An EMS Has Three Key Commitments by Dofz1YtU

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									 Think   management system
 • Personnel Management System
 • Financial Management System
 • Risk Management System
 • Environmental Management System
   Set of management processes and
    procedures that allows an organization to
    analyze, control and reduce the
    environmental impact of its activities,
    products and services
   Provides for greater efficiency and control
    over the organization’s environmental
    performance
   Compliance with relevant laws
    and regulations
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   Prevention of pollution         POLICY
   Continual improvement           P P
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   Reviewing the organizational environmental
    goals
   Analyzing its environmental impacts and
    legal requirements
   Setting environmental objectives and
    targets to reduce environmental impacts and
    comply with legal requirements
   Establishing programs to meet these
    objectives and targets
   Monitoring and measuring progress in
    achieving the objectives
   Ensuring employees’ environmental
    awareness and competence
   Reviewing progress of the EMS and making
    improvements
        plan


act    Continual
                    do
      improvement




        check
   Cost savings
   Avoiding future liabilities
   Reduced insurance premiums
   Improved bond ratings
                 Tri-County Metropolitan
                 Transportation District of
                 Oregon

 Savings:    $300,000
 • Operational savings, $66,000 of energy
  conservation
                Utah Transit Authority




 Savings:    $200,000
 • Operating procedures, reduced bus idling
  time
   EMS provides future liability avoidance
   Promotes better working relationships with
    regulators
   Ensures organizations a better
    understanding of their legal requirements
   Provides a consistent method for finding the
    root causes of non-compliance
   EMSs help reduce environmental and
    workplace security risks
   Management system process approach has
    created verifiable, credible environmental
    results that have led to better overall
    organizational environmental performance
   An EMS has the potential to significantly
    influence financial institutions as they
    assess risk

								
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