Environmental Management System

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Convince your CEO that it would be to the benefit of your organization to adopt an EMS.
Environmental concerns have been growing tremendously, businesses are forced to adopt and take actions about the growing concerns of the society. Governments around the world have been implying laws to protect the environment and it became a turf to business. This essay is about convincing a business to establish EMS and how it benefits the organization.
(EMS) Environmental Management System is framework that aims for environmental goals which business minimizes their impacts towards the environment while boosting the organizations efficiency (Brueckner, 2010). Governments are establishing standardized regulations to businesses regarding to their activities and the effect towards the environments. Such regulations are the reduction of carbon emission of factory sites. The establishment of EMS in the company does not only benefit the environment, but also the organization itself and to meet the standards set by the governments. Such benefits to the business, EMS leads to more organized firm, business efficiency, cost saving in a long term run and efficient use of resources, improved the reputation of the company and being more flexible towards the stakeholders demands (Brueckner, 2010). Moreover it also enhances the business practices and improves its performance towards to the environment.
On the other hand, establishing EMS in the organization is costly, time, training, skills and more people are required to change the old system into a new environmental friendly organization. Financial and the commitment of a senior management are greatly required to succeed on implementing EMS. Investing on the replacement of the old technology machines into new ones that are more efficient and environmentally friendly is technologies are the high costs that a business faces. Other than…...

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