The European Union's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) / Edition 1

The European Union's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) / Edition 1

by Michael S. Wenk
     
 

This text definitively breaks down each component of the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme regulation (EMAS) - even its appendices and EU guidance documents - providing a step-by-step analysis of the Scheme. In addition, the work offers case examples of three of Akzo Nobel manufacturing locations which have been registered to EMAS, providing real-world advice on how to… See more details below

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This text definitively breaks down each component of the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme regulation (EMAS) - even its appendices and EU guidance documents - providing a step-by-step analysis of the Scheme. In addition, the work offers case examples of three of Akzo Nobel manufacturing locations which have been registered to EMAS, providing real-world advice on how to meet the requirements of the Scheme.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402032127
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science Series, #16
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Chapter 1. Interrelationships between BS 7750 and the EMAS program; Chapter 2. Impetus for creation of the EMAS. Legislative and developmental history of the program; Chapter 3. Creation and evaluation of the EMAS program; Chapter 4. Examination of the development of the EU environmental liability scheme; Chapter 5. Discussion and evaluation of EMAS implementation in each of the EU 25 countries; Chapter 6. Discussion of environmental management systems. Evaluation of EMS’ impacts on SMEs; Chapter 7. Evaluation and discussion of the current state of EMAS, with a look toward the future of the Scheme.

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