ISO 14001:2015 ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT SYSYTEM
ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It gives a framework to an organization which can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.
Being a part of the ISO 14000 family of standards on environmental management, ISO 14001 is a voluntary standard that organizations can certify to. By the Integrating it with other management systems standards, as ISO 9001, can further assist in accomplishing organizational goals.
Definition of an environmental management system given by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is “part of the management system used to manage environmental aspects, fulfill compliance obligations, and address risks and opportunities
ISO 14001:2015 is the latest version should be used by any organization that wishes to set up, improve, or maintain an environmental management system to conform with its established environmental policy and requirements. The requirements of the standard can be obtained by incorporating into any environmental management system, the extent to which is determined by several factors including the organization’s industry, environmental policy, products and service offerings, and location.
ISO 14001:2015 can be implemented in all organizations, regardless of size, location, sector, or industry.