ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001 CERTIFICATION

ISO 14001:2015 - proving your environmental responsibility

BUSINESS CHALLENGE

Environment preservation is one of the major crises we  are facing in the world. As customers are becoming more  environmentally conscious, businesses have to follow the  trend. The appropriate management of environmental issues  contributes positively to economic gain and increases the  competitiveness of the company. Meeting high environmental  standards is important for company image and reputation.  Proof of a responsible approach is fast becoming a key  purchasing criterion.

BUREAU VERITAS SOLUTION

WHAT IS ISO 14001?

ISO 14001 an international Environmental Management System  (EMS) standards applicable to any organization, anywhere.  Based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, ISO 14001 provides a  framework and specifies the most important requirements to  identify, control and monitor the environmental aspects and  impacts of any organization, and also how to manage and  improve the whole system.

RELATED SERVICES
INTEGRATED CERTIFICATION

Bureau Veritas Certification offers the possibility of  integrated and/or combined certification with other  schemes such as ISO 9001, ISO 45001 and/or sector  specific schemes (AS/EN 9001...). This delivers greater  audit efficiency, consistency and optimization.

OTHER SERVICES

Beyond ISO 14001, Bureau Veritas offers services  related to corporate responsibility and sustainable  development that include:

  • Assurance of Sustainability Reports (GRI, AA1000…)
  • Social Accountability (SA8000, ISO 26000, Codes of  Conduct) Climate Change validation and verification  services
  • Greenhouse gas emissions verification services  (EU ETS ISO 14064) and offset project validation &  verification (VCS, CDM, ISO 50001, CORSIA)

KEY BENEFITS

  • Customer, investor,  public, community  assurance

    by demonstrating  commitment

  • Reducing incidents  that result in liability,  therefore reducing  insurance costs
  • Creation of knowledge  database for effective  exchange within the  company information
  • High Level Structure  (HLS) to easily  integrate with other  management systems  standards
  • Improving cost  control by conserving  input materials and  energy
  • Assisting the  attainment of permits  and authorizations for  local trade

OUR CERTIFICATION PROCESS

Key steps in our certification process are:

• Definition of certification scope.

• Pre-audit (optional): gap analysis and  diagnosis of your current position against  standard.

• Certification audit performed in 2 stages :

 - Stage 1. Readiness review performed  to verify that the organization is ready for  certification

Stage 2. Evaluation of implementation, including the effectiveness, of  the management system of the organization

• A certificate valid for 3 years is issued upon satisfactory results of stage 2 audit.

• Surveillance audits to verify that the management system continues to fulfill the  requirements of the standard and monitor the continual improvement.

• Re-certification after 3 years to confirm the continued conformance and  effectiveness of the management system as a whole.

FAQ

WHICH AREAS ARE COVERED BY THE ISO 14000 SERIES?

The key areas covered by this series are:

•Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

•Environmental Auditing

•Environmental Labels and Declarations

•Environmental Performance Evaluation

•Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

•Environmental Communication

•Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Monitoring

WHY CHOOSE  BUREAU VERITAS  SERVICES?

NETWORK

With 150,000 active ISO certificates  and +8,000 skilled auditors,  Bureau Veritas is present in. 140 countries with local  specialists in 80 countries.

EXPERTISE

Bureau Veritas Certification relies +400 environmental auditors  possessing an extensive experience  in environmental and technical  issues, as well as in depth knowledge  of local regulations, markets and  language that enables them to  provide solutions adapted to your  needs.

LEADERSHIP

Bureau Veritas Certification is  the worldwide market leader  with over 20,000 companies in  127 countries already certified  to ISO 14001.

MARK OF GLOBAL RECOGNITION

The Bureau Veritas certification  mark is a globally recognized  symbol of your organization’s  ongoing commitment to excellence,  sustainability and reliability.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

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