Many companies don’t know how to implement Environmental Management Systems (EMSs), and those that do are often fearful that the EPA may use results from their implementation against them, resulting in fines, money damages, and adverse publicity. In today’s world, that is changing and a company’s proactive efforts in doing what is good for the environment can actually result in reduced liability and improved competitiveness in the marketplace. Environmental management and best business practices are now truly interrelated and focused on the integrating environmental management into business goals. After completing this eLearning course, you will be able to recognize the purpose and elements of an effective Environmental Management System. This online course will also teach you how to identify the incentives that the EPA grants companies for implementing them.