Environmental Management Systems – Your A – Z guide

Useful Links

Regulatory Information

Environment Agency support page providing guidance for businesses on environmental legislation, and how to comply with it.

For Scotland and Northern Ireland please go here.

For England please go here.

For Wales please go here.

The Carbon Trust

Offer assistance to organisations to reduce carbon emissions and support development of low carbon technologies.
Provide energy surveys, interest free loans & downloadable publications


Business in the Community

A not-for-profit organisation that promote the benefits of effective environmental management and improved environmental performance.
Various regional programmes and initiatives available.



Organisations can register on the Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS) on successful completion of all the stages of the Acorn scheme. Further details can be found on the following website.
The European EMAS website contains a useful SME toolkit providing advice and information on developing an EMS.

http://www.emas.org.uk/ or European site http://www.europa.eu.int/comm/environment/emas

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