iso 14001 implementation Articles

  • Implementing ISO 14001 in your Company

    A powerpoint presentation aimed at senior managers in SME companies setting out the basic stages in implementing an ISO 14001 environmental management system in a small to medium sized company or ...


    By Aecos Environmental Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Process Flow Model of ISO 14001 for the Implementation of an (EMS) Environmental Management System

    ABSTRACT   There is increasing interest all over the world in Environmental Management Systems.  Many Japanese electronic companies have mandated that their plants should be ...


  • 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

  • Sun Tran: ISO 14001 `History in the Making`

    In 2003, the Federal Transit Administration issued an invitation to 100 United States transit agencies with the highest levels of ridership encouraging them to apply for an FTA-sponsored program to receive assistance and training in implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS). As one of the 10 transit agencies selected to participate in the program, Sun Tran worked diligently to ...

  • Development and implementation of an integrated county environmental department ISO 14001 environmental management system

    The Yonkers Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Yonkers, New York and operated by the Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities, became the first wastewater treatment plant in New York State to be certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard. The Standard is designed around the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle of continual environmental improvement. The ...

  • Implementing ISO 14001 EMS – working backward from 11 city departments to a water utility at the City of Dallas

    The City of Dallas committed to implementing a performance based ISO 14001:2004 certified EMS in less than 3 years across its major operations. Typical EMS models establish an EMS at a single facility such as a wastewater treatment plant that grows within and throughout the governmental organization. However, due to the size and scope of the system, the City of Dallas used a different approach. ...

  • 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

  • Profile of the Adopters for the Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) Programmes in Malaysia

    ABSTRACT In recent years, stiff competition and technology advancement have driven many companies for continuous improvement in their processes, products and services. Hence, many strategic techniques and philosophies have been developed for business improvement. This study believed that despite various sophisticated instruments engaged by the multinational companies, implementation of EMS as ...


  • Alcoa’s flagship facility automates task management to simplify ISO 14001 compliance

    In 2007, Alcoa Inc. – the world’s leading aluminum manufacturer – selected ESS’ Essential Suite software to serve as its unified platform for EH&S sustainability management throughout the company’s global operations. That decision was based in part on the company’s 2006 success using one module, Essential Air, to save over $100,000 on Title V compliance at its Tennessee Operations Location, the ...


    By IHS

  • Linc facility services achieves zero refrigerant violations and ISO 14001 certification

    For some companies that must comply with government regulations regarding the use of refrigerants, it may seem that a goal of zero violation notices is unattainable. However, thanks to savvy management strategies and creative use of ESS Compliance Suite™ Refrigerant Compliance Management Software, managers at Linc Facility Services in Austin, Texas have proven that zero notices of violation is a ...


    By IHS

  • 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

  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems: Constraints to, and Strategies for Compliance by corporations in Developing Countries (Nigeria)

    ABSTRACT One of the ways of limiting environmental liabilities resulting from the utilization of the resources of the environment for wealth creation is through the improvement of environmental performance of corporations. Therefore, ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems provides a framework for achieving this goal. In other words implementing Environmental Management Systems that would ...


  • Using ISO 14001 environmental management system in developing the Ireland East River basin district river basin management system

    European Union (EU) member states are required under the Water Framework Directive (WFD) to adopt a comprehensive integrated basin-based water management approach with the ultimate objective of attaining or maintaining “good” water quantity, quality and ecology status. More specifically, the WFD requires implementation of an integrated monitoring and management system for all waters within the ...

  • Alcoa`s flagship facility automates task management to simplify ISO 14001 compliance

    In 2007, Alcoa Inc. – the world's leading aluminum manufacturer – selected ESS' Essential Suite software to serve as its unified platform for EH&S sustainability management throughout the company's global operations. That decision was based in part on the company's 2006 success using one module, Essential Air, to save over US$100,000 on Title V compliance at its Tennessee Operations Location, ...


    By IHS

  • 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: Unified Solution to EH&S Challenges

    How can a business involved in chemicals or petroleum effectively protect its environment, community, workers, and customers? Until recently, a unified strategy for environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) issues was difficult to find or create. Businesses were generally forced to stitch together separate programs for environmental protection, safety, and outreach to neighbors and customers. ...


    By AECOM

  • Implementing an environmental management system

    Seven of the top 20 UK law firms already have a formal accredited environmental management system (EMS) such as ISO 14001. ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard established in 1996 that builds a framework for the conduct of environmental management. The EMS is a formulaic process, guided by a concise environmental policy covering regulatory compliance, objectives and targets for the ...


    By Green Element

  • ASP-Based EMIS Implementation

    Introduction Today, environmental managers faced the increasing responsibility of implementing and documenting an Environmental Management System (EMS) to demonstrate regulatory compliance. In addition to satisfying regulatory agencies, public perception is a growing concern. Certification in programs such as ISO 14001® and Responsible Care® is becoming an important way for ...


    By Trinity Consultants

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