What is ISO 14001?
ISO 14001 is the international specification for an environmental quality management system (EMS). A standard which helps your company identify, prioritise and manage its environmental risks as part of your normal business practices. The standard is largely based on the ISO 9001 quality standard but alos takes into consideration the environmental impact.
Who can use ISO 14001?
All organisations can apply and benefit from this standard. Especially if you wish to work with organisations or customers who value green approaches to operations.
Benefits of ISO 14001
- Demonstrates commitment - you will publicly demonstrate your company's environmental commitment and help ensure its performance is managed and improved
- Reduce costs - it will help you make better use of your resources, which can keep your costs down
- Manage your reputation - you will reduce any costs or damage to your reputation associated with cleanups or litigation
- Become a supplier of choice - it enables you to work with companies who put an emphasis on environmentally friendly organisations
Certification - we can provide assessment and certification to this standard.
Training - that will help you and your organisation implement the standard into your organisation.
LRQA will make regular surveillance visits and certificate renewal visits every three years to make sure your EMS continues to meet the requirements of the standard.