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How ISO 14001 Helps Combat Climate Change

Importance of ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. ISO 14001 are meant for companies and organisations. To provide practical tools for companies of any industry to manage their environmental responsibilities and improve their environmental performance.

The most common standard of the family is the ISO 14001, which specifies requirements of an environmental management system (EMS). It uses a systemic approach to controlling environmental issues within a company and it’s based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle.

How Does ISO 14001 Help Organisations Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change?

One of the main and important ways the certifications help organisations mitigate climate change is by developing a strategy and plan. This plan includes a commitment from the organisations’ management and leadership to identify and control environmental aspects and impacts of the organisation.

Moreover, the new version of the standard, emphasises the following:

  • The establishment of a communication strategy
  • A greater focus on improving the company’s overall environmental performance
  • The inclusion of environmental management into all aspects of the organization
  • A proactive initiative towards the protection of the environment from degradation such as using sustainable resources which mitigate the consequences of climate change
  • Attaining ISO 14001 certification is one of the key ways which can show your clients and potential clients, the organisation’s dedication to cutting the effects of climate change.

    Why ISO14001 over other standards?

    Generally speaking, this is a very common question. Overall, the standard is flexible enough to be adopted for all industries. As a result, it can be integrated at many layers to ensure security and compliance.

    In short an Accreditation Body which is widely used in Australia under which many Certification Bodies work is called Jas Anz. Moreover, this Accreditation Body Jas Anz is part of the world wide Accreditation bodies called International Accreditation Forum www.iaf.nu

    If you are looking to get certified in ISO14001, please do not hesitate to Get a Quote or call us at 0450 737 576.

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