The cost of an environmental management system is a drop in the bucket compared to cost savings and increased business opportunities.
To many, environmental compliance can be tricky due to having overlapping permits and approvals often on the local, state, and federal levels. Not only that, but many organizations are looking to cut energy costs, reduce their environmental impact, save money, and take on a more pro-environmental appearance to shareholders, employees, clients, and customers alike.
I've seen it a thousand times at countless organizations and facilities. Too many permits, not enough organization, regulatory fines occurring regularly, and management's disapproval of performance and personnel. We've all heard of an EMS, right? If you're not sure, then check out what is an EMS?