Environmental Management System

EMS Certified logoEMS Certified logoThe City of Marion is one of two South Australian Councils with an Environmental Management System (EMS) certified to an international standard (ISO 14001).

An EMS assists organisations to continually improve the way it protects and enhances the environment, as well as to manage its environmental impact. 

It covers all the activities of staff, contractors and volunteers who work at key sites.

Our EMS has been certified since November 2000, and includes:

  • Preventing pollution (land, water, air and emissions)
  • Managing waste
  • Managing chemical use
  • Reducing energy, water and other resource use
  • Protecting plants, animals and habitats
  • Purchasing decisions