Monthly Archives: December 2005

First Government position statement on Environmental Management Systems

The UK Government recently published its first position statement on the use of environmental management systems (EMSs). The position statement outlines the benefits that the Government believes implementing an EMS can bring to an organisation. These encompass not only reducing environmental impacts and managing legal compliance, but also stimulating sustainable practices. It recommends adopting a recognised national or international scheme such as ISO14001 and ensuring it is independently audited. Continue reading

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