The generic standard is applicable to any of organization in any industry sector. Increased awareness of sustainable development gives environmentally credible companies a competitive edge in national and international markets. Companies are increasingly required to report environmental performance. This makes it vital for you to demonstrate that your organization delivers on its policy commitments.
The ISO 14001 standard has been designed to be compatible and harmonized with other International management system standards, including ISO 9001. It is therefore ideal for integration into existing management systems and processes. The nature of ISO 14001 allows it to be applied to the complete range of business sectors, scopes, and activities. In this respect it is a truly universal standard, and this is one of its great benefits.
It is important that you and your company are positive, committed, and set clear target dates for Implementation and assessment. Companies that plan well often have an advantage and be prepared for certification.