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English definition of “environmental management system”

environmental management system

noun [C]
 
 
( abbreviation EMS) ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
a system that a company uses for making certain that it does everything possible to protect the environment and obeys all laws relating to the environment: The consultant said he often sees companies adopt environmental management systems after a publicized violation.
(Definition of environmental management system from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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