Monthly Archives: March 2015

DECC Document: Approaches to ESOS Audits


After the issue of limited guidance from DECC (UK Department of Energy & Climate Change) and the Environment Agency on the expectations for the ESOS energy audit and assessment requirements & reporting  requirements, DECC have published a new ESOS document: … Continue reading

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Final IAF Guidance on the transition to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015


The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have published their final Informative Document on Information on the Transition of Management System Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 from ISO/IEC 17021:2011 (IAF ID 11:2015). The final publication follows a period of consultation and voting & … Continue reading

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Final IAF Guidance on the transition to ISO 14001:2015


As highlighted in an earlier post – Transition Guidance for ISO 14001:2015, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have published their final Informative Document on the Transition Planning Guidance for ISO 14001:2015 (IAF ID 10:2015). The final publication follows a period … Continue reading

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Eco Innovation Grants for ISO 14001 & ISO 50001


Until June 2015, Eco Innovation Grants are being made available for anyone implementing an ISO 14001 or ISO 50001 management system subject to qualifying criteria. Grants for Eco Innovation is a new scheme, funded by The European Regional Development Fund … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Advice


This post is the second of a series of two articles updating on the development of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and the opportunities to prepare for a smooth transition to the new International Standards later in the year. This … Continue reading

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ISO 14001:2015 Transition Advice


This post is the first of a series of two articles updating on the development of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and the opportunities to prepare for a smooth transition to the new International Standards later in the year. This … Continue reading

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