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Environmental Management System (EMS)


An EMS is a management tool enabling an organization of any size or type to:

  • Identify and control the environmental impact of its activities, products or services,
  • Improve its environmental performance continually, and to
  • Implement a systematic approach to setting environmental objectives and targets, to achieving these and to demonstrating that they have been achieved.

The part of the overall management system that includes organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes, and resources for developing, implementing, achieving, reviewing, and maintaining the environmental policy.

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