Top Five Environmental Statistics – Green Cities (Infographic)

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This infographic outlines some interesting facts about Earth Day, Green Cities campaign and how ISO 14001 helps businesses and communities manage the impact of their activities on the environment. The …

This infographic outlines some interesting facts about Earth Day, Green Cities campaign and how ISO 14001 helps businesses and communities manage the impact of their activities on the environment. The Intelex Environmental Management Software System enables regulatory compliance, sustainability management and adherence to common management standards such as ISO 14001, all from a centralized, online management portal, try it today! http://bit.ly/1lJko1F

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  • 1. Top five Stats P R E S E N T E D B Y SOURCES: http://www.earthday.org/greencities/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day http://blog.intelex.com/ http://www.iso.org/iso/theiso14000family_2009.pdf http://www.iso.org/iso/iso_survey_executive-summary.pdf http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/wastewater/Environmental-Management-System-ISO-14001-Frequently-Asked-Questions.cfm APRIL 2014 GREEN CITIES Earth Day is an annual event that takes place on April 22, during which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Benefits of ISO 14001 Certification include: Improvements in overall environmental performance and compliance A framework for using pollution prevention practices to meet EMS objectives Increased efficiency and potential cost savings when managing environmental obligations Predictability and consistency in managing environmental obligations More effective targeting of scarce environmental management resources Enhanced public posture with outside stakeholders Earth Day* 2014 focuses on Green Cities more than 50% of the world population lives in cities The Green Cities campaign helps cities and communities around the world accelerate their transition to a more sustainable future helps businesses and communities manage the impact of their activities on the environment ISO 14001 is the most recognized framework for environmental management systems (EMS) in the world and one of ISO's most popular standards ISO 14001 is a voluntary standard that, like other ISO standards, is the result of international collaboration and represents global best practices As of the end of 2012 at least