Category Archives: ISO 14001

Make your move to ISO 14001:2015 this Year…


Friday, 15 September 2017 will the mark the start of a final year-long process, which began on 15 September 2015 – The three-year transition period for users of ISO 14001:2004 & that will end on Friday, 14 September 2018. And … Continue reading

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ISO 14001:2015 Interpretations Available


As reported in an earlier post (Interpretation Process for ISO 14001:2015), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a process to clarify the intent of ISO 14001:2015. The ISO process allows for interpretations to be provided by each National Member … Continue reading

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How to get ISO 14001:2015 for free!


As an update to an earlier post (How to get ISO 14001:2004 for free!), there is a little known fact is that the requirement clauses of ISO 14001:2015 are available for free within a European Union Regulation. European Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading

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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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