Public and private organizations are becoming more aware of the importance environmental management has for client relations, long-term viability and risk management. The increased importance of environmental management has resulted in a greater demand for professionals who have a solid understanding and appreciation of sustainability. Green jobs are rapidly growing, which is driving a demand for qualified environmental professionals. What is Environmental Management? It’s a process of creating standards and policies in order to reduce an organization’s impact on the environment. An environment management system can either be formal or informal and developed by external professionals or internally. A broad range of environmental issues can be covered by an environmental management plan. * Air pollution* Ecosystem and wildlife impacts* Energy consumption* Environmental cleaning up and remediation* Environmental performance by vendors and contractors* Emissions from greenhouse gases* Management of hazardous materials* Indoor air quality* Land use patterns* Use raw materials* Solid waste production and recycling* Toxic chemical usage* Wastewater management* Water consumption (indoors, outdoors, in manufacturing, or other industrial processes).* Water quality measurement The scope of an organization’s environmental management plan will vary depending on its nature and the goals. These structures will be provided: * Audit of current environmental activities […] read more