ISO 14001 Standard
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ISO 14001 Standard

The ISO 14001 standard sets out the criteria for the European Union’s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

There will come a time when certain suppliers and consumers will only use your product or services if you have this accreditation. Wurkplace can assist your organisation in meeting the current standards set out in ISO 14001:2015 through audits, communications, labelling and life cycle analysis, environmental challenges and climate change so your business will comply with applicable laws, regulations and other environmental oriental requirements.

The most recent ISO 14001 standard (ISO 14001:2015) sets out criteria for a certified environmental management system and provides guidance on how the impact on the environment by considering:

  • Product developmentHuman Resources Outsourcing Services
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Storage
  • Business Procurement

The standards can be used by any size organisation that wants to improve sustainability and resource efficiency, reduce waste and drive down costs.

Types of organisations suitable for ISO 14001

  • Single sites to large multi-national companies
  • High risk companies to low risk service providers
  • Manufacturing process and service industries including local governments
  • All sectors
  • Original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers

Standards provide practical tools for companies and organisations looking to manage their environmental responsibilities. The standards are also regularly checked to ensure they still meet market requirements.  All organisations with a previous ISO 14001 accreditation are given 3 years from the release date of the new standards to adapt to new requirements.

For additional information on how Wurkplace can assist you with these standards call 0330 400 5490 and speak to an adviser.  Alternatively you can submit a contact form and a consultant will call you back.

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