacturers Renault
  • Computers HP
  • Communications Nokia
  • Utilities - PNM

Upcoming National Meetings
  • April 10-12, 2007
  • Hyatt Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL
  • September 5-7, 2007 Our 25th Anniversary
    Celebration-Hyatt Philadelphia, Philadelphia,
    PA January 7-9, 2008 Hilton at Squaw Peak,
    Phoenix, AZ September 3-5, 2008 Washington,
    DC April 2009 New Orleans, LA September
    2009 Baltimore, MD January 2010 Phoenix, AZ

Orlando April 10-12, 2007 Internal Audit's
Playbook How Does EHS Auditing Measure Up?"
  • Harmonizing Internal Audit and EHS Auditing
  • Industry break-out groups
  • BEAC EHS Auditing Standards (New and Improved!)
  • ANSI-Z10 Occupational Health Management Systems
  • Environmental Justice
  • Discoverability of audits
  • Mock Press Conference
  • Vendor Showcase

Information and Contacts
Web Site Kathy J.
Rieth, Managing Director 15111 N. Hayden Road,
Suite 160355, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2555 Telephon
e (480) 659-3738 Email kathy_at_auditing-roundtabl