Safeguarding the environment is today more important than ever.
Industrial enterprises cannot afford to ignore the challenges of decreased energy and water consumption, decreases in air, water and soil emissions, as well as CO2 emissions.
The ISO 14001 certification allows any organization to:
- demonstrate its commitment to a reduction of their environmental footprint, through a rational use of natural resources;
- systematically monitor the environmental performances of its activities, and the evolution of the environmental standards and regulations
However, an ISO 14001 certification can lead to unrealistic expectations on the environmental performance of certified organizations. For a better understanding of the meaning of an ISO 14001 accredited certification, ISO and IAF have published a communiqué.