Environmental Management System

Learning From Our Initiatives
Date:- 21 Aug 2012

What & Why is the need of Environmental Management System Implementation .

making a financial gain having fun. pleasure boosting pride . self .satisfaction Buying Motives avoiding pain. image . problems avoiding a financial loss gaining prestige.

Pleasure 4 Avoiding pain. 6 Gaining prestige.Characters Buying Motives = Needs = Perceived Value Possession 1 Making a financial gain 2 Avoiding a financial loss Emotion 3 Having fun.satisfaction . Problems 5 Recognition Boosting pride. Image Self .

. • company image. • Care for the environment • Improving environmental impact. • Reduction of human risk. • Public incentives • Raising pro-ecological awareness of the employees. • improving the condition of the natural environment. • Interest of the local community in the activity of the company.Perceived Value – Ethical Organaisation _________________________________ • Ethical – As human beings we have a duty to look after the world in which we live and to hand it on to our children.

• Compliance with legal requirements • Reduced legal risk and potential liabilities • Reduced future liabilities and constraints • Employee awareness to the legal system • Legally compliant system / organaisation .Perceived Value – Legally Complied Org _________________________________ • Legal –Laws to control how we interact with the environment.

Perceived Value – Economical Value _________________________________ • Economic – Conserving resources and not generating waste products or wasting energy means we save on cost. • Resource Management • Reduction of Rejects • Waste Management • Value for Money • Opportunity for Continual Improvement • Demonstration of Competitiveness .

• Product and Process Image towards Customers • Possibility of maintaining old customers and gaining new ones • Reduced operating costs • Recognition as a progressive leader • Demonstration of Competitiveness . Operational. • Increased market share • Savings in Raw Materials. and Overheads Cost • Liability and Risk reduction. Utilities.Perceived Value – Commercial Benefit _________________________________ • Commercial – More and more large organizations are taking control of their environmental responsibilities and they expect their suppliers and subcontractors to do the same.

EMS Cross Functional Team (With Know How. Top Management Commitment 2. Middle Management Support in Implementation and Continuation 3.Factors Influencing the Successful Implementation of EMS _________________________________ 1. Employee Participation 5. Stakeholder Participation (Supplier. Training) 4. Sub-Supplier…) . Driving team.

Difficulty in dealing with environmental aspects such as the evaluation and determination of impact significance. inconsistent top management support for EMS. among others. cost constraints and lack of knowledge and specialists in environmental issues. . lack of time. or. Negative attitudes and company culture: for instance. in part due to a lack of recognised motivations and a lack of senior management support. Inadequate understanding and perception: such as.Not to perceive EMS implementation as a priority.Internal Barriers in Implementing EMS _________________________________ Priority :. a general resistance to change. low awareness of EMSs. and. lack of knowledge of certifiers’ systems. uncertainty about how to maintain continual improvement. Implementation problems: Plug in Concept Perception. Lack of resources: including. and.

. Scarcity of perceived benefits. Institutional weakness: for example. lack of specific implementation tools and examples. uncertainty of the value of an EMS in markets. for example. lack of promotion of EMSs. Economic aspects: including. the degree of difficulty in obtaining the certification. Lack of support and guidance: for instance.External Barriers in Implementing EMS _________________________________ Certifiers’ difficulties: such as. differential approach by certifying body. the amount of documentation and bureaucracy required. taking into account the different business sectors. or. which also creates a lack of motivation. or insufficient benefits and drivers. and the associated costs.