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What is ISO 14001?

Is there a simple answer to this question? You are not alone in thinking this. This overview guide is here for you to learn the basics of ISO 14001, help you to discover what the ISO 14001 requirements are, and to give you a guide on what needs to be done to implement an environmental management system and become certified.

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ISO 14001 Gap Analysis Tool

Our gap analysis tool is part of our free ISO 14001 suite of tools. It helps you figure out which parts of ISO 14001 you have already implemented, no matter if you are just beginning your implementation, or if you’re almost finished. With our easy question/answer structure, you’ll see a visual representation of which particular sections of the environmental management system you have already applied, and what remains for you to do.

What comes first?

Before beginning your ISO 14001 implementation project, the first step is recognizing the challenges you face and where you can improve your environmental management. Next, you will determine which stage of the process you are in. Maybe you’re just beginning, and you aren’t sure if ISO 14001 will be beneficial for the issues your business faces.

Or maybe you’re a bit farther along the path. By starting at the first step, you can determine where you are so you know what steps come next.

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How to manage outsourced suppliers in line with ISO 14001:2105

The release of the ISO 14001:2015 standard saw multiple changes that organizations had to incorporate into their EMS (Environmental Management System), and activities to enable them to meet the terms of the standard. One of the changes that may not be so obvious in the first instance is how your organization ...Read more

What competences should you look for when hiring an environmental professional?

Hiring an environmental professional or a manager for your ISO 14001-certified EMS (Environmental Management System) is one of the most important choices an organization can make, given the benefits that can be derived from good environmental decisions, and the penalties that can be incurred if legislation is not met. Given the ...Read more

Case study: Implementing ISO 14001 in an airport

Modern-day airports can be considered “high risk” sectors and have a significant impact on the environment, so it is no surprise that pressure is being brought to bear from special interest groups and government bodies in many countries to reduce this impact accordingly, with ISO 14001:2015 being the obvious choice ...Read more

What is ISO 14067:2013 and why is it useful for carbon footprint?

In recent years, climate change has emerged as one of the most important environmental issues. The cause of the global warming is the increase of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), which leads to greater interest of the consumers and other stakeholders in the environmental impact of their activities, products, and services. ...Read more

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