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BPIR Categories

12.4 Implement resource preservation program
12.6 Implement emergency response programs
12.7 Manage government agency and public relations with regards to environmental issues
14.3.5 Reengineer business processes & systems
15.4.6 Work environment, health, safety, ergonomics
15.5.3 Activities to reduce & prevent nuisance/harm
15.5.4 Activities to assist in resource preservation
15.6.17 Ethical behaviour
15.6.18 Regulatory and legal compliance
2.1.2 Identify economic/industry trends
2.1.3 Identify political & regulatory issues
2.1.5 Understand demographics
2.1.6 Identify social & cultural changes
2.1.8 Understand the internal environment/performance
2.1.9 Assessment of the internal/external environment
2.2.5 Integrate future foresight scenarios into strategy
2.5.3 Develop and deploy action plans & projects
2.5.4 Identify and manage risks
2.5.5 Ensure business continuity
3.2.1 Translate customer needs into product requirements
8.2.1 Leaders communicate with employees
9.6.2 Manage employee satisfaction
9.6.3 Develop work & family work/life support systems
9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety

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