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ISO 14001:2004, Environmental Management System – Requirements with guidance for use
A Brief Overview
ISO 14001 standard deals on minimising the negative impact of the organizational processes affecting the environment - land , water and air.
ISO 14001 standard helps the organizations to comply with the applicable laws, regulations, statutory and regulatory or any other environmentally oriented requirements.
The ISO 14001 standard is generic in nature and is applicable to any sector regardless of type, size and product or service.
The ISO 14001 standard is basically adopted from the BS7750 standards, later released as an ISO standard in 1996. First revision in 2004 (presently in use)
ISO 14001 standards can be integrated with any of the other management standards like ISO 9001 or OHSAS 18001 and helps an organization to meet the environmental and economic goals.
Main Clause Requirements of the ISO 14001 Standard
Clause 1- Scope
Clause 2 -Normative References
Clause3 - Terms and Definitions
Clause 4 - Environmental Management System Requirements
Clause 4.1 - General Requirements
Clause 4.2 - Environmental Policy
Clause 4.3 - Planning
Clause 4.4 - Implementation and Operation
Clause 4.5 - Checking
Clause 4.6 - Management Review
Advantages of ISO 14001 Certification
ISO 14001 certified organization has a better control over their processes in minimising the adverse effect on Environment – Land, Air and Water
ISO 14001 certification cut down costs in terms of the regulatory and environmental liability fines and penalties for the organization.
Waste reduction and consumption of resources from an ISO 14001 certified organization
An ISO 14001 certificate enhances the competitive advantage in the marketing arena.
ISO 14001 certification helps in boosting public perception of the organization in terms of the social responsibility.
An unique way of having a standardization process across the world with promotion of international trade.