How to identify, assess and control risks
Learn how to manage the environmental impact of your business. Includes environmental management plans and environmental management systems.
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Any business or industry activity, from small start-ups to large operations, can have an impact on the environment. It’s your responsibility to manage risks and make sure your business doesn’t harm the environment.
You can manage your business’s risks to the environment by using:
An environmental management plan is a site or project-specific plan. It clearly defines appropriate environmental management practices to ensure your business or project has no impact on the environment.
An environmental management system looks at the bigger picture. It provides a framework for your business to:
Reviewed 25 October 2019