Transport Canada's National Environmental Management System

Transport Canada is using the principles of the International Organization for Standardization 14001 series of standards in its National Environmental Management System to incorporate environmental considerations into decisions regarding Transport Canada operations. Transport Canada's National Environmental Management System identifies the following areas of interest:

  • Air
  • Land
  • Water
  • Hazardous materials
  • Waste
  • Procurement
  • Environmental Emergency Preparedness
  • Resource Use
  • Flora/Fauna Management

Transport Canada's National Environmental Management System also facilitates the achievement of Transport Canada's targets under the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy Theme IV – Shrinking the Environmental Footprint - Beginning with Government.

For more information on the department's contribution to the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy - Theme IV, please see: Theme IV - Shrinking the Environmental Footprint - Beginning with Government.

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