environmental management Articles

  • Environmental management accounting and environmental management in manufacturing industries in Uganda

    Given the importance of the environment and the attention environmental issues are currently receiving from public and private organisations, it has become crucial for especially manufacturing industries, to consider the impact of their activities on the environment. This study aims at finding out what actions, if any, manufacturing industries in Uganda are taking to enhance effective ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Can Anyone Be an Environmental Manager?

    This column explores the current condition of the EHS profession - and raises a number of troubling questions that have yet to be openly addressed within our professional ranks.  The problem was summed up in a headline I saw recently saying, "The EHS profession has skidded down the food chain."  In the jargon of marketing, the environmental profession has no identifiable brand and ...

  • SME Guide to Environmental Management Systems

    A 5 page PDF introductory guide explaining the basic elements of environmental management systems for small to medium sized ...


    By Aecos Environmental Ltd

  • Ping´s Environmental Management System

    In the fall of 2000, PING, Inc. was awarded certification to ISO 9001 and 14001. Today, PING, best known for its custom fit, custom-built golf clubs, competes in a $4billion golf equipment industry that is highly innovative and competitive. In this atmosphere, continuous improvement is a must - especially in the realm of environmental ...

  • Own Your Environmental Data Workflow: A Guide for Environmental Managers

    Whether you are monitoring discharges from power plants, remediation performance at contaminated sites or the environmental performance of chemical plants, chances are that you are working with various subcontractors for field sampling, laboratory analysis, data validation, and report generation. Managing environmental liabilities and optimizing environmental performance requires environmental ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Environmental Management Tools for SMEs: A Handbook

    Abstract This handbook looks at the way SMEs can use environmental management to improve their business performance. It looks at environmental management systems (including ISO 14001 and EMAS) and at a number of other tools that firms can use to manage their environmental performance. This product, “Environmental Management Tools for SMEs”, prepared by Richard Starkey, Huddersfield ...

  • Reconciling different approaches to environmental management

    Environmental management is often regarded as the domain of the natural scientist with decision criteria developed within strict methodological boundaries. The argument is put forward that economic criteria have tried to emulate scientific methodology to the exclusion of important socio-economic factors. Concern over the monetary valuation of the environment has lead to calls for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrating Environmental Management Into Business Functions

    ABSTRACT This paper describes a trend in environmental management that involves the integration of environmental considerations into business functions, and provides an example of a tool that is being used to facilitate that integration. The increased scrutiny of companies’ environmental performance in the last few years has resulted in the recognition that environmental issues need to be ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Tools for environmental management

    Environmental management by industry requires commitment from the top down in an organisation if it is to succeed. Using his own company, Union Carbide, as a basis, the author identifies a number of key steps in implementing a strategy of environmental management. By undergoing a continuing process of improvement internally and participating in the regulatory process, industry has the tools to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Investment and environmental management: the interaction between environmentally responsible investment and environmental management practice

    Do investors, such as environmentally responsible funds, influence firms' decisions to implement environmental management practices? We present the results of a survey analysing the implementation standards of environmental management practices subject to the influence of environmentally responsible investment funds. Results indicate that firms listed in environmentally responsible funds perform ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Provision of decision support in environmental management

    Successful design of environmental decision support systems (EDSS) depends on the accurate understanding of relevant behavioural and decision-making processes in the human mind. EDSS could provide variable types of assistance in various decision steps. Issue definition and criteria setting require articulation of the problem by universal decision frameworks and the Socratic method. Option ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental Management Systems: In Pursuit of Continuous Improvement

    This month, EM explores the world of environmental management systems (EMSs), with three in-depth feature articles. With its broad organizational reach, cutting across all aspects of the environmental (and often, health and ...

  • Business Intelligence and Environmental Management

    The integration of Business Intelligence tools with an organization’s Environmental Management System or EMS and lead to significant cost reductions and more effective implementation of environmental goals. Business Intelligence tools are used for measuring operational performance. From an EMS perspective, BI tools now provide an overarching look into the enterprise’s performances. Doesn’t ...


    By Vintara

  • Technological change and environmental management in industry

    Environmental management and sustainable development are at the top of the global agenda. In conjunction with the principles of equity and ethics, the implementation of sustainable development has become one of the most important challenges before the world community. Technology lies at the heart of this concern. Industry, in turn, is the largest user and producer of technology, and it produces ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • National Occupational Standards for Environmental Management

    The environmental manager is an individual who oversees the process of environmental management by monitoring and coordinating stewardship of the ...

  • The state of environmental education in Polish and Czech universities

    An appropriate university education is necessary to improve our environment. In consideration of this, an analysis of the syllabi of the Polish and Czech universities, focusing on the topics of environmental management and the protection of nature, was conducted by the International Graduate School IHI Zittau's Faculty of Business Administration. The results of this analysis can be compared with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental management: An agenda for action

    A business agenda for sustainable development is described, where the main thrust is to be the manufacture of durable and recyclable goods by processes which minimize the production of waste and polluting emissions. This is to be achieved through education, research and innovation with a more open dialogue between producers and society.Keywords: recycling technology, sustainable development, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The relationships among environmental management, firm value and other firm attributes: evidence from Chinese manufacturing industry

    Many studies have investigated the relationships among environmental management, financial performance and other firm attributes. Their results are inconsistent and contested. Most of the empirical studies to date are in the context of developed countries rather than developing countries. This study fills this gap by providing an empirical examination of the relationships among environmental ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The relationships among environmental management, firm value and other firm attributes: evidence from Chinese manufacturing industry

    Abstract: Many studies have investigated the relationships among environmental management, financial performance and other firm attributes. Their results are inconsistent and contested. Most of the empirical studies to date are in the context of developed countries rather than developing countries. This study fills this gap by providing an empirical examination of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Regulatory flexibility act

    The Environmental Management Institute (EMI) respectfully submits these comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding its proposed renovation, repair and painting rule posted in docket no EPA-HQ-OPPT-2005-0049. EPA has crafted a strong, proposed rule. It has adequately explained the proposed rule in the vpreamble. And it has published a detailed economic analysis that ...

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