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Publikācija: Assessment Model of Environmental Management: a Case Study of Construction Enterprises in Latvia

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in other conference proceedings
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Title in original language Assessment Model of Environmental Management: a Case Study of Construction Enterprises in Latvia
Field of research 5. Social sciences
Sub-field of research 5.2 Economics and Business
Authors Tatjana Tambovceva
Keywords Environmental management, Environmental management system (EMS), ISO 14001, self-assessment
Abstract In recent years, an increasing number of private and public-sector organizations have been engaged in the implementation and use of environmental management systems (EMSs). Usually, organizations worldwide certified EMS according to ISO 14001, the global EMS standard. But thousands organizations in Europe had registered an EMS according to Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) The aim of the paper is to build up the model for environmental management assessment on enterprise’s activities based on ISO 14001 standard requirements. The model foresees elaboration of ecological radar consisting of 16 indicators that can serve as efficiency indicators of the environmental management system. The author suggests displaying on radar axis the respective titles of ISO 14001 requirement clauses and sub-clauses and the opinion assessment average value indicators of the respondents. Environmental management assessment model was approbated in five construction companies and the approbation results are outlined in the paper. The model is applicable to the needs of enterprise management as well as external audit
Reference Tambovceva, T. Assessment Model of Environmental Management: a Case Study of Construction Enterprises in Latvia. In: International Scientific Conference „Economics and Management” (ICEM 2010), Latvia, Rīga, 22-23 April, 2010. Riga: RTU, 2010, pp.799-806. ISSN 1822-6515.
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