ISO 14001 was published on November 15, 2004. ISO 14001, provide general guidelines on Environmental Management System. An Environmental Management System helps organizations to be in control of and successfully manage the most significant environmental aspects, emissions, waste-handling, utilize and conserve natural resources, and energy-efficiency. ISO 14001:2015 is an international standard related to Environmental Management Systems (EMS). ISO 14001:2015 is the standard against which companies can set the EMS certification to demonstrate compliance to the requirements. International Standards provide a reference framework, or a common technological language, between suppliers and their customers – which facilitates trade and the transfer of technology. EMS certification enables organizations to follow a systematic approach in converting environmental challenges into opportunities. Environmental Management can help organizations to approach environmental issues systematically and to integrate environmental care as a normal part of their operations and business strategy.
Benefit of ISO 14001:2015:
- Such a certification can help the company reduce its environmental impact, improve its operational efficiencies and in this way, an EMS can help you increase your profitability.
- An environmental management system can help you bring down your environmental liability risks too.
- The ISO standard will help you pave way for more business opportunities too. You would be able to compete in different tenders that require such criteria