What is Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)?
ISO 14001:2015 is an international standard that gives requirements for an organization’s Environmental Management System (EMS). The ISO 14001:2015 is to prove the organizations have aware of their environment responsibilities. It is very important for an organization to have awareness of the environmental obligations and also reduce the environmental impact towards the organizations.

ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system to help reduce the impact of its business to the environment. It also provides assurance to the company management as well as stakeholders of its commitment to monitor and measure its environmental performance. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector.

Benefits of ISO 14001
By having an Environment Management Systems has been shown to provide organizations with the following benefits:
  • Organizations can reduce their costs by using fewer raw materials and producing less waste. This may also lead to reduced taxes and illegal bills.
  • Poor environmental performance is likely to discourage potential customers; good performance will widen markets and improve public relations.
  • The volume of environmental legislation is increasing. Organizations need to keep abreast of new legislation to avoid expensive legal and remediation costs. Implementing Environmental Management Systems will help by formalizing the methods for accessing relevant legislation and monitoring and measuring critical processes.
  • Investors like green portfolios since they respond to ethical demands and show that a company cares.
  • Building awareness of environmental concern among employees.
  • Reducing environmental, health and safety risks.
  • Organization having a system of continuous improvement.
  • More efficient and less hazardous production processes.
The types of services related to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System includes, but are not limited to:
  • ISO 14001 Initial Implementation
  • Internal Audit Services
  • Trainings
  • Legal and other Requirements Consultancy
  • Environmental Aspect and Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment