In the 21st century, environmental issues have become a strategic concern, with organizations vying to meet their environmental obligations while simultaneously attempting to handle challenging marketplace, regulatory, competitive and global demands. Indeed, modern organizations must now develop effective environmental programs that can successfully handle a multitude of internal and external drivers, such as growing international concern and interest in such concepts as sustainable development and natural resource optimization; increased public pressure for greater transparency on environmental issues and improved environmental performance; and the need to demonstrate environmental responsibility and good stewardship to the public and regulators. Certification to a well-respected and established series of standards such as ISO 14001 provides a solid foundation for accomplishing these tasks.
Title: Environmental Management System (EMS): Why You Need One Now More Than Ever
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