Strategic Audit of Environmental Management Systems

The Commissioner publishes an annual Strategic Audit of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) in mandated Victorian Government entities.

The Strategic Audit details how well departments and agencies are implementing systems to improve environmentally sustainable practices.

The Strategic Audit contributes to the transparency of the Victorian Government and helps to encourage departments and agencies to make sustainability a fundamental consideration in all aspects of work.

This report is done in accordance with section 8(b) of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Act 2003.

What is an EMS?

An EMS or environmental management system is a set of policies, practices, processes and procedures for environmental management.