ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems

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Sets out the criteria for a certifiable environmental management system. It maps out a framework that a company or organisation can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. Designed for any type of organisation, regardless of its activity or sector, it can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved. / a standard that is part of the “ISO 14000 family,” which is a designation for standards that are aimed at identifying company responsibilities to the environment. ISO 140001 establishes guidance and criteria on how businesses can reduce their negative Environmental Impacts through procurement, storage distribution, etc. See also Environmental Management System. ISO 140001 has two main objectives: To provide a standardized and proven framework that can help organizations to develop an effective environmental management strategy; To work as an official recognition and prize for the organizations’ efforts to improve their environmental strategies.


ISO 14001:2015 Environmental management systems