The concern with the environment, in recent years, comes in such a way growing in the societies developed how much in the ones in development. This concern with the ambient quality can be disclosed mainly for the repudiation of the consumers in acquiring goods that throughout its cycle of life cause ambient degradation. In this direction, ISO 14001 aims at to present a quarrel concerning the economic, social and ambient benefits that the implantation of a system of ambient management will be able to provide for the companies. Moreover, one searchs to detach the importance of individual actions, on the part of the companies, in favor of the preservation of the environment, contributing for the sustainable development. Leader companies search to surpass the barriers, leaving in the front with the flag of the ambient question, harvesting the parrots of the visibility front to the competitors. They do not remain more doubts, however, of that the ambient invoice will be charged early or late.
The acceptance of the ambient responsibility on the part of the company and the adoption of an pro-active position they pass, obligatorily, for a taking of conscience of its true paper in the society. The modern society starts to evidence its necessity how much the products and services of quality, valuing each time more the ambient protection. In turn, the legal and normative instruments are extended, placing in evidence the pollution in all the levels, defining the responsibility, also criminal, of the legal entity, allowing to force, also, its liquidation in certain cases, with transference of its patrimony for the National Penitentiary Patrimony (Law 9605/98). Definition: The SGA is the part of a system of management of one determined organization used to develop and to implement its ambient politics and to manage its aspects. a directed process to decide, to mitigate and/or to prevent the problems of ambient character being objectified the sustainable development.