ISO 14001 is the internationally recognized standard for the environmental management of businesses, prescribing controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment.
It sets out requirements for an environmental management system, enabling organizations to put in place an environmental policy and objectives that take into account relevant legal and other requirements.
While it does not specify environmental performance criteria, it does encompass the environmental issues that the organization can control or influence.
Why seek ISO 14001 Certification
ISO14001 demonstrate that your organization I committed to environmental issue and is proactively working to minimize its impact on the environment, for example producing less waste and increasing energy efficiency.
It also brings commercial advantage by enhancing the organization public image and sharpen an organization’s competitive edge when tendering.
Continual improvement is built into all management systems standards,therefore ISO 14001 drives environmental improvements on an ongoing basis leading to further cost savings and operational efficiency.
Benefit ISO 14001 Certification
Enables management of environmental performance by identifying and controlling environmental impact. This can be measured on an ongoing basis for further improvements.
Control reputational risk by demonstrating that you are committed to protecting the environment and have the appropriate control measures in place.
Cost savings through improving efficiency, productivity and reducing waste. It assists legislative compliance which reduces risk and can reduce insurance cost.