Both private and public organizations are increasingly recognising the importance of environment management for long-term viability. A greater need has been identified for professionals with an in-depth understanding of sustainability management and other environmental management systems. The demand for high-qualified environmental professionals is increasing rapidly in the green jobs market. What is Environmental Management, exactly? It’s a method for developing standards and policies to reduce environmental impacts of an organization. An environment management system may be formalized or informal, created by external experts or formally used internally. An environmental management program covers a broad range of environmental problems, some of which may not be addressed in the full extent. * Air Pollution* Ecosystems, wildlife, and habitat impacts* Fuel consumption* Environmental remediation and clean-up* Environmental performance of vendors/contractors* Greenhouse gas emissions* Management of hazardous waste* Indoor air quality* Land Use Patterns* Raw materials used* Solid waste production & recycling* Toxic chemical use* Wastewater Management* Water consumption indoors and outdoors as well as in manufacturing or industrial processes* Water quality measurements The specific nature of the work and the outcomes desired will impact the scope of an organization’s environmental management program. The following structures are typical: * Audit of current environmental activity, […] read more