ISO 14001
Environmental Management System

What is ISO 14001

ISO 14001 was originally completed and published on September 1, 1996, and is the most widely recognized Environmental Management Standard. ISO 14001 supports an Organization to improve its environmental performance, fulfill its compliance obligations to the applicabe legislation and achieve its environmental goals.

Target Audience

ISO 14001 is addressed to organizations seeking to manage their environmental responsibilities in a systematic way in order to contribute to environmental sustainability. ISO 14001 is applicable to organizations of all types, regardless of their size, activity and sector and is related to the environmental aspect of their activities, products and services.

The benefits are

The benefits that can be gained from the implementation and certification against ISO 14001 are:

  • Improving environmental performance.
  • Significant economic and environmental benefits. These include the reduction of raw materials and resources, reduced energy consumption, reduced waste production while reducing disposal costs and, finally, improved process efficiency (related to productivity issues, waste, compliance with current legislation, bureaucracy, etc.).
  • Competitive advantage, as the environmental protection can improve the public image of the company and increase its market share.


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