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ISO 14001

There is an exact proof that many organisations are expecting more responsible approach to environment from their suppliers and this new business ethics in many cases has led to the request for suppliers to establish the environmental management system (EMS) as the part of their business activity.

 

Environmental management means systematic approach to environmental protection in all aspects of business activities throughout which the organisations integrate an environmental maintenance to the business policy and also to the every day activity.

 

The approach consists in establishment, implementation and maintenance of the correctly structured environmental management system, which takes a part in the whole management system and is related to all parts of organisation environmental behaviour.

 

Implementation and certification of environmental management system brings advantages in many ways:

 

Economic advantages:

  • Energy saving
  • Waste minimalization (waste disposal costs decrease)
  • Minimalization of environmental fees and penalties for environmental pollution

 

 Advantages for organisation management:

  • A tool for obtaining of information needed for planning and objectives establishment
  • Risk minimalization of environmental accidents
  • Increasing of organisation ethics

 

Public relations:

  • Organization image improvement
  • Good public relations and good relations with a local government

 

In the international dimension there is a key standard for EMS implementation and its certification ISO 14001 – Environmental management systems. Requirements with guidance for use.

The standard provides specification of EMS including key requirements, which the organisation shall fulfill to obtain a certificate from certification body. A certified organisation is qualified to use a certification mark for certified scopes. Rules for usage of the QSCERT certification mark

 

EXAMPLE: Certificate ISO 14001        Certification mark ISO 14001

     EXAMPLE: Certificate ISO 14001      Certification mark ISO 14001

 

 

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