An Overview of ISO 14001: Using the Standard To Improve Environmental Management
Environmental management is about more than just maintaining regulatory compliance and avoiding failures, like fines and reputational risks. There are several benefits that come with a robust environmental management system focused on achieving positive outcomes, and many industry leaders are turning to ISO 14001 to guide their journey.
Whether you choose to certify to ISO 14001 or just use it as a guide, you’ll find it helps you shape an effective environmental management system. Patterning your programs and practices on 14001 can help whether your biggest issue today is trying to stay in compliance with environmental regulations, or if you’re already pursuing sustainability goals like energy reduction and greenhouse gas (GHG) tracking.
Download this complimentary eBook to learn:
- the definition of an Environmental Management System (EMS).
- the importance of stakeholder engagement in and outside your company doors.
- strategies for choosing and developing good “Objectives, Targets, and Programs” for your environmental program.
- why ISO 14001 provides a great framework for an environmental management system that grows with your ESG maturity level.