The studies effectiveness of the iso 14001 environmental management systems in construction industry Malaysia / Fazrul Idzam Zainal Abidin

Zainal Abidin, Fazrul Idzam (2008) The studies effectiveness of the iso 14001 environmental management systems in construction industry Malaysia / Fazrul Idzam Zainal Abidin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

ISO 14001 contains guidelines for developing voluntary Environmental Management Systems (EMSs). It is a key component of the ISO 14000 Series. This report about evaluates the effectiveness of ISO 14001 in construction industry Malaysia in terms of its environmental, stakeholder, and organizational implications. In the manufacturing industry, more and more companies are implementing Environmental Management System (EMS) to reduce their environmental impacts, improve their efficiency, comply with legislation and demonstrate to clients their commitment to environmental protection. Many companies have chosen to obtain independent certification of their EMS to the international standard IS0 14001. The study conducted to obtain information and experience in the organizational effectiveness of adopting the ISO 14001 EMS standard in construction industry. Based an observations show that instead of a single common objective, there are numerous motivating factors for corporations to implement ISO 14001. ISO 14001 has the potential to become an effective tool for improving industry environmental performance in the future.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Zainal Abidin, Fazrul Idzam
2006699621
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Sapeciay, Zulkifli
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > Enviromental management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor of Building Surveying (Hons.)
Keywords: environmental, management, systems
Date: April 2008
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/40776
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