Environmental management system resources
Need to know more about environmental management, environmental management systems, ISO 14001 or even how to get the best from your existing environmental management system? If so, the following resources may help.
What is the environment? What is environmental management? What is sustainability? What are the four principles of sustainability? How do we become more sustainable? What are the environmental basics?
What is an environmental management system?
An environmental management system (EMS) is a structured system designed to help organisations manage their environmental impacts and improve environmental performance caused by their products, services and activities. What is an environmental management system?
ISO 14001 overview
Currently in Australia there are over 1,500 organisations certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard. Up to the end of December 2008 there were over 188,000 organisations globally certified. A total of 155 countries had organisations participating in the scheme.
How to up the EMS ante
How do you improve existing ISO 14001 environmental management systems? Implement these tips and your ISO 14001 environmental management system will be more effective (published article).