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environmental management systemnoun [C]

uk   us   ( 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 ​lawsrelating to the ​environment: The ​consultant said he often sees ​companiesadoptenvironmentalmanagementsystems after a ​publicizedviolation.
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