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Viewopoints on environmental auditing & the impact of certification / accreditation on business

ISO 50001:2018 Transition


As reported in earlier posts (ISO 50001:2018 for Energy Management Systems published & UKAS Technical Bulletin – Imminent Publication of ISO 50001: 2018 published), ISO 5001:2018 has been published (21 August 2018). What are the implications on organisations holding existing ISO 50001:2011 … Continue reading

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The Sands of Time run out of ISO 14001:2015 Transition


Today (15 September 2018) sees the end of the well-publicised 3-year long-transition period to move to ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 9001:2015 certification. It is not a “hard deadline” after all as it has long been recognised from earlier articles (see … Continue reading

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Only one Working Day before the ISO 14001:2015 transition deadline


Today (14 September 2018) sees the final working day before the end of the well-publicised 3-year long-transition period to move to ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 9001:2015 certification. Tomorrow’s deadline is not a “hard deadline”. After all as it has long … Continue reading

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How to develop Water Efficiency KPIs


Within the development of an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001:2015, it is important to develop Environmental Objectives under Clause 6.2 (Environmental objectives and planning to achieve them) and other linked requirements. One, often, neglected type of Environment … Continue reading

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How is the ISO 14001:2015 Transition going?


In my earlier post (Has ISO 14001:2015 stalled?), I looked at the ISO Survey information to see the take-up of ISO 14001:2015. Now one year on, a new ISO Survey for 2017 has been published. So what is new in this … Continue reading

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ESOS Newsletter (August 2018)


As part of the Environment Agencies commitment to keep ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme stakeholders informed of the regulatory and procedural process, they have published their first newsletter for 2018. The Newsletter published jointly by the Environment Agencies for the … Continue reading

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UKAS Technical Bulletin – Imminent Publication of ISO 50001: 2018 published


The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) have already posted a Technical Bulletin – Imminent Publication of ISO 50001: 2018 earlier in July 2018 but it is most appropriate to reiterate the contents of this Technical Bulletin following the publication of … Continue reading

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