Sunday, 18 August 2013

ISO 14001 Updates & Revisions and a Clean Reputation

It seems that the ISO 14001 standard will undergo further revisions and updates, among which are the provisions for management of natural resources and how procedures will adapt to climate change. While the committee draft was created last April, the new standard is not expected to take effect until 2015. For now, ISO will still follow the ISO 14001:2004 standard in systems for waste management, pollution prevention, and energy consumption efficiency. Those who present policies that cover these can be ISO 14001-certified. To do so, you'll have to get certification services from entities like the International Standards Authority, Inc. Unlike other standards, ISO 14001 isn’t limited to industries or organizations. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages individual communities to meet the standards, not only to improve their reputation, but also to do their part to help the environment. After all, when it comes to protecting the environment, everyone needs to do their par

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