Time to rethink EMS certification
The complexity of modern environment business affairs makes it easy to lose sight of how we arrived here, and what it is that we were meant to be pursuing. The pattern has been played out across many fields of environmental policy and within the environmental management community itself: new initiatives spawn new professions, new organisations and even new industries. The new players settle into their roles. They are preoccupied by the minutiae of business life. They are too weary and distracted to ask difficult and challenging questions about whether they are succeeding in their original mission.