ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System

ISO 14001 set of international standards brings a world-wide focus to the environment, encouraging a cleaner, safer, healthier world for all. This guideline allows organizations to focus environmental efforts so that air, water and soil neither polluted at all, or polluted less.

ISO 14001 standard reduces conflicts between various groups working on environmental aspects throughout the world by providing them single interpretation of good environmental practice. Now a days in most of the regions of the world, it is becoming necessary to certify organization w.r.t. ISO 14001 environmental standard guidelines.

The standards apply to all types and sizes of organizations and are designed to adapt all sort of diverse geographical, cultural and social conditions. Organizations, similar in size and also engaged in similar activities, may implement different environmental management systems and monitor its performance in different way, and may all comply with ISO14001. Organization implementing this standard is bound to comply applicable legislation and regulations and law of the land.

By complying with requirements of this standard, organization enhances social binding with the surrounding community. ISO 14001 accredited certificate can also be used as marketing tool to overshadow every competitor.

Benefits of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Implementation
  • EMS can be implemented effectively along with ISO 9001 and ISO 18001 as integrated management system.
  • Overhead cost is reduced in terms of consumables like oil, grease, lubricants etc.
  • The quantity of materials and energy required for manufacturing a product is reduced, thereby reducing the cost of the product, material handling costs, and waste disposal costs.
  • Extra energy is gained from systematic recycling of the waste generated during production process
  • Health of employees is improved thereby sickness is reduced & productivity is increased
  • Management get information regarding environmental impacts well in advance before it started occurring in actual
  • Employees are attracted to a company with a plan to protect the immediate work environment and the surrounding community.
  • Orgnizations products can appeal to customers seeking green products.
  • EMS develop way of thinking about environmental aspects which help society, community and government to work together.
  • Natural resources like air, water, and soil maintained clean
  • Longer resource life through reduced usage.
  • Progress toward a sustainable culture.