Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

Overview:

EMAS - the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme, is a voluntary initiative designed to improve companies' environmental performance.

Aims & Objectives:

This course provides an in-depth look at the EMAS scheme and its implementation. It provides best practice relating to environmental systems tools and techniques and continuous improvement monitoring, and examines the implications of implementing a formal environmental management system (EMS).

Course Outline:

Day 1

  • History of Environmental Management Systems
  • Background to EMAS
  • Environmental Review
  • Environmental Audit

Day 2

  • Environmental Statement
  • EMS implementation
  • Employee & Stakeholder Involvement
  • Performance Evaluation & Monitoring

 

Intended For:

Those organisations who wish to go beyond minimum legal compliance and continuously improve their environmental performance.