Guide

Review and improve your environmental management system (EMS)

Introduction

An environmental management system (EMS) provides a framework you can use to monitor, manage and improve your business' environmental performance. The main aim of implementing an EMS is to ensure that your business' environmental performance is continually improving.

Once you have set up your EMS and it is operating, you need to audit and review your environmental policy and procedures to ensure that they continue to work as effectively as possible.

This guide is the third of three that describe how to implement an EMS. It contains detailed information on how to review your EMS and environmental performance by carrying out environmental audits and management reviews. It describes the importance of using these checks to enable you to continually improve your environmental performance and EMS.