ISO 14001 was developed to provide a management system to help organisations reduce their environmental impact. ISO 14001 Certification is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. It specifies important requirements to help you identify, control and monitor the impacts your business has on the environment. ISO 14001 also provides a structure to assist you identify legal compliance, reduce waste and pollution and keep improving.
ISO 14001 is a tool that enables organisations to meet their environmental obligations and communicate to customers that true environmental improvements are being achieved. with the alarm of global warming and its consequence the human society has become serious about the ecology and its preservation. ISO 14001 EMS helps to maintain the Environment around us, by following certain management standards. Companies adopting ISO 14001 EMS are well placed against their competitors and are duly recognized at the global level.
Reducing harmful effects on the environment.
Providing evidence of continual improvement of Environmental Management.
This independently certified award demonstrates a firm grasp on environmental legislation, a reduced environmental risk and a commitment to continually improving your business.
A well-defined environmental management system is essential for an organization to manage environmental aspects like emission and handling of waste. It is important for the efficient utilization of resources and energy. Some of the benefits of the ISO 14001 certification are:
Environmental legal liability.
Reduction in insurance premiums; waste handling costs; water and air permitting fees.
Improved corporate image; strategic investment; improved regulatory relations.
Evaluates system performance through management review and correct management system deficiencies.
Protection of the environment.
Creating marketing opportunities.
Possible new products or services.
Improved pro-active community image.
Demonstrated compliance with legal requirements.
Improved Management Focus.
Provides clear guidance on company requirements
ISO 14001 is a universal standard suitable for large and small businesses in any sector. Because it doesn't set specific environmental performance requirements, it can be used by companies at all stages of environmental management.