Six Imperatives for Excellence in Environmental Management
Issue 3, 1993

In managing for the environment, no company, however accomplished, can afford to rest on its laurels. The solid progress achieved over the past decade – in the development of clean technologies, sophisticated resource recovery systems, innovative environmental management systems, risk management methods, performance measurement tools, communication initiatives, training techniques, and more – has established public expectations that transcend both industries and nations. Today's best practices – wherever they are found – represent the minimal performance levels at which companies will be expected to manage environmental, health, and safety (EHS) issues in the next few years.