ISO 14001

Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard

What is ISO 14001: 2004 standard ?

An Environmental Management System that provides a framework for managing environmental responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. Environmental Management Systems are based on standards which specify a process of achieving continuously improved environmental performance that compliant with legislations.

Benefits of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard

Internal Benefits

Improvements in the overall environmental performance and compliance.
Provides a framework for using pollution prevention practices to meet EMS objectives.
Increased efficiency and potential cost savings when managing environmental obligations.
Promotes predictability and consistency in managing environmental obligations.
More effective targeting of scarce environmental management resources.
Enhances public posture with outside stakeholders.

Competitive Benefits

Increased process yields.
Less downtime through more careful monitoring and maintenance.
Improved utilization of by-products.
Conversion of waste into commercially valuable forms.
Reduced energy consumption.
Savings from safer workplace conditions.
Reduction of costs associated with emissions, discharges, waste handling, transport & disposal.

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Applicability of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard

ISO 14001 is applicable to any organization that concerned with one/all of the following:

Energy Conversion
Clearer Environment
Compliance with Pollution Control Norms
Conformance to international standards
International acceptance
Environmental Emergency

Examples on the Sectors which ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) Standard applicable on it:Companies / Authorities working in the following Sectors:Foods and Drinks Manufacturing/ processing / Services, Oil & Gas, Construction& Building, Packaging Material Manufacturing etc…