ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that outlines how to put an effective environmental management system in place in your organization. It is designed to help businesses remain commercially successful without overlooking environmental responsibilities and impacts. It can also help you to grow sustainably while reducing the environmental impact of this growth.
ISO 14001 belongs to the ISO 14000 family of environmental management standards (including ISO 14004), and provides the framework to allow you to meet increasingly high customer expectations of corporate responsibility, as well as legal or regulatory requirements. Are you looking to embed an environmental management plan within your organization? ISO 14001 is for you!
BENEFITS OF ISO 14001 CERTIFICATION
Certification to ISO 14001 allows you to:
Better environmental management reduces waste and energy use
Improve efficiency to cut the cost of running your business
Demonstrate compliance to expand your business opportunities
Meet legal obligations to win greater stakeholder and customer trust
Prepare for the changing business landscape confidently
Increase your access to new customers and business partners
Enhance your reputation
THE NEW ISO 14001 STRUCTURE
ISO 14001:2015 has a higher level of compatibility with other management system standards, such as ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 and the forthcoming ISO 45001:2016 which will make integration easier.
The new standard will follow the ten section structure defined in Annex SL: