ISO 14001 Environment Management System
It is the benchmark for an organization’s commitment to environmental protection. Over 110,000 organizations in 138 countries have implemented this standard & requirements in their environmental management systems. This standard is pivoted towards 'Environment Management' Providing direction to an organization in order to:
• Diminish harmful effects on the environment caused by business activities
• Achieve progressive improvement of environmental performance
The standard is commonly recognized as a 'Generic Environmental Management System Standard’, applicable to all genres of businesses. Environmental responsibility is a globally sensitive subject. The priority for the public is safe and that for the governments is regulation. The business has to survive and thrive between the two elements without disturbing them.
It was first Issued In 1998; with the primary objective of meeting market demands and providing businesses with a management system standard requiring top-level commitment and legal compliance, along with pollution prevention and continuous improvement that can be independently verified through accredited verification.
Benefits of its Accreditation
The ISO environment management system delivers on many key points that benefit the organization as well as the environment.
· Environmental Risk Management
· Reducing costs by finding areas for reduction of energy usage
· Improved Corporate Image
· Showcasing corporate social responsibility
· Commitment to future
· Internationally recognized &accepted
· Formal accredited certificate giving confidence to customers and stakeholders
· Easily compliant with existing management systems
· Fulfilling legal & regulatory requirements.
· Reducing pollution and waste
· Uniformity in audit methodology
Why Choose TUV Austria Bureau For Implementing ISO 14001 Requirements
Some of the leading international accreditation bodies have awarded TUV Austria Bureau of Inspection & Certification with the accreditation to offer certification to a vast range of industry sectors. For certification services, TUV Austria BIC is the preferred brand across multiple industry sectors.
Local Regulatory authorities like The The also recognizes TUV Austria Bureau of Inspection & Certification as a leading certification and inspection body in Pakistan. TUV Austria BIC has earned global respect in lieu of its approach and service quality through its highly trained and experienced Consultants. Our professional auditors work with clients to guarantee that the requirements are successfully maintained and continuously improved to be up to the expectations of customers and the law.
Its Certification Cost in Pakistan
It is not possible to come up with the exact certification cost without a detailed assessment. Cost also depends on many factors like:
· Size of organization.
· Structure of operations.
· Maturity and complexity of existing systems.
Generally, this certification cost in Pakistan is not much as compared to the improved efficiency in process and brand equity benefits it offers to organizations. For more information, the best certification services, and a free quote .
What Is The Validity Period?
Upon successful completion of the ISO documentation audit and ISO Implementation audit, the certification body issues the ISO 22000 certificate for 3 years.
What is the difference between ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001?
It is an environmental management Certification designed to monitor an organization's effects on the external environment. OHSAS 18001 focuses on the Health and safety standards of an organization to prevent accidents and promote a safe working environment
How long does it take to implement its Standard?
This really depends on a large number of factors, but generally, smaller organizations may need 3 to 6 months, organizations with up to 500 people will need 8 to 12 months, and larger organizations 12 months or more.