ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system.
Designed for any type of organization, regardless of its activity or sector, it can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environment impact is being measured and improved.
ISO 14001 provides requirements with guidance for use that relate to environmental systems. Other standards in the family focus on specific approached such as audits, communications, labelling and life cycle analysis, as well as environmental challenge such as climate change.Benefits of ISO 14001 : 2015
Using ISO 14001: 2015 has many benefits for organizations with environmental management system. Organizations and companies find that using the standard helps them:
Integrating management system standards can increase focus while reducing the potential for confusion. Elements of ISO 9001 can be enhanced with corresponding components of ISO 14001.Responsibilities for the combined standards might include:
When adding ISO 14001 components to those of ISO 9001, planning must be expanded to deal with environmental impacts, and the inspection and test systems modified to cover environmental conformance. The organization must meet the environmental expectations of customers and the government, and it must incorporate environmental management elements into internal audit program and training sessions.
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