An Environmental Management Plan (EMP) can be defined as “an environmental management tool used to ensure that undue or reasonably avoidable adverse impacts of the construction, operation and decommissioning of a project are prevented; and that the positive benefits of the projects are enhanced”.
Consequently, what is the purpose of an environmental management system?
An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of processes and practices that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency.1 The EMS provides a framework that helps a company achieve its environmental goals through consistent control of its operations.
What is environmental management program?
Environmental management programs support the NIEHS Environmental Policy and the overall goal of reducing negative environmental impacts. Each program includes specific requirements that are documented in the NIEHS EMS Manual as well as a corresponding written plan, procedure, or instruction.
What does an environmental manager do?
Environmental managers, increasingly known as sustainability managers, are responsible for overseeing the environmental performance of private, public and voluntary sector organisations. You'll also create, implement and monitor environmental strategies to promote sustainable development.