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10/13/15 - 10/15/15

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11/10/15 - 11/12/15

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Environmental Management Systems Workshops

Albuquerque, NM
05/12/15 - 05/15/15

Galveston, TX
07/28/15 - 07/31/15

Austin, TX
09/22/15 - 09/25/15

Arlington, TX
11/17/15 - 11/20/15



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A Simple Guide to Set Up an Environmental Management System: Carry Out An Initial Environmental Audit
Abstract: Third module describes objectives, benefits, and stages of an environmental audit.
Source: Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department

Action Plan for Promoting the Use of Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
Abstract: EPA has developed an action plan regarding its commitment to increase efforts to promote the use of environmental management systems (EMS).
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

An Empirical Study of the Impact of ISO 14001 Registration on Emissions Performance [PDF]
Abstract: Results of early research addressing how ISO 14001 influences emissions reduction. 70 facilities in electronics industry used as study group, TRI data used as measure of environmental performance.
Source: University of Oregon Department of Management

An Organizational Guide to Pollution Prevention [PDF]
Abstract: This guide provides information to help organizations get P2 programs started or to re-evaluate existing P2 programs. It presents an alternative method for working on P2 projects and four approaches to implementing a P2 program in an organization.
Source: EPA

Baldridge National Quality Program: Criteria for Performance Excellence
Abstract: Short description and link to PDF file of criteria of management system whose concepts have been integrated with some EMS models
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology


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