An Introduction to Environmental Management in the MOD Acquisition Process

An Introduction to Environmental Management in the (Ministry of Defence) MOD Acquisition Process



This booklet is an entry-level reference for environmental management. Its purpose is as an introduction to the concepts, terms, and activities of effective environmental management. It is intended to enable MOD and contractor personnel to understand the main environmental issues and essential methodologies to control, minimise, and mitigate environmental impacts arising from the MOD’s procurement decisions and products, services, and systems (PSS) through life. It is not intended as a contractual document.

The current version of this book is issue 4, published 2018.

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Published 1 May 2011
Last updated 28 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated the MOD Green Booklet.

  2. First published.