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Source of tools

Name of the tool
A Guide to the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme for UK Local Government (A Manual for Environmental Management in Local Government)

Where is tool available from
TSO, PO Box 29
St Crispins
Duke Street
Norwich NR3 1GN

Tel: 0870 600 5522
Fax: 0870 600 5533
online ordering:

When was the tool produced

Is support provided

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
Written by Michael Jacobs and Roger Levett of C.A.G. Consultants for HMSO.

Organisations/departments also involved:
Produced by C.A.G. the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme for Local Government is being established by the Department of the Environment, in association with The Local Government Management Board, the Scottish Office and the local authorities associations.

Development of the tool was funded:
Unknown, but possibly by the Department of the Environment, Scottish Office and LGMB.

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
This tool is adapted from the European Community’s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme for industry. It has a strong family resemblance to the quality management standards BS5750 and ISO9000, and many existing and developing local authority management systems involving mechanisms such as corporate goals, service delivery plans, departmental business plans, personal action plans, total quality management and performance targets.

Cost of the full tool
Not specified