ISO 14001:2015 is now published

The new revised version of ISO 14001:2015, the world’s first international environmental management standard has been published. This marks the culmination of input from  environmental experts from 70 countries and is a significant milestone that will boost the profile of environmental management, putting it at the heart of business more so than ever before.

The new standard continues to help organizations keep up to date with changes in environmental management, but it also helps them to reduce waste, save energy and protect their reputation with investors, customers and the public. Written in the new “High Level Structure”, ISO 14001:2015 will also become easier to integrate with other management systems helping organizations make efficiencies and save time.

ISO 14001:2015 revision

ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems, the world’s first international environmental standard has been helping thousands of organizations to improve their environmental, sustainability and operational performance since it was first published as BS 7750 in 1992.

To ensure that ISO 14001 continue to serve organizations and maintain its relevance in today’s market place, the standard is being revised. The revision will not only address the change in environmental practices, but also ensure that the management system in future proof.

Companies, organizations and society have a global responsibility to grow without compromising resources for future generations. ISO 14001 was originally written with the environment in mind and that remains the priority for ISO 14001:2015.