We can help you to implement an environmental management system (EMS) in your organisation, or to improve an existing one. Key to having a robust and effective environmental management system is an environmental policy, which is a simple document outlining your commitment to manage your business's environmental impact.
We can work with any of the following accreditations:
We will provide advice and guidance about Environmental Management Systems as well as flexible training and support to help you achieve your accreditation. You’ll be supported throughout the training timeframe and beyond.
If you don’t have the resources to work towards accreditation, we will be able to offer you other solutions that will help you to improve your environmental performance and resolve environmental issues, as well as acknowledge the work you do carry out in this area through the Smart Green Business environmental recognition scheme.
A policy will help to reassure customers and clients of your social responsibility, can assist public relations and has the potential to increase market share. It identifies what you are doing to minimise environmental impact and commits you to continue to improve and monitor environmental performance.
Each industry has its own key areas of environmental impact. We will work with you to consider what action can be taken to minimise impacts, by looking at the resources your business uses and helping you decide if they can be reduced or sourced more locally for example.
There is no standard format for an Environmental Policy, but your can help you develop one, which may include a commitment to: