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Manual of Environmental Management

1st Edition

By Adrian Belcham

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354 pages | 15 Color Illus.

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pub: 2014-09-24
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Manual of Environmental Management is a practical guide for those involved in the control and reduction of environmental impacts in organisations. This comprehensive and practical guide takes you through the main environmental challenges organisations face and the improvement strategies used to manage them.

Chapter by chapter, Manual of Environmental Management discusses the fundamental issues and principles surrounding environmental policy, law and management and provides crucial information on how to respond and implement environmental programmes.

This book is the perfect reference tool for the environmental professional and an invaluable study text for those preparing for professional examinations such as the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma and IEMA Associate Membership Exam.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding environmental and sustainability principles, 2. Environmental policy, 3. Environmental law, 4. Understanding environmental management and sustainable development in a business context, 5. Collecting, analysing and reporting on environmental information and data, 6. Environmental management and assessment tools, 7. Analysing problems and opportunities to deliver sustainable solutions, 8. Developing and implementing programmes to deliver environmental performance improvement, 9. Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders, 10. Influencing behaviour and implementing change to improve sustainability

About the Author

    Adrian Belcham B.S.c, M.S.c, is a Chartered Environmentalist, full member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and an EARA accredited Environmental Auditor. Since 1998 he has been lead tutor of the UK based training organisation Cambio Environmental Ltd, which specialises in the delivery of IOSH, IEMA and NEBOSH environmental qualifications. This book is based in large part on the author's fifteen years' experience of communicating this broad and multi-faceted subject to a wide variety of students in an accessible and practical manner.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety