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What is STEM? John Charnock-Wilson, Charnock Environmental


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What is STEM? John Charnock-Wilson, Charnock Environmental

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  2. 2. Steps To Environmental Management (STEM)<br />
  3. 3. What is an EMS?<br /> The way to manage your environmental impacts<br />For example: <br /><ul><li>what do you do with your waste?
  4. 4. Do you watch how much electricity you use?</li></ul>Deming Cycle<br />
  5. 5. What is an EMS?<br />An EMS<br />assesses your business' strengths and weaknesses <br />helps you identify and manage significant environmental impacts<br />saves you money by increasing efficiency<br />ensures you comply with environmental legislation<br />provides benchmarks for improvements<br />It is based on <br />a formal Environmental Policy <br />documentation and records<br />compliance registers<br />a culture of continual improvement<br />regular reviews<br />internal and/or external audits<br />recognised standards<br />
  6. 6. What is STEM?<br />Step-by-step guide to implementing an EMS<br />Blue, Silver, Gold<br />Introduction to environmental management<br />Designed specifically for SMEs<br />Compatible with ISO14001 & BS8555<br />FREE<br />
  7. 7. STEM - Benefits your business<br />Enhances green credentials. <br />Reduces costs by removing inefficiencies. <br />Helps you maintain a legal business. <br />Prepares you for attaining the Carbon Trust Standard, BS 8555 or ISO 14001.<br />
  8. 8. Three levels…<br />Carbon Footprint<br />Reduce Impacts<br />Roles and Responsibilities<br />Communication and Training<br />Legal Requirements<br />Review<br />Monitor and Measure<br />Reduce<br />Targets<br />Climate Change<br />Environmental Policy<br />Carbon Footprint<br />Report<br />Check and Review<br />Future Action Plan<br /><ul><li>Management Commitment
  9. 9. Baseline Assessment
  10. 10. Significant Environmental Impacts
  11. 11. Draft Environmental Policy
  12. 12. Data Collection</li></ul>7<br />
  13. 13. EMS standards<br />- Real carbon reduction<br />
  14. 14. How could STEM help you?<br />9<br />
  15. 15. Endorsements <br />Carbon Trust “welcomes STEM because it will help [SMEs] start the journey to cutting their Carbon Footprint… and… achieve certification to the Carbon Trust Standard”<br />IEMA “supports the STEM scheme…which is compatible with BS8555…”<br />Kent CC “recommends STEM to businesses working to improve their environmental performance…Employing STEM shows you are serious… environmentally sustainable organisation.”<br />
  16. 16. STEM Blue vs BS8555 & ISO14001<br />
  17. 17. 12<br />Getting started on STEM - Blue<br /> Download STEM assessment form.<br /> Links to documents and resources required.<br /> Timeline >2+ weeks<br /> Send form and attachments<br />
  18. 18. 13<br />1. Management Commitment<br />
  19. 19. 14<br />2. Baseline Assessment<br />What does your business do? <br />Do you know all your environmental legal requirements<br />Walk-round audit checklist<br />Do you need a Site Plan?<br />
  20. 20. 3. Significant Environmental Impacts<br />Identify environmental aspects & impacts<br />Impact: The effect<br /> Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, resulting form an organisation’s activities, products or services. <br />Aspect: The cause<br /> Element of an organisation’s activities, products or services that can interact with the environment. <br />15<br />
  21. 21. 3. Significant Environmental Impacts & Aspects Register<br />Register<br />Aspects: business activities<br />Impacts: Environmental effects<br />Are they severe?<br />Are they likely?<br />Are they significant?<br />
  22. 22. Choose the top ones: 20:80 rule<br />
  23. 23. 18<br />4. Draft Environmental Policy<br />Upload your Draft Environmental Policy<br />Key features of a policy:<br />Covers the main environmental issues of the business<br />Commitment to continuous improvement<br />Commitment to preventing pollution<br />Commitment to comply with legislation<br />Makes clear commitments<br />Is clearly written and concise<br />Up-to-date <br />Senior management commitment<br />Look at others<br />Draft only…it will develop as you learn more about your business’s interaction with the environment.<br />
  24. 24. 5. Data collection<br />STEM uses CARBON FOOTPRINT as measure of environmental performance<br />Carbon footprint is measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent<br />
  25. 25. STEM Blue - Summary<br />Management Commitment <<br />Baseline Assessment <<br />Significant Environmental Impacts <<br />Draft Environmental Policy <<br />Data Collection <<br />
  26. 26. Cherry on the top….<br />Blue Level: 1000125<br />
  27. 27. STEM Silver – 5 steps<br />Carbon Footprint – calculate & control <<br />Environmental Impacts – steps to reduce <<br />Legal requirements – catalogue & comply <<br />Roles &responsibilities – agree & assign <<br />Training & communication – needs identified <<br />Checklists to help with each step!<br />
  28. 28. STEM Silver vs. BS8555 & ISO14001<br />
  29. 29. What do you need to do now?<br />Register for SEBCH*: <br />email<br />Download Assessment Form from SEBCH website<br />Complete it!<br />*<br />
  30. 30. The first<br />in Hants!<br />Charnock Environmental<br />
  31. 31. 26<br />Questions????<br />We help businesses <br />save money, sustainably<br />Petersfield, Hampshire<br />t: 01730 231131<br />m: 07785 502302<br /><br /><br />