Written with the intent that it will be used by organisations who wish to improve how they manage their environmental affairs.
ISO 14001 as a management tool can enable organisations to control the impact of their activities, products or services on the environment.
Businesses have to be increasingly aware of environmental issues and practices; ISO 14001 provides a framework within which companies can establish and identify their obligations while setting objectives and targets.
Implementation issues are:
- Environmental policy
- Implementation and operation
- Checking and corrective action
- Management review
- Continual improvement