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ISO 14001 Environmental Management Services

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Increase your market share with ISO 14001

ISO 14001 certification of your environmental management system can bring you financial benefits through increased market share by enabling your business to differentiate itself from your competitors as a responsible organisation.

Gaining ISO 14001 certification can provide access to environmentally demanding but high reward markets.




The benefits of this accreditation include:
  • Can lead to increased profits through process improvements, waste reduction and energy conservation.

  • Will enable your business to show stake holders your environmental credentials regarding tenders, improving your competitive advantage.

  • Provides a framework for managing and continually improving your environmental performance.

  • Demonstrates a companies legal and regulatory compliance.

  • Will assist with capturing your organisational knowledge by ensuring this information is properly documented, communicated and retained.  

  • The cyclical nature of this management system further ensures all system information is reviewed and updated regularly.

  • Your environmental management system should be straightforward and support rather than restrict your business operations and growth.  

  • It should be developed to compliment the business, fitting in with existing business practices.


What is ISO 14001?

ISO 14001 is a globally recognised environmental management standard published by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) providing a certifiable best practice framework for organising your environmental management system.

This can lead to your business securing the rewards of being fast to respond to changing market conditions, being rapidly driven towards sustainable business practices.

Many purchasing departments are moving towards stipulating conditions in Requests for Information (RFIs) where suppliers are required to have environmental credentials.

ISO 14001 has been designed to fit into any business, whatever size or sector and adoption of the standard has developed from its predominantly industrial and manufacturing beginnings to its current economy-wide application.

DEFRA and the UK Government openly support and
encourage the adoption of ISO 14001in their 2008 position statement on environmental management systems and in a survey carried out in 2007 7,323 UK businesses had gained certification with 154,572 certificates issued world wide, a global increase of 21% from 2006.

Ebdon Management Systems will strive to minimise the paperwork and time taken to apply the standard, therefore reducing time and costs

Ebdon Management Systems can help you with:

  • Initial ISO 14001 gap analysis.

  • Writing an Environmental Policy.

  • Development and implementation of an Environmental Management System manual.

  • Development and implementation of all EMS documentation systems.

  • Aspects, Impacts and Significance register.

  • Legislation register.

  • Waste contractor license register.

  • Setting yearly objectives and targets.

  • Emergency preparedness plans.

  • Carry out environmental audits of  site and processes.

  • Assistance in certification audits

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