Regulation is needed to correct market failures, particularly in the environment sector, but it can also be a stimulus for economic activity. Businesses need a long term framework within which to work to encourage investment and innovation.
Environmental management systems provide the framework for organisations to document and assess their impacts on the environment and commit to continually improve on performance.
Our work in this area includes environmental assessment, environmental management systems, regulatory regimes, legislation, institutional frameworks and governance.
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