ISO 14001 certification Articles

  • ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 Explained: Global Standards That Help Manage Environmental Impact

    For those new to ISO certifications and standards the differences between ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 can be confusing. This article will explore what they entail the main differences between the International Standard Certificates. The certifications help organisations implement management system standards that minimise the environmental impact of the business while increasing efficiency, making ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • Managing a Better Environment: Opportunities and Obstacles for ISO 14001 in Public Policy and Commerce (Executive Summary)

    Overview Environmental policy is in transition. Many observers believe that the existing regulatory system, though it has accomplished great improvements in environmental quality, is approaching the limits of its effective ness. Government regulators and policy analysts are seeking better ways to address the many issues, like non-point source pollution, that remain largely unregulated. Most ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • RC-14001: The Chemical Industry`s New Environmental Management System

    Responsible Care®-14001 (RC®-14001) gives chemical companies a powerful new tool to improve their environmental performance. Formally adopted in 2002, this environmental management system (EMS), was created jointly by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB). RC®-14001 lets companies become certified simultaneously by RAB-accredited registrars to both the ...


    By AECOM

  • Castolin Ireland: Quality Coordinator explains the benefits of being ISO 14001 certified

    Since end of February 2016, Castolin Ireland is ISO 14001 certified, a project managed by Maria Fuentes, Quality Coordinator in Dublin for the last five years holding a M.Sc. in Environmental Science. The new factory in Ireland was open in 2007 and manufactures welding electrodes, cored wires and coating powders used worldwide. Could you explain what your job consists in? ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • The journey to ISO 14001 revision

    With the global Environmental Management System (EMS) ISO 14001 currently being revised by the ISO, Steve Williams - LRQA Deputy Technical Director and member of the ISO TC 207 (ISO 14001 Revision) Technical Committee - talked about the latest developments in the ISO 14001 revision process. Where are we in the revision process for ISO 14001? The work so far on the ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Understanding ISO 14001 adoption and implementation in China

    This paper investigates the status of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard in China and analyses key factors influencing its adoption by Chinese enterprises. It applies lessons learnt from studying the implementation of China's mandatory environmental regulations to assess the potential for using this voluntary standard to promote improved environmental performance. Our ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Determinants of EMS ISO 14001 adoptions in Malaysia

    The ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard was introduced in 1996 and has been adopted by approximately 100,000 firms around the world, including those in Malaysia. The study is to investigate the factors that influence adoption based on a survey conducted on a sample of ISO 14001 adopter and non-adopter manufacturing firms that operate in Malaysia. Using discriminant analysis, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Best Practices for the New Wave of Tech Companies Certifying to ISO 14001

    This white paper by Technology Forecasters (TFI) explores best practices in ISO 14001, and is highly recommended for companies seeking to find out more about how to best gain ISO14001 certification as well as anyone seeking information about trends in the certification. There is a new wave of companies certifyingto ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS). ...


    By Technology Forecasters Inc.

  • Aquaread is now ISO accredited

    We are really proud to announce that we have recently received two ISO certifications. Aquaread is ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management certified by BSI under certificate numbers FS621752, ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • How To Map ISO 14001:2015 To Your EHS Management System

    Companies that have not upgraded their EHS management system to ISO 14001:2015 could find that they not only no longer have a valid certification but also that they’re overlooking key environmental compliance issues. More than 20 years ago, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) introduced a set of standards specifically written ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • The New ISO 14001:2004 Standard

    Untitled Document On November 15, 2004, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published the new environmental management ...


    By AECOM

  • How to integrate ISO 14001 environmental management systems with quality management systems

    Can the Quality and Environmental Management Systems be integrated into one system?Yes, that can easily be done whether you already have your QMS in place or you are starting new. Integration of the EMS and the QMS can result in a substantial cost saving for your organization.With recent revisions and upgrades, the ISO standards have become more compatible with each other. For example, in the ...


    By 14000 Store

  • Towards sustainable competitive advantage by the innovation for the product value recovery: an empirical study in Spanish industrial companies 1

    This study aims to analyse the extent to which the implementation of product value recovery practices affects the emergence of capabilities furnishing competitive advantage. For this purpose, we considered a sample of 123 Spanish factories holding ISO 14001 certification. Our findings show that all the practices examined in the study (design, manufacturing and waste treatment) facility ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • ISO 14001:2015 Update: Final Version Issued

    In September 2015, the standard ISO 14001:2015, Environmental Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use, was published. This is the final stage in the ISO 14001 revision process. This new version replaces ISO 14001:2004. However, there is a three year transition period. New in ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements ...


    By SGS

  • Phew! Now that you’re certified you can rest!

    Certification of an environmental management system (EMS) to the ISO 14001 standard is just the beginning of a long process to practice the continual improvement principles upon which the standard is built. It is a long process to reach certification and a never ending process to continue it. Annual surveillance audits are required in between the 3 year certification audits. There are additional ...

  • Carslberg Breweries: ISO 14001

    Carlsberg Breweries operates in a highly competitive marketplace. Its primary activities are production, sales and distribution of beers and soft drinks. Carlsberg prides itself on being a market orientated company with a leading position in the global brewing industry. The company emphasises the importance of quality and strong competitive positioning of brands and services to benefit all the ...

  • Developing environmental performance indicators for an information technology systems and services company

    Improved measurement of environmental performance should be part of the regular business activities of any organisation. However, it requires a set of environmental performance indicators (EPIs) that can be applied to the particular organisation's unique functions and culture. This paper presents the development of EPIs within an information technology systems and services organisation, ICL plc. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental management systems auditing: auditors experiences in Australia

    The last decade of the 20th century witnessed rapid growth in the adoption of various environmental management systems (EMS) within organisations. Environmental consultants and auditors play an intricate role in the interpretation, implementation and certification of an EMS. This paper presents the experiences of eight leading auditors with respect to the adoption of EMS/ISO 14001 by Australian ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Ping´s Environmental Management System

    In the fall of 2000, PING, Inc. was awarded certification to ISO 9001 and 14001. Today, PING, best known for its custom fit, custom-built golf clubs, competes in a $4billion golf equipment industry that is highly innovative and competitive. In this atmosphere, continuous improvement is a must - especially in the realm of environmental ...

  • Clancy Docwra Ltd.: OHSAS 18001 Case Study

    Clancy Docwra Ltd is a leading UK construction company operating in the utility, transportation, power and infrastructure sectors. Its major projects include laying pipelines and replacing water mains – often in demanding conditions – and quality, environmental and health and safety issues are always present. Established in 1958, the company had a major reorganization in 2001, and decided that ...

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