Creating an Environmental Management System (EMS)

This manual is a step-by-step guide designed to help enterprises implement Environment Management Systems (EMSs) and comply with IFC's environmental policies. The manual's primary goal is to help businesses use environmental reviews to identify cost-saving measures. It is also intended to be a resource for companies to ensure positive environmental impacts while benefiting their own organization.

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Success Stories: Businesses Profiting from EMS

Chapter 3: Creating an EMS (Overview)

Chapter 4: Planning an EMS

Chapter 5: Implementing the Action Plan

Chapter 6: Monitoring Progress

Chapter 7: Improving Results

Chapter 8: Questionnaire for Establishing Priorities for Objectives and Targets

Chapter 9: Case Studies

Chapter 10: Sample Forms

Chapter 11: Resources