Indicadores ambientais: importantes instrumentos de gestão


In recent decades, the world scene of technological advances emphasizes issues related to environmental preservation. Environmental management has become an important tool for modernization and competitiveness of organizations. The indicators are elements used to evaluate the performance of policies or procedures with the highest degree of objectivity possible. Applicable to environmental issues, there are three types of indicators: Condition, Pressure and Response. The set of environmental indicators can provide an overview of environmental conditions, pressures on the environment and the solutions for society to mitigate them. The objective of this article is to demonstrate through the literature review the importance of the use of environmental indicators for companies.



Environmental management, Gestão ambiental, Sustainable development, Environment, Desenvolvimento sustentável, Meio ambiente


UCKER, Fernando Ernesto; KEMERICH, Pedro Daniel da Cunha; ALMEIDA, Rogerio de Araújo. Indicadores ambientais: importantes instrumentos de gestão. Engenharia Ambiental, Espírito Santo do Pinhal, v. 9, n. 1, p. 119-127, jan./mar. 2012.