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Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) Implementation Handbook – TEXTILES & APPAREL

62 pages | © June 2014 IFC | Complimentary

The ESMS Handbook for Textiles and Apparel is for firms who wish to develop and implement a management system in line with the requirements of IFC Performance Standard 1.  Sections I and II provide background on environmental and social management systems (ESMS).  Section III provides step-by-step instructions on how to develop and implement an ESMS. The handbook addresses the specific environmental, occupational health and safety, labor and community health and safety risks and impacts that companies are likely to face in their industry.



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