Setting Objectives and Targets. EPA Regions 9 & 10 and The Federal Network for Sustainability. Objectives. After this discussion, you should be able to: Define EMS objectives and targets Give examples of each List approaches to setting objectives and targets. Overview. Definitions
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EPA Regions 9 & 10
The Federal Network for Sustainability
After this discussion, you should be able to:
An EMS objective is an overall goal arising from the environmental policy statement set by the organization.
An EMS target is a detailed measurable performance requirement related to the objective.
Objective: Increase solid waste diversion
Target: Achieve a 60% diversion rate for all solid waste by the year 2005.
Objective: Reduce energy consumption
Target: Reduce energy consumption by 25% by the year 2005 based on a 2000 calendar year baseline.
Objective: Improve environmental compliance
Target: Reduce the number of external environmental compliance audit findings by 50% on an audit-to-audit basis.
Objective: Reduce transportation congestion
Target: Increase the number of employee-days of mass transit use by 50% by the year 2006 based on a 2002 calendar year baseline.
Target: Purchase 25 bicycles for use within the facility by the year 2004.