What is ISO 14001:2015?
The ISO 14001:2015 provides a foundation for Environment Management System and helps you understand how an organization can control and reduce how their operations can damage the environment. It provides a systematic framework to manage the short term and long term environmental impacts of an organization’s products, services and processes. Certification to ISO 14001 will ensure that your organization has checked how all the operations may negatively impact the environment and along with that it demonstrates you have systems in place to monitor and improve environmental performance which fulfils the applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements.
Benefits of ISO 14001:2015
Every company large and small (industrial, manufacturing, services, or trade related) has an impact on the environment and can therefore benefit from ISO 14001 certification
- Companies in different sectors work by consuming resources as their fuel in their machines. Resources are a cost to the company. If resources are consumed, waste that is produced impacts not only the business but also the environment. Implementing ISO 14001:2015 helps in reducing business costs through reducing resource consumption and waste production
- For any industry or organization, suppliers or vendors play a very important role in the organization making environment friendly products and helping them abide by the environmental goals. ISO 14001:2015 encourages the organization to not only improve their own environment performance but environmental performance of suppliers as well by integrating them into the organization’s business systems and letting them know the expectations from the suppliers.
- ISO 14001:2015 will provide you with a framework for identifying, monitoring and complying with the various environmental requirements that apply to your processes & promote a positive image with stakeholders, customers and employees. On the other hand, implementation of ISO 14001:2015 will let the people know that you care about the environment, and have an effective framework for identifying and complying with the various legal, regulatory and contractual requirements, which will in return boost your image and credibility among your customers & employees.
- For any organization, ISO 14001:2015 requires significant involvement from the leadership team of the organization to make sure the implemented ISO 14001:2015 is effective and maintained. These changes will ensure that the organization’s environmental policy and its strategic direction are totally compatible to each other. This alignment will improve the performance of the EMS reducing waste and costs across the organization.
In total the benefit of ISO 14001:2015 for your organization is higher efficiency in all processes and a minimal number of rejections.
How TQCAS helps you achieve Unique Values of ISO 14001:2015?
Unlike other consultants, TQCAS focuses on delivering the unique values of ISO 14001:2015. This includes understanding all gaps that the organization has to achieve its objectives which are not only achieving ISO certificates but also achieving other objectives that helps in accomplishing the mission of the organization.
No matter how small or big your company is, ISO 14001 can benefit you by sending the message to all interested parties of yours that you are competent enough to provide goods and services worldwide and this will lead to higher confidence in all your interested parties.
All stages of the methodology are listed below: