Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)
What is ISO 14001?
ISO 14001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve an Environmental Management System (EMS). ISO 14001 helps an organization to achieve the intended outcomes of its environmental management system and the value for the environment.
Who should implement the ISO 14001?
Any organization, regardless of its type, size, the products and services can implement ISO 14001 to meet environmental requirements of customers, community and other interested parties.
What are the key benefits of ISO 14001?
  • Enhances corporate image, credibility and competitiveness to get more business.
  • Improves environmental performance of organization and its supply chain.
  • Helps to meet the customers, legal authorities and other interested parties requirements.
  • Provides an opportunity to negotiate lower insurance premium due to effective management of environmental risks.
  • Improves environmental conditions and motivates employees.
  • Reduces cost associated with environmental accidents, injuries, ill-health and penalties.
  • Helps to conserve the natural resources and potentially reduces the cost associated with utilities, materials and waste.
    Reduces cost of raw materials and supplies due to recycling programs.
  • Helps to identify environmental aspects, impacts and operational controls.
  • Potentially reduces audit frequency from regulators, customers and other interested parties.
  • Demonstrates “due diligence” to create legally defensible position against possible lawsuits.