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.