ISO 14001

ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. ISO 14001:2015 is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.

ISO 14001:2015 helps an organization achieve the intended outcomes of its environmental management system, which provide value for the environment, the organization itself and interested parties. Consistent with the organization’s environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include:

· enhancement of environmental performance;

· fulfilment of compliance obligations;

· achievement of environmental objectives.

What is ISO 14001?

With Environmental Management in accordance with ISO 14001, you will be able to risk assess your organization’s environmental conditions, proactively implement the environment and sustainability as part of the core business and at the same time give the management assurance that your sustainability goals are achieved.

By using ISO 14001, your work on sustainability, circular economy and the UN world goals can be made concrete and targeted and help to achieve the results that you and your company have set for you.

You will have the opportunity to focus on the most important environmental issues in the company, ensure reduction of the environmental impact, and that environmental improvements are continuously made.

5 good advice when working with ISO 14001

  • It is important to work with what the intended results of your management system are. What is the basic system to help you achieve?
  • Environmental issues must be seen and worked on in a life-cycle perspective. You and your company must deal with both direct and indirect environmental impacts
  • It is important that you have a culture that focuses on continuous improvement
  • Risk management, where you look at both strategic and operational challenges and opportunities in the environmental area is the focal point of an environmental management system
  • Evaluation of effort and follow-up is alpha and omega and the basis for developing and improving your sustainability work