In recent decades, significant economic growth and industrial development in Mexico have caused a number of environmental problems. To address this problem, various programs have been initiated on environmental management in production and service sectors. It has also developed certifications and environmental standards in sustainable production and consumption, and has been implemented in the public and private sectors. However, much remains to be done in order to ensure that the private sector has more qualified staff on these issues and, likewise, in public institutions personnel improved and increased knowledge in these areas.
One of the essential problems that arise in the production of goods and services in both the private sector and the public, is the lack of environmental management systems, certification and evaluators to systems, processes and management skills environmental.