What is ISO 14001?
ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for environmental management within your business. It focuses on the environmental aspects of your business and how you interact, influence and control them. You will set objectives and targets for environmental performance and by implementing a programme improve your performance.
What are the benefits of ISO 14001?
The implementation of an ISO 14001 Management System will enable your company to realise a variety of benefits:
- Cost Savings – by identifying areas to improve efficiency, energy consumption and waste can be reduced and recycling increased
- Improved Environmental Risk Management – through a better understanding of the environmental risks to your business
- Potential for Reduced Insurance – public liability insurance costs can be reduced
- Improve Brand Image – environmental aspects are becoming more important customers will see a company committed to the environment
Why a UKAS certified system?
A UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) certified environmental management system shows a commitment to the environment and improving it for the future.
It shows that the environmental management system is effective, satisfying the requirements of an external, and more importantly, independent audit.
It will give your company a competitive advantage by enhancing the company image from customers and employees and giving you a marketing edge.
Integrated Management Systems
ISO 14001 is designed to be directly compatible with the other management system standards, including ISO 9001 (Quality) and OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety). The standards can be combined to form an integrated management system and SGR can advise and guide you on the best route forward for your business.