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Environmental Management Systems: Risk vs. Reward

Companies everywhere rely on written manuals, procedures, and other formal and informal systems intended to help them achieve environmental compliance and performance. Often overlooked are the many ways in which a company’s environmental management systems can create or increase unnecessary legal exposures for the company and its executives and employees. Tim Wilkins discusses the more significant legal risks associated with environmental management systems, along with methods of maximizing their benefits and mitigating their risks.