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Environment Management System

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework for organizations to effectively manage their environmental responsibilities, reduce their environmental impacts, and improve their environmental performance. It aims to promote sustainable practices, minimize environmental harm, and comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

Who should implement ISO 14001:2015
Environmental Management System
Automobile Industry
Healthcare Industry
Construction Industry
Aerospace Industry
Chemical Industry
Energy Industry
Finance Industry
Other Service Industry
Food & Beverage Industry
Our Types Of Training

Awareness

ISO 14001 awareness training is a crucial step in the EMS implementation process to ensure that all employees understand the principles, requirements, and benefits of the ISO 14001 standard.

Internal Auditor

Internal Audit Training for ISO 14001 is crucial to ensure that organizations have competent individuals who can effectively plan, conduct, report, and follow up on internal audits of their EMS.

Lead Auditor

Lead Auditor Training for ISO 14001 is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to lead and conduct external audits of EMS.

How to get certified for ISO 14001:2015?
Gap Analysis

We begin by conducting a thorough gap analysis to assess your organization's current practices and systems against the requirements of the chosen ISO standard. This helps identify areas of non-conformity and opportunities for improvement.

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Awareness Training

We provide comprehensive awareness training to key stakeholders or employees within your organization, ensuring everyone understands the importance of ISO compliance and their roles in the implementation process.

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Documentation

Based on the Gap Analysis, we assist in developing and documenting the necessary policies, procedures, and processes required to meet ISO standards effectively. This includes creating quality manuals, work instructions, and other documentation as needed.

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Implementation

We work closely with your team to help them implement the documentation prepared into their day-to-day activities and support them wherever they need our assistance.

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Internal Audit

Our auditor will conduct internal audits to evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented processes and systems, identify any non-conformities, and provide recommendations for corrective action.

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MRM

We facilitate management review meetings with the top management to review the results of internal audits, assess the performance of the implemented systems, and make informed decisions on areas for improvement.

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Audit Support

Our team provides continuous support during external audits conducted by certification bodies. We help prepare your organization for the audit, address auditor queries, and ensure a smooth certification process.

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Certification

The final step in obtaining ISO certification that involves an audit conducted by a certification body.

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What are the benefits of ISO 14001:2015?
Improved Environmental Performance:

EMS helps organizations identify & manage their environmental impacts more effectively which improves environmental performance and reduces environmental footprint.

Compliance with Legal and Regulatory Requirements

Implementing EMS helps organizations ensure compliance with relevant environmental laws, regulations, and other requirements at local, national, and international levels.

Cost Savings:

By systematically managing environmental aspects and implementing measures to prevent pollution, conserve resources, and minimize waste, EMS can lead to cost savings through improved efficiency and reduced resource consumption.

Enhanced Reputation and Stakeholder Confidence & Competitive Advantage:

An EMS certification demonstrates an organization's commitment to environmental responsibility, enhancing its credibility among stakeholders. It also provides competitive advantage in the marketplace by differentiating the organization from competitors.

Risk Management:

EMS promotes a proactive approach to risk management by identifying, assessing, and mitigating environmental risks and opportunities. This helps organizations minimize the likelihood of environmental incidents and associated liabilities.

Improved Operational Efficiency:

EMS encourages organizations to adopt a systematic approach to environmental management, leading to improved operational efficiency, streamlined processes, and better resource utilization.

Access to Markets and Opportunities:

ISO 14001 certification may be a requirement for participating in certain markets, industries, or supply chains. It can open up new business opportunities and facilitate access to contracts, tenders, and partnerships.

Continuous Improvement:

EMS is based on the principle of continual improvement, encouraging organizations to set and review environmental objectives and targets, monitor performance, and take corrective and preventive actions to drive ongoing improvement.

 

Maintain Certification

The ISO 14001 Certification is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of Certification. After the 1st Year, there is a Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audit conducted in the consecutive 2 Years also called as Surveillance Audits.
A surveillance audit is conducted to ensure that an organization's management system continues to meet the requirements of a specific standard. In the context of ISO standards, such as ISO 14001 for environmental management systems, surveillance audits are a regular part of the ongoing assessment process after the initial certification.

Let’s learn with our ISO 14001:2015 Training
Training Certification FAQs 

We offer various ISO 14001 training programs, including awareness training, implementation training, internal auditor training, and lead auditor training. These courses are suitable for employees at all levels, from management to frontline staff, involved in implementing or maintaining an environmental management system.

No prerequisites are required for most ISO 14001 training courses. However, a basic understanding of EMS principles and familiarity with the ISO 14001 standard may be beneficial for certain advanced courses like internal & lead auditor.

The duration of ISO 14001 training certification varies depending on factors such as the type of training, the level of expertise, and the individual’s prior knowledge. Generally, training courses range from 1-7 days, with certification achieved upon successful completion of the training and any associated assessments. To know more…

The cost of ISO 14001 trainings can be gathered from our training pages. To know more

On-demand training refers to a flexible learning approach where participants have access to pre-recorded videos, exercises, & downloadable resources on our online platform which can be accessed on the web browser as well as our Android & iOS mobile application. This format allows learners to study at their own convenience, accessing content whenever and wherever they choose. To know more…

Our implementation workshops revolve around a unique learning approach for individuals to be able to implement the management system in their organization, where we also offer toolkits for realistic understanding of the standard. This toolkit helps implementers to understand every document and its applicability as per the ISO 14001 standard requirements.

For more information about ISO 14001 Certification, training options, pricing, and our services, please explore our website or read our blogs. You can also contact us…….we’re here to answer your questions and support your journey to certification.

Organization Certification FAQs 

ISO 14001 Certification benefits organizations by demonstrating their commitment to environmental responsibility, improving efficiency, reducing waste, enhancing reputation, and meeting regulatory requirements.

The steps typically include conducting a gap analysis, developing documentation, implementing processes, conducting internal audits, and undergoing external audits by accredited certification bodies. Our team guides organizations through each stage of the certification process.

The time to obtain ISO 14001 Certification varies depending on factors such as the organization’s size, complexity, and readiness. On average, it takes several months to a year to complete the certification process, including training, implementation, and audits.

Yes, ISO 14001 Consultancy can be conducted remotely, providing flexibility and convenience for organizations, especially in the current global landscape. Also, Certification audits are conducted remotely by Certification bodies globally which adhere to international standards and offer efficient and cost-effective solutions.

ISO 14001 Certification is valid for three years, subject to successful completion of annual surveillance audits. Renewal involves demonstrating ongoing compliance with the standard and continual improvement.

Surveillance audit is a periodic assessment conducted by a certification body to ensure that an organization’s management system continues to meet the requirements of the standard. Unlike initial certification audits, surveillance audits are conducted at regular intervals (typically annually) to monitor the ongoing effectiveness and compliance of the management system. These audits help ensure that the organization maintains its certification status and continues to improve its processes and performance over time.

ISO 14001 Certification doesn’t mandate specific changes to existing processes but encourages organizations to establish and improve environmental management systems. The extent of changes depends on the organization’s current practices and its commitment to environmental sustainability.

ISO 14001 Certification is voluntary, not mandatory for all businesses. However, it’s often required or preferred by customers, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to demonstrate environmental responsibility and compliance with environmental standards.

Selecting a Certification Body is a critical step in obtaining ISO certification. To select a certification body, consider factors such as accreditation, reputation, experience, cost, and geographic coverage. Look for a certification body accredited by a recognized accreditation body, with a solid reputation, relevant industry experience, competitive pricing, and the ability to provide services in your geographical area.

Yes, ISO 14001 Certification can help organizations win more contracts as it demonstrates a commitment to environmental responsibility and compliance. Many clients and partners prioritize working with environmentally conscious suppliers, making ISO 14001 Certification an asset in contract negotiations.

The cost of ISO 14001 Consultancy varies depending on factors such as the size of the organization, the scope of certification, etc. It’s essential to consider expenses related to training, documentation, internal audits, etc. when budgeting for certification.

We offer ongoing support, guidance, and resources to help organizations maintain and continually improve their quality management systems. This includes access to updated standards, training programs, webinars, and networking opportunities.

No, we are only a consulting firm and offer ISO 14001 consultancy, however we have associations with various Certification Bodies and can help you get certified.