Environment

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Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are becoming as widespread as Quality Management systems or Health and Safety systems. Not having an EMS is increasingly a determining factor when large organistions are considering appointing reputable suppliers of goods and services.  Consumers are also increasingly choosing the "green" or "ethical" option. The EMS is a business tool that:

Some companies perceive the implementation of "another system" as a burden. However, when the EMS is correctly applied to a business it intergrates with existing company policies and procedures to enhance the existing client service provision. The resulting "continual improvement" is to the benefit of all concerned. The key to implementing a successful EMS is to ensure that it does not become a barrier to the current service provision to clients and customers. Benefits of an EMS:

There is value in obtaining independent verification of your EMS, such as through ISO14001 and EMAS.  However, this may not be the best approach in all circumstances.  To discuss your individual needs, please do not hesitate to get in touch by phone for free informal advice. Affordable Assistance offers a full service to design and implement an EMS to BS 8555 and ISO 14001 standard, including project management.