Category Archives: ISO 14001

World Standards Day 2016


Each year on 14 October, the members of the IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day, which is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop the voluntary technical agreements … Continue reading

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IAF Study may lead to global database of Management Systems certificates


Following ISO’s decision to cancel a project to establish a global database of management systems certificates in 2014, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has been exploring the feasibility of developing a similar database. It is widely recognised that an international database would … Continue reading

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Do you have a sense of proportion about your EMS?


During one of the wettest days in August 2016 (well, it is only the 1 August 2016 but it already looks set for several days rain in my part of the United Kingdom), I was introduced to a useful (fun) website … Continue reading

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Interpretation Process for ISO 14001:2015


As part of the publication of ISO 14001:2015, the ISO TC207 Sub-Committee SC1 agreed an Interpretation Process at their plenary meeting in New Delhi, India on 10 September 2015. Their resolution has gone, largely, unnoticed until now but it has wider implications for … Continue reading

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