ISO14000 Certification Articles

  • ISO 45001 (Occupational Health & Safety) – Could it Lead to more Stringent Provisions Around Legal Compliance?

    It was announced this summer (in June 2016) that the publication of the much-anticipated ISO 45001 Management System Standard for Occupational Safety & Health is to be delayed by at least a year. Initially, the plan had been for the standard to be available ...

  • ISO 14001:2015: Developing sustainability

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard for environmental management, ISO 14001, was revised in 2015 to ISO 14001:2015. The revised standard helps organizations to demonstrate compliance with current and future ...


    By IsoMetrix

  • From OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001: How the Coming OHS Management System Standard Will Impact Your Business

    Sometimes it seems as if major changes in the world of environment, health and safety (EHS) management are few and far between. One change we can count on is ISO 45001, the international occupational health and safety (OHS) management systems standard expected to be issued final in October 2016. Whether your organization already has an OHS management system or not, the advent of ISO 45001 will ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • Evaluating new processes and concepts for energy and resource recovery from municipal wastewater with life cycle assessment

    Energy and resource recovery from municipal wastewater is a pre-requisite for an efficient and sustainable water management in cities of the future. However, a sound evaluation of available processes and pathways is required to identify opportunities and short-comings of the different options and reveal synergies and potentials for optimization. For evaluating environmental impacts in a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • It's Official, Final, Completed and Published: The ISO 14001 2015 Version is Here

    This past September the final standard of the ISO 14001 was adopted and published. This is likely to be around for at least the next 15 years. Companies that are certified to the old standard will have a three-year transition period to meet the revised elements, which includes some of the following changes: Enhanced focus on integrating environmental issues into strategic planning of the ...

  • Are you Ready for ISO 9001:2015?

    Three years in the making, the latest and greatest revision to the Quality Management Systems standard was published on September 23, 2015 as ISO 9001:2015.  It felt like Christmas morning waiting to get the new standard – well almost.  I’ve already purchased my copy from ASQ  for $173 ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • What Has ISO 9001 Done for Me Lately?

    I know…you’ve all been wondering – What has ISO 9001 done for me lately?  Well, fasten your seat belts and get ready for a wild ride. The new ISO 9001:2015 standard is not just about compliance. It’s about implementing a  ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • ISO 14001: 2015 Where Do Things Stand?

    Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are increasingly used by organizations of all sizes to reduce environmental risk and improve performance. For many Enhesa clients EMS is part of an integrated or standalone system, which is a cornerstone for their EHS Management & Compliance programs. Enhesa helps many clients meet their management system obligations, which allows them to stay on top of ...

  • Supporting best in class performance case study

    Challenge: A precious metals refiner retained Antea Group to evaluate and improve their EHS programs with the end goal of achieving best in class EHS performance among the industry as a way to differentiate itself and create additional business opportunity.   As their current New Jersey industrial facility with deteriorating infrastructure was recognized as a significant ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Process Improvements though Effective Internal Auditing

    This papaer presents a straight forward approach to the development of legal and other requirements for and Environmental Management System in the ISO 14001 certification. It was specifically developed for an electronics recycler implementing an R2 system in conjunction with OHSAS 18001. The user should be able, with consultation of the appropriate experts, develop a legla and other requirements ...


    By Full Circle Compliance LLC

  • Capita TDS - Integrated - Case Study

    Capita Total Document Solutions (CTDS) offer everything from simple archive storage of physical documentation to fully blown outsourced and web based document management solutions. Including an industry leading Electronic Mailroom service. When David Bellshaw joined CTDS in 2009 as Business Support Manager, the integrated management system in place was very much in its infancy and ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Case study: steel manufacturing

    Rautaruukki is one of the largest steel producers and upgraders in the Nordic countries, where it has a leading market share in many of its major product groups. In addition, Rautaruukki has a competitive market position in several product groups in other Western European countries. Rautaruukki's main products are mild and low alloy flat and long steel products and related upgraded products. ...


    By Watman Ltd.

  • Case study: custom precision mechanics components manufacturing

    Ojala Group’s (owned by Flextronics) mission is to build, maintain and develop mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with customers within the telecommunications, electrical and electronics industries as well as the automation and control industries. Ojala Group is committed to constantly satisfying its customers' changing needs thereby adding value to the customers. Ojala Group ...


    By Watman Ltd.

  • Sustainability at the forefront

    Water, air, soil, or waste – companies that identify and analyze environmental aspects of their business activities gain a competitive advantage, in particularly regarding standards like ISO 14001. ISO 14001-certified companies must identify and assess aspects impacting or possibly impacting the environment that are caused by the company and its operations. To meet the challenge to comply ...


    By EcoIntense GmbH

  • Sustainable Consumption: EU to Propose Methods for Environmental Footprint Analysis

    The European Commission has developed two life cycle based methods for the analysis of environmental impacts for products (Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)) and organizations (Organisation Environmental Footprint (OEF)) to harmonize environmental assessments and their related claims. The methods are currently being tested during a three-year pilot phase, with the 1st wave of pilots for ...


    By SGS

  • De Beers - Case Study

    De Beers is running their entire Canadian operations, including several remote locations in Northern Canada from their head office in Toronto, Canada. They are using Intelex's fully integrated Environmental, Quality and Health & Safety Management System.  Challenge Required a robust management system to maintain ISO 9001, ISO14001 and ISO 17025 ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Inter‐laboratory trial of a standardized sediment contact test with the aquatic plant Myriophyllum aquaticum (ISO 16191)

    A whole‐sediment toxicity test with Myriophyllum aquaticum has been developed by the German Federal Institute of Hydrology and standardized within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO, ISO 16191). An international ring‐test was performed to evaluate the precision of the test method. Four sediments (artificial, natural) were tested. Test duration was 10d, test endpoint was ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Veolia environmental services case study

    Driving process efficiency for Veolia Veolia Environmental Services is the UK’s leading waste management company. They provide a range of key services to over a third of the UK population through approximately 130 Local Authorities across the UK. With almost 12,500 employees operating in a network of sites across the UK, Veolia Environmental Services is committed to the highest ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • Demystifying the ISO Certification Process

    What is ISO Certification? ISO certification is the process of independent verification that a business or organisation has achieved best practise management systems in a topic. Some of these management systems include the ISO 9000 Quality Management, ISO 50000 Energy Management or ISO 27000 ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Understanding The Requirements of the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Verification

    An introduction to the Greenhouse Gas Inventory specification requirements. It is a discussion about the structure of the ISO 14064 standard and the global application for GHG inventories and projects. This document provides an introduction to the Greenhouse Gas Inventory specification requirements. It is not intended to be a full explanation of the validation and verification standards, the ...


    By SGS

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