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Environmental Performance

Numerous international institutions define environmental performance as the measurable results of the environmental management system in relation to the firm’s control over its environmental aspects, aims, and environmental targets. Academic research posits environmental performance as the measurable results of the environmental management system in relation to the control that the organization has over its environmental impacts based on its environmental policy. An environmental management system identifies the organization’s environmental policy, the environmental aspects of its operations, the legal and other requirements, and a set of clearly defined objectives and targets for environmental management programs.

According to this definition, environmental management encompasses the technical and organizational activities undertaken by the firm for the purpose of reducing environmental impacts and minimizing their effects on the natural environment. Hence, ...

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