US interest in EMAS
The charity CARE has become the first US organisation to demand that contractors have an environmental management system (EMS) that complies with the EU eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS).The Atlanta-based organisation’s tender for the supply of plastic sheeting for use as temporary shelter in emergencies, such as war and natural disasters, states that all candidates will be required t
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