By Topic

Implementation of Environmental Management Systems in Swedish industry

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
J. Backmar ; Dept. of Machine Design, R. Inst. of Technol., Stockholm, Sweden ; S. Ritzen ; M. Norell

This paper reports results and conclusions based on interviews concerning the implementation of Environmental Management Systems in Swedish industry. The main question areas were: How is ISO 14001 implemented? What are the effects/results of the system? Do key factors exist for successful implementation? The results show that management support is crucial to the success, and that initiation of the ISO 14001 should be made at the corporate level, furthermore, planning is considered as an important activity but is often overseen. Having a full time employee in the project is also judged to be a key for success. Effects of the system are e.g., energy savings, material savings and subsequently, cost savings

Published in:

Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, 1999. Proceedings. EcoDesign '99: First International Symposium On

Date of Conference:

1-3 Feb 1999