ISO 14001 – Environmental Management
ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system that can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. The ISO 14000 family addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practical tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance. ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system that organizations can become certified to. It does not state requirements for environmental performance, but maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector. Using ISO 14001:2015 can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.