ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems
What Is ISO 14001 Accreditation?
ISO 14001 is a base standard program in ANAB’s fee schedule.
Benefits of implementing ISO 14001 environmental management systems include potential reduction in process by-products and wastes; greater employee awareness about the environment and the impact of their jobs on it; potential increased energy efficiency and energy conservation in design, production, and postproduction processes; creation of systematic structure for complying with environmental regulations; customer satisfaction/requirement; competitive advantage; ease of trade, avoiding non-tariff trade barriers; potential for improved market share; and improved image with community and environmental groups.
Please refer to the information about the accreditation process at How to Become an ANAB-Accredited Certification Body.
You can view the ISO 14001 application in .pdf format to understand specific requirements but the application process must be completed online via ANAB’s EQM database; first-time EQM users must register to create an account.
ISO 14001 Management Systems Accreditation Requirements
- How to Apply for Management Systems CB Accreditation
- Accreditation Requirements for Management Systems CBs
- ANAB Accreditation Rule 21
- ISO 14001:2015, Environmental management systems – Requirements with guidance for use
- ISO/IEC 17021-2:2016, Competence requirements for auditing and certification of environmental management systems
Available from IAF:
- IAF MD 17, Witnessing Activities for the Accreditation of Management Systems Certification Bodies
ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance.
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