Environmental Management Systems

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"An environmental management system (EMS) is a management tool that establishes policy and procedures relating to environmental issues and enables continuous improvement in that regard, with an objective toward sustainable Environmental Management System 1001 E E development. An EMS, while being based on a standard, becomes the organizational-specific standard for an organization to comply with."

From: Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (2013). Springer Berlin Heidelberg Retrieved from: http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-642-28036-8_100649