ISO 14001 - The worldwide environmental management standard


All companies have a duty to make efforts and be an important part to protect the natural world and achieve sustainable climate objectives. Presumably you and your company also want to make progress in this area. 

By implementing the international standard ISO 14001 and introducing an environmental management system you will take small steps into a better world and more sustainable work environment. 

For those companies using this standard as a guide, you can lay the foundations for continual improvement of environmental performance within your organization. In this way, you all will be doing your bit to protect our planet's natural resources while also working towards your own environmental objectives. 

More about the standard ISO 14001

ISO 14001 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to improve its environmental performance. The ISO 14001 standard is intended to be used by an organization that wants to manage its environmental responsibility in a systematic way that contributes to the environmental pillars of sustainability.

ISO 14001 helps companies to achieve the intended outcomes of it’s environmental management system, which provide value for the environment, the company itself and interested stakeholders. Consistent with the company's environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include:

  • improvement of environmental performance
  • fulfillment of compliance obligations 
  • achievement of environmental objectives

ISO 14001 can be used in whole or in part to systematically improve environmental management.