Environmental and social responsibility is becoming more and more important in today’s global economy. There are thousands of environmental and social codes and standards in the world today. The codes and standards define the rules and the objectives. But the challenge is in the implementation. An environmental and social management system helps companies to integrate the rules and objectives into core business operations through a set of clearly defined, repeatable processes. In the following pages, we provide tools to build or enhance your company’s environmental and social management system (ESMS), such as sample documents, blank forms, flowcharts, checklists and templates. There are tools for each of the nine elements in your ESMS.