IEMA Introduction to Environment AwarenessCategory: Back to IEMA Courses Courses
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the competent body in the United Kingdom for EMAS the European Union’s Eco Management and Audit Scheme. It is also the professional membership body for promoting best practice standards in environmental management, auditing and assessment for all industry sectors. IEMA is the leading international membership-based organisation dedicated to the promotion of sustainable development, and to the professional development of individuals involved in the environmental profession, whether they be in the public, private or non-governmental sectors.
About the Course
This is a one-day certificated course giving you: an overview of the science behind climate change, the real meaning of being ‘sustainable’, current environmental issues, their relevance to you and your organisation and the opportunities available from addressing key issues, such as energy, waste, travel, and procurement. It provides an introduction to understanding how the earth works, how humans are part of it, what it means to your organisation and identifying actions to take.Sustainable business practices not only save costs but also build brand and other “non-financial” value, improves access to capital, fosters innovation and strengthens competitive advantage. The business and your staff benefit from sound environmental knowledge.
Who Should Register for this Course?
This course is suitable for anybody with an interest and responsibility for environmental issues. From operator through to senior manager level.
This course is designed “to turn the lights on” regarding the risks and opportunities in an organisation’s environmental performance.
- Overview of Earth’s natural cycles
- Sustainable development
- The business case
- Environmental legislation
- Business impacts and actions
- Measuring performance
- Protecting our environment
Course Duration and Assessment
The course duration is one day. Successful candidates will be awarded an IEMA certificate.