CLEANER PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES
Importance of the environmental policy in your company’s Environmental Management System
The core of [Company Name]’s EMS is our environmental policy. The environmental policy states in broadterms the principal environmental commitments of [Company Name]. It is signed by our President and has beencommunicated to all employees.
[Company Name] is committed to a clean, healthy environment. We provide our customers with safe, reliable,and responsive [products or services] in an environmentally sensitive and responsible manner. We believe thatsound environmental policy contributes to our competitive strength and benefits our customers, shareholders,and employees by contributing to the overall well-being and economic health of the communities we serve.
[Company Name]’s commitment to improve the environment is an expression of our guiding principles, and ademonstration of our “think globally and act locally” sensibilities.
[Company Name] is committed to managing health, safety and environmental matters as an integral part of our business. In particular, it is our policy to assure the health, safety and environmental integrity of our processesand facilities at all times and at all places.
Commitment to prevention of pollution
We commit to including pollution prevention and energy conservation in the design of all new products andservices.
In our research, process design, and plant operations, we will primarily consider preventing pollution byreducing and eliminating the generation of waste and emissions at the source.
We prefer to prevent pollution at the source. When waste cannot be avoided, we commit to recycle, treat, anddispose of this waste in ways that will minimize undesirable effects on air, water, and land.
We pledge to eliminate or reduce our use of toxic substances and to minimize our use of energy andgeneration of all wastes, whenever possible.
We give top priority to technologies and methods that use non-hazardous materials and utilize other sourcereduction approaches in addressing our environmental issues.
We promote cooperation and coordination between industry, government, and the public toward the sharedgoal of preventing pollution at its source.
We consider environmental factors and the full costs of acquisition, use, and disposal when making planning, purchasing, and operating decisions.
Commitment to comply with applicable legal requirements and other requirements to which your companysubscribes