ISO 14001

accredited companies

The specific challenges of compliance.

How to Achieve ISO 14001? Businesses face increasing pressure from customers, regulators and governments to reduce their environmental impact.
As well as helping you meet your existing legal obligations, our ISO 14001 experts can help your business prepare for changes to environmental legislation, reduce costs and strengthen its environmental reputation.

Here are some benefits of using the ISO 14001 framework:

  • Identify cost savings, particularly in your resource, waste and energy management
  • Improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact across your product lifecycle
  • Improve your corporate image and credibility, so helping you win new customers
  • Quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of your operations
  • Improve the environmental performance of your supply chain
  • Potentially reduce the costs of public liability insurance for your organisation
  • Clearly identify leadership responsibilities and improve employee engagement through improved communications

A simple checklist to consider for ISO 140001 compliance
To achieve ISO 140001 compliance, there are key activities that you will need to consider:

  • Setting your objectives
    o Identifying the legal requirements relevant to your organisation
    o Defining the scope of the required EMS system
  • Establishing and implementing your EMS procedures and processes and training your staff
  • Evaluating your performance and keeping records of this
  • Performing internal audit and a management review
  • Taking corrective action
  • Certification audits

Sustainable Advantage is one of the UK’s leading energy, waste and water management
companies. We work with over 3,000 sites across the UK spanning every sector. We are
working with many of our clients to become ISO accredited or they are already ISO
accredited and use our services to assist them during certification audits.

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