ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an Environmental Management System. Hence, an organization can use this standard to enhance its environmental performance. Therefore, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) is a systematic framework to manage the immediate and long-term environmental impacts of an organization’s products, services and processes.
This International Standard is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.
Conforming to the ISO 14001 standard can help organizations enhance their environmental performance, achieve their environmental objectives and fulfill their compliance obligations.