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A Simple Guide to Set Up an Environmental Management System
Abstract: Table of contents for a seven-module simple guide that emphasizes leadership roles
Source: Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department
URL: http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/how_help/tools_ems/ems.htm
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A Simple Guide to Set Up an Environmental Management System: Appoint a Green Manager
Abstract: First module provides suggestions justifying the position, who should fill it, and hints for getting started.
Source: Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department
URL: http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/how_help/tools_ems/ems_2.h
tml

A Strategic Approach to ISO 14001
Abstract: Discusses the challenge of responding to the new ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) standard.
Source: Cleaner Production International LLC
URL: http://www.cleanerproduction.com/Pubs/pubs/ISO14-P2Article.h
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Action Plan for Promoting the Use of Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
Abstract: EPA has developed an action plan regarding its commitment to increase efforts to promote the use of environmental management systems (EMS).
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/ems/

An Empirical Study of the Impact of ISO 14001 Registration on Emissions Performance [PDF]
Abstract: Results of early research addressing how ISO 14001 influences emissions reduction. 70 facilities in electronics industry used as study group, TRI data used as measure of environmental performance.
Source: University of Oregon Department of Management
URL: http://lcb.uoregon.edu/app_themes/content/docs/csbp/russo_20
07.pdf

Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)
Abstract: The European Union's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a management tool for companies and other organisations to evaluate, report and improve their environmental performance.
Source: European Union Commission for the Environment
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/emas/about/summary_en.htm

EMS & ISO 14000 FAQ
Abstract: Frequently asked questions about environmental management systems (EMS) and the ISO 14000 standard.
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/iso/emsisofaq.asp

Environmental Management System
Abstract: Contains links to publications, tools, and other resources related to environmental management systems.
Source: Office of Health, Safety, and Security
URL: http://www.hss.doe.gov/nuclearsafety/env/ems/

Environmental Management Systems: An Implementation Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Organizations (2nd Edition)
Abstract: The 201-page primary US EPA manual on EMS, revised in 2001, is intended to provide a plain-English guide to organizations interested in implementing an EMS, using the basic Plan-Do-Check model.
Source: NSF International
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/P1001VUV.TXT?ZyActionD=Zy
Document&Client=EPA&Index=2000+Thru+2005&Docs=&Query=&Ti
me=&EndTime=&SearchMethod=1&TocRestrict=n&Toc=&TocEntry=
&QField=&QFieldYear=&QFieldM

Helping Industry Improve its Environmental Performance
Abstract: This guidance document for environmental management systems aims at helping business move beyond compliance with government regulations, as the head of CEC's Law and Policy program reports.
Source: North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation
URL: http://www.cec.org/trio/stories/?varlan=english&ed=
1&ID=7

ISO 14001 Standards for EMS
Abstract: The ISO 14001 standard is intellectual property of the International Organization for Standardization. Copes are available here.
Source:
URL: http://www.iso.org/iso/iso_catalogue/catalogue_tc/catalogue_
detail.htm?csnumber=31808

Surviving Supply Chain Integration: Strategies for Small Manufacturers - Introduction
Abstract: This book on supply chain integration looks at this crucial component of business at a time when product design, manufacture, and delivery are changing radically and globally.
Source: Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design
URL: http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309068789&page=13

What is an EMS?
Abstract: An environmental management system (EMS) is a systematic approach to dealing with the environmental aspects of an organization.
Source: International Organization for Standards
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/iso/emsisofaq.asp

What is EMAS?
Abstract: The European Union's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a management tool for companies and other organisations to evaluate, report and improve their environmental performance.
Source: European Union Commission for the Environment
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/emas/index_en.htm

 


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