UK Environmental Legislation
Environmental Management Policy

An effective Environment Management System can significantly improve the way in which a manufacturer operates.

The benefits of an Environmental Management System or EMS…

Firstly, an Environmental Management System or EMS can help to reduce an organisation’s impact on the environment and its environmental liability by ensuring that legislation is adhered to.

From a business performance viewpoint, an Environment Management System can also help a manufacturer to improve efficiency and identify areas where cost savings can be made.

Many organisations now insist on dealing only with suppliers who demonstrate that they have a sound Environment Management System in place. As such, an Environmental Management System or EMS can help retain existing customers and secure new business.

Furthermore, an Environment Management System can ensure that an organisation is looked upon more favourably by the environmentally aware younger generation. In doing so, an Environment Management System can significantly enhance your brand image and make your business more attractive as a potential employer.

In addition, manufacturers who have implemented an Environment Management System are likely to find it easier to secure new investment and benefit from lower insurance premiums.

Developing and implementing an Environmental Management System or EMS…

Staffordshire Business & Environment Network (sben) provides invaluable support to members looking to develop or implement an Environmental Management System or EMS.

We can undertake a comprehensive healthcheck to provide a report that assesses your current environmental performance and details the improvements that an Environment Management System could bring.

We can also provide cost effective consultancy alongside targeted training to help improve your environmental performance. In addition, through our partner network, sben can provide access to Groundwork’s Environmental Management System Training (GEMS).

For further details of how sben can help you with the development or implementation of your Environmental Management System or EMS, simply call us on 01785 277379 or click here to request a callback.

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