ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental
About ISO 14001:2015
Who should apply
for ISO 14001:2015?
Why get ISO 14001:2015 certified?
The benefits of ISO 14001:2015 Certification can be summarised as below:
ISO 14001:2015 Consultation Approach
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Process Step by Step
We can help you get your EMS certification from our associates. We are associated with ASCB, IAS, EIAC & UKAS accredited certification bodies which are globally recognized.
You can also get our Consultation services for an all-round service offering, wherein; we will guide you through Document Development, Implementation, Audits & provide you with full support to get you certified in ISO 14001.
01 / What is ISO
International Standardization for Organizations (ISO) is an independent body which issues certificates to company’s assuring that the product, service, or system in question meets specific requirements as per their standards.
02 / What is ISO
ISO 14001 governed by EMS (Environmental Management System) is an international standard issued by ISO which enables companies to improve their environmental performance and impact through environmental considerations, compliance with environmental legal requirements and improved efficiencies at workplace. It is an organized framework to manage the environmental impacts of an organization’s products, services, and processes.
03 / Why ISO 14001 certification is
important to an organization?
ISO 14001 is important for organizations because it helps companies improve efficiencies and reduces environmental impacts and costs, in your organization.
04 / List out the Benefits of ISO
- Increased goodwill and confidence amongst key stakeholders, customers and also employees of any organization
- Compliance with environmental legal requirements
- Cost savings by adopting methods of recycling & careful resource consumption
- Improved business efficiencies through improved environmental performance
- Environmental risk management
- Competitive advantage especially while business tendering
- Commitment towards social responsibility
05 / What is the ISO 14001:2015 EMS
There are 10 clauses in the ISO 14001:2015 standard supported by multiple sub-clauses. Clauses 4-10 cover the requirements for application of the standard. Hence, you must satisfy the requirements between clauses 4-10 in order to be successfully certified in ISO 14001:2015.
06 / What are the
internal and external issues in ISO 14001?
The organization will determine the external and internal issues which can be considered as the context of the organization. External issues can include environmental, cultural, social, political, legal, regulatory, financial, technological, economic, and competitive environment, at the international, national, regional, or local level impacting the environment. Internal issues typically include the organization’s corporate culture, governance, organizational structure, technologies, information systems, and decision-making processes (both formal and informal).
07 / Who are all interested
Interested parties as follows
08 / What is the latest
version of ISO 14001?
ISO 14001:2015 is the latest updated and current version for ISO 14001; before it was ISO 14001:2008.
09 / Do we have to
appoint a Quality Officer?
No, you will not be required to appoint a Quality Officer. However, it is recommended to appoint someone as the Management Representative (MR) who will assist the consultants & take the responsibility of getting the organization certified by successful project completion.
10 / My company is very
small. Can I get certified?
Yes undoubtedly. We have worked with multiple companies comprised of just 1 or 2 members who wanted to get certified. The processes that you will put in place would have the same intent as a much larger company; it is just that the implementation will be simpler. We work with organizations to assist them in balancing the appropriate level of documentation with what is necessary to meet the standard requirements.
11 / Will you do
everything for us?
We will establish the project, provide training, and implement the project throughout the process but it is important that your organization runs the project.
12 / What else can you help us
We can provide you with:
- We provide ISO 14001 document template tool kit.
- We can provide in-house and online training for ISO 14001.
- Advice and guidance throughout the entire process.
13 / How long will it
take to become certified?
ISO certification is an ongoing process, it is not merely a single event because once certified, that certification needs to be maintained and renewed by complying with the international standard requirements. However, depending on the size and complexity of the organization it could take between 1-3 months of time to achieve the initial certification.
14 / What is the cost of
ISO 14001 registration and certification?
The cost of getting certified in ISO 14001 will vary depending on the size and complexity of your organization and on whether you already have some elements of an environmental management system (EMS) in place.
15 / Can I integrate ISO
14001 with other international standards?
Absolutely yes, you can integrate ISO 14001 with any other management system standards.