ISO 1401 – USAMA NADEEM (KBAM)
There have been a lot of ISO standards in the past which have been adopted by many companies around the world. They basically certify the companies who comply with their claws. The ISO 1401 is an environmental management standard. It is basically a guidline for the industrial and business people to improve their environmental practices and cary out more more safer activities. It acts as a framwork for the organizations to follow, so that they can know about the problems and the restrictations when it comes to environmental problems, emmisions, pollution etc. The certified companies not only get a certificate to satisfy their customers but it also enhances their public and industrial image and helps to increase their customer loyalty since due to the severe environmental problems today people want to deal with environmentally concious organizations. It is also a part of a requirement in many countries for organizations to carryout their activities.
It is a very important standard since it helps organizations to become more environmental concious and friendly and act as a framework for them to follow and improve their activities. Many companies try to follow the standard since it is a good way of enhancing their public image and is beneficial for them in the long run.
We can use this standard in the future as a guidance to meet the environmental requirements and minimize the emmisions and waste fromk our processes. Therefore it is a effective environmental management approach.