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INTRODUCTION OF THE COURSE : The need for business to address environmental issues has never been greater. Tendering requirements, changing needs of lenders and investors and increasing environmental legislation are forcing businesses to address their environmental performance. Many large companies use environmental management systems to minimise their environmental impacts and are increasingly asking their suppliers to do so as a key component of tendering and supply procedures. The finance sector and insurers recognise the benefits of good environmental management. Businesses that can demonstrate their environmental awareness will achieve higher levels of efficiency and may have access to more favourable borrowing and insurance rates. Environmental legislation affects every business. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has designed the Environmental Awareness course to provide an appreciation of the significant environmental impacts. AIMS Identify, define and explain relevant environmental issues: Taking of witness statements Identify, define and explain the environmental aspects and effects of organisations: Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Understand simple measures that can be implemented to reduce the environmental effects of organisations. Collation of supporting documentation Understand the business and community benefits of environmental *management: Collation of supporting documentation Understand the principles and importance of environmental legislation *and the authorities responsible for its enforc COURSE DURATION 1 day 0930 to 1700hrs

INTRODUCTION OF THE COURSE : The need for business to address environmental issues has never been greater. Tendering requirements, changing needs of lenders and investors and increasing environmental legislation are forcing businesses to address their environmental performance. Many large companies use environmental management systems to minimise their environmental impacts and are increasingly...

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