Management, auditing and certification.

Sustainability is a global trend that leads to business management and business to a growing concern with environmental issues.

The pressure of legislation and various stakeholders, in addition to the increase in the general interest of society with regard to the environment, makes the environment strategic for any organization actions.

The compliance with the legal requirements becomes a question of survival for the maintenance of competitive advantage.

In this context, compliance means to measure the performance of all actions aimed at the environmental control in order to prevent assessments, fines, administrative, civil and criminal action.

Procedures are needed for prevention, monitoring and control of environmental actions evidencing the technical competence and managerial and socio-environmental responsibility, by means of communication with the various business areas.

It is not enough to comply with the legislation and environmental licensing, it takes more, innovate and demonstrate with transparency towards society environmental performance as a differential that position organizations in the market.

The standards provide the basis for structuring organizations and monitor continuous improvement of their performance.

The use of indicators for measurement of results allows the monitoring of practices, procedures and processes and contributes to the achievement of the goals.

Obtaining certification is a voluntary option for companies that need to be sure that are meeting the requirements.

There are several international standards for certifications, both about their environmental management System (EMS) for the activities of the company with respect to the construction of buildings.

Investment in management systems and certifications value the organizations image, contribute with stakeholders and give consistency to the actions.

The success depends on commitment at all levels of the Organization, from management to lower levels.

Master Ambiental provides services that support and prepare organizations for searching for certifications: Environmental Audit, a survey of legal requirements, implementation of environmental management System (EMS) according to ISO 14001 and consulting for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), international standard designed by the USBGC (United States Green Building Council).

Learn more about the Master Ambiental Consulting for management systems and certifications.

Environmental Audit

In the face of pressure for organizations to adopt environmentally correct practices, the Environmental Audit is an efficient instrument to provide information for decision making by the management control the environmental performance and detect any failures and promote continuous improvement.

Legal requirements

A basic commitment to environmental management is to meet the legal requirements and other requirements of the organization. Requirements can be defined as needs or expectations implied or obligatory declared as the norm ABNT ISO 14.001:2015.

Environmental Management System – EMS, based on NBR ISO 14.001

With the goal of achieving sustainable development and balancing and integrate economic and environmental interests, the Environmental Management System (EMS) structure the organization with a systematic and consistent approach to help protect human health and the environment and to maintain and improve environment quality.

Sustainable Construction

Sustainable construction implies in building according to a set of techniques and construction methods that reduce the negative impacts and maximize positive impacts, since the drafting of projects until the execution of the works and the maintenance of enterprises.

Forest Stewardship Council – FSC

Forest certification-FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), currently is the most recognized forest certification in the world. Forest certification demonstrates that the wood used in a product comes from an environmentally friendly origin and is not from illegal deforestation, that is, with respect to legislation and from a proper forest management, socially fair and economically viable way. A product with FSC demonstrates the use of techniques that cause minimal impact to biodiversity, that are socially and economically viable.