ISO 14001:2015

Environmental Management System

Environmental Protection for Sustainable Development

Safeguarding our environment is one of the major challenges of current times. Businesses that have a strong environmental management system in place profits from economic gains and a competitive edge. Being environment friendly enhances the company image. Environment conscious clients prefer to do business with those companies that take a responsible approach to environmental concerns. Companies can demonstrate their commitment to environmental issues through adherence to international standards like ISO 14001.

What is ISO 14001?

ISO 14001 is the international standard for an environmental management system (EMS). It defines a management system that identifies, controls and monitors the environmental aspects of an organization, fulfills compliance obligations, and addresses risks and opportunities.  The current version, ISO 14001:2015, is suitable for any organization, in any sector, relating to environmental management. Sustainable development is the driving principle behind this standard.

Helps you in achieving the following:

Organizations with an effective EMS (Environmental Management System) are required to systematically identify and manage the environmental impacts of its business. They are in compliance with national and international standards pertaining to environmental management. Certification to this standard helps organizations to effectively manage environmental risks and improve environmental performance.

Why implement ISO 14001:2015?

  • Clear management structure with defined roles & responsibilities
  • Defined objectives for improvements that are measurable
  • Structured approach to risk assessment

Key benefits of ISO 14001 certification

  • Identifying and managing the environmental aspects and impacts of a business
  • Cost savings in waste, recycling and consumption
  • Advantage over competitors when tendering for business
  • Compliance with individual countries environmental regulations
  • Shows you are a responsible future focused organization
  • Can reduce insurance cover costs
  • Assurance to customers you provide environmental friendly products and services
  • Lower operational costs which allows you to pass cost savings on to your customers
  • Improved reputation and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Increased access to new customers and business partners


Which areas are covered by the ISO 14000 series?

The key areas covered are:

  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Environmental Labels and Declarations
  • Environmental Performance Evaluation
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Environmental Communication
  • Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Monitoring