What does the standard say about leadership? Top management must assume a leadership role and demonstrate commitment to the EMS by:
a) Owning responsibility and accountability.
b) Making sure the environment policy and objectives, following the strategy of the company, are identified.
c) Integrating the EMS requirements into the business processes of the organization.
d) Ensuring the availability of the resources required to develop, apply, sustain and enhance the EMS.
e) Communicating the significance of the EMS and its compliance to the standard. [continued on next tab]