Environmental Management

Decarbonated have experience of implementing Environmental Management Systems in a wide range of organisations.  The adoption of formal Environmental Management Systems has increased significantly in recent times, as seen in research published by IEMA, reporting a 28% increase in ISO 14001 adoption.  Many organisations are seeing the value of adopting an EMS as a way to generate real business value in a number of ways:

  •     Reduce costs.
  •     Increase sales through customer interest in environmental credentials.
  •     Ensure legal compliance.
  •     Enhance reputation through the improvement in environmental performance.

Environmental Standards

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There are various standards with which to implement:

  •     BS 8555 – British Standard for Environmental Management System and associated IEMA Acorn registration.  This is primarily aimed at Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) giving a phased approach to implementation and certification.
  •     ISO 14001 – International Standard for Environmental Management Systems.  Internationally renowned standard adopted by all types of businesses.
  •     EMAS – Eco-Management and Audit Scheme.  EU voluntary scheme which includes a public Environmental Reporting element.

Decarbonated can assist with the implementation of any of these standards from whole system implementation projects, pre audit gap analysis and Internal Auditing to ad hoc support.

Type of activities

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The types of activities Decarbonated can assist with:

  •     Environmental Policy, Target & Objectives
  •     Aspect identification and evaluation – Aspect Register
  •     Legislation identification and compliance – Legal Register
  •     Environmental Management Programmes & Improvement Projects
  •     Operational Control mechanisms
  •     Training, Awareness & Communication Programmes
  •     Internal Audit Programme and Checklists

 

An EMS can deliver real business, financial and reputational benefits

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