GEMI is an organization of companies dedicated to fostering global environmental, health, and safety (EHS) excellence through the sharing of tools and information to help business achieve EHS excellence. As of September 2006, GEMI had 42 member companies representing more than 22 business sectors with comprised annual sales of more than US$915 billion, a global headcount of more than 2.5 million, and more than 3,034 manufacturing facilities worldwide.
Since 1990, the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) has created tools and provided strategies to help businesses improve their environmental, health, and safety (EHS) management. GEMI provides a forum for corporate environmental leaders throughout the world to work together, learn from each other through the activities of work groups, benchmark with peers, and create tools that can be used by GEMI members and others.
Through the collaborative efforts of its members, GEMI also promotes a worldwide business ethic for EHS management and sustainable development. GEMI provides a way for companies in a wide range of industrial sectors to work together in a cost-effective manner.
GEMI's vision is to be globally recognized as a leader in providing strategies for businesses to achieve EHS excellence, economic success, and corporate citizenship.
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