ISO 14001 is an international standard that outlines how to effectively set up a successful environmental management system. ISO 14001:2015, published on September 15, 2015, is the current edition of the standard. The objective of the standard is for the organization to establish an organized approach to systematically reduce the environmental impact of the organization in areas under its control. This is especially important with growing and increasing customer demands for environmentally conscious businesses, and growing media coverage and legal consequences surrounding corporate responsibility and negligence. ISO 14001 is designed to promote company growth while diminishing environmental impact of this growth – your company remains successful commercially, without sacrificing the environment.
ISO 14001 exists to help organizations identify and control environmental impact, minimize negative effects that operations may have on the environment, and manage compliance with applicable laws and regulations. ISO 14001, like ISO 9001, pertains to the process; the methods by which a product or service is produced; rather than to the product or service itself.
ISO 14001 is maintained by ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) and is administered by accredited management systems certification bodies like The Registrar Company.
Emphasis of ISO 14001
- Establishing an environmental policy
- Determining environmental aspects and impacts of products, activities, and services
- Planning environmental objectives and measurable targets
- Implementation and operation of programs to meet objectives and targets
- Checking and corrective action
- Management review
Benefits of ISO 14001
- Reduced consumption of energy and materials, which in turn reduces overhead costs
- Reduced distribution costs
- Reduced waste management costs
- Improved corporate accountability
- Improved efficiency
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Why Choose TRC?
Associating your company with an internationally recognized and trusted certification shows your customers that you hold their satisfaction and expectations above all. Your company knows that ISO 14001 certification and industry-specific QMS certification adds real value to your bottom line through increased efficiency and reduced risk – and working with the best Certification Body for your unique needs should be top of mind. Certification can be a lengthy process, and you will be working closely with your Certification Body and Auditor for years to come, ensure you pick the best.
TRC is internationally recognized and trusted. With a large network of auditors, TRC is an international certification body with local benefits. With dedicated Client Services Managers, and family-owned and entrepreneurial values, our clients are family. We take the time to understand your business and your unique needs. TRC audits are more than a checklist, we highlight your corporate strengths, and find opportunities for improved processes to ensure you stay competitive and thriving. TRC works with you to ensure minimal disruptions so you receive the highest benefits from the auditing process.
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