Many organisations recognise that improving their environmental performance is not just a matter of compliance. Increasingly, stakeholders and customers expect organisations to demonstrate their commitment to managing and minimising their environmental impacts.
ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that outlines how to put an effective environmental management system in place in your organization. It is designed to help businesses remain commercially successful without overlooking environmental responsibilities and impacts. It can also help organization to grow sustainably while reducing the environmental impact of this growth.
And why is envrionmental management so important? One of the main reasons that environmental management is important is to promote health and safety within the workplace.Even workplaces that are not considered dangerous have other risks associated with them, and with effective management, those risks can be lowered significantly.