Starting late 1980s, the world has increasingly become aware of the environmental problems such as green house gases (GHG), industrial pollution and over exploitation of natural resources. These are held largely responsible for causing climate change, global warming and fast depletion of non-renewable natural resources resulting in decreasing the quality of life and sustainability. 

Companies today are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that they do not pursue profit at the expense of the environment. This informative one-day training course provides an overview of environmental management systems for an organization which desires to understand how environmental policies and best practices can enhance their business while fulfilling their social responsibilities and better compliance with environmental regulations.   

Objective:  The workshop is designed to make participants: 
• Become familiar with the Environmental Management System (EMS) standards and their application  
• Learn how these systems and standards can help achieve goals  
• Examine the broad trends in EMS standardization  
• Assess how they stand against leading edge companies in the field  
• Benchmark themselves against best practice in environmental management  
• Learn how their business can benefit from a competitive strategy based on environmental management systems standards.  

Who should attend?  
• Managers and staff requiring an overview of environmental management systems.  

Benefits to Your Business:  
• A thorough understanding of EMS standards and their applications  
• The ability to benchmark your company against best practice in EMS  
• A clear strategy to initiate an EMS in your organization.  

Course Structure:  
• Requirements of voluntary initiatives ISO 14001/EMAS  
• Legal issues - a broad overview  
• Benchmarking your own organization's current policies  
• Assessing current status  
• UAE legislations on the environment 

Course Certificate: Each participant will be entitled for a training certificate.    

For further details, fee or quotation, please contact:  

Training Coordinator 
AQTS Inc. 
Phone: 281 565 2447 
Fax: 713 481 8434