(ē′kō-măn′ĭj-mənt, ĕk′ō-)
Any of various strategies to minimize or eliminate the adverse effects of human activities on the environment.
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The case of the ecomanagement and audit scheme (EMAS) in the European union.
Nossa (2002) complementa que diversas diretrizes sobre questoes ambientais, em especial sobre a evidenciacao e os relatorios de sustentabilidade, estao sendo desenvolvidas e cita como exemplos o Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), o Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI), a Agenda 21, o EcoManagement and Audit Scheme (EMAS) e o Intergovernamental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR).
Ibbitson, "The development of environmental management in the timber preservation industry," in Proceedings of the Ecomanagement and Auditing Conference, ERP Environment, 1997.
Ecomanagement and audit scheme) bei produktu ir paslaugu aplinkosauginis sertifikavimas ir zenklinimas (angl.
Gerenciamento Ecologico (EcoManagement): guia do Instituto Elmwood de auditoria ecologica e negocios sustentaveis.
Ecomanagement Instruments Used in Monitoring and Controlling the Environmental Impact of Hotel Activity
The Council will also stress the need to conclude at an early date the ongoing review of legislation on ecolabelling, ecodesign of products and the EcoManagement and Audit Scheme (EMAS) and will express its will to promote pricing that internalises the environmental cost of a product.
In addition, the Commission points out, the Community's ecomanagement and audit system (EMAS), which is an instrument designed to assist organisations to better respect the environment, includes all the relevant elements for the international standard on management of the environment --ISO 14001.Mr Liikanen said: "The challenge which confronts us today is to ensure that the protection of the environment is fully taken into consideration in the process of formulating standards.
The STS Investigation and Action instructional model sets forth four categories of citizenship actions: ecomanagement, consumerism, political action, and persuasion.(14) We developed an STS "investigation and action" unit of study that is now available online ( CI-/Papers/sts/gac-main.html).(15) Based on research with students in grades five and above, the unit can be used for interdisciplinary instruction in social studies and science.