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Environmental Aspects: The Basics
The identification of environmental aspects is an important step towards recognizing their impacts on our planet. This proves helpful in setting and formulating objectives, targets, and other programs that may be directed towards solving environmental problems.
1. Definition of Environmental Aspect
(i) Direct Environmental Aspect Activities over which a company can be expected to have an influence and control. For example, emissions from processes.
(ii) Indirect Environmental Aspect Actual or Potential activities over which the organization can be expected to have an influence, but no control. For example, supply chain controlled aspects, customer controlled aspects, aspects managed elsewhere within the same company.
2. Identification of Environmental Aspects
3. Records of Environmental Aspects
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