versión impresa ISSN 0103-6513
CAMPOS, Lucila Maria de Souza y MELO, Daiane Aparecida de. Performance indicators of Environmental Management System (EMS): a theoretical research. Prod. [online]. 2008, vol.18, n.3, pp. 540-555. ISSN 0103-6513. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-65132008000300010.
This paper intends to present the main types of performance indicators that can be used for companies that have an environmental management system (EMS). Is this context, the paper presents an overview about environmental management and performance indicators, emphasizing the importance of environmental indicators for the performance of an EMS and for the organization. This is a theoretical research based on papers, thesis, dissertations and other published documents of companies with EMS certified. The indicators was divided according to the ISO 14001 requirements. Finally, the paper begins a discussion about how these indicators can became strategics or part of an environmental strategic of an organization.
Palabras llave : Indicators; performance; environmental; Environmental Management System (EMS).