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ISO 14001 Certification & Auditing

Environmental Management System

Meet Industry and Regulatory Environmental Expectations with ISO 14001 Certification

ISO 14001 is internationally recognized as the leading environmental management system (EMS) standard and is suitable for organizations of all sizes. The ISO 14001 standard provides a systematic framework for integrating environmental management practices by supporting environmental protection, pollution prevention, waste minimization, as well as energy and materials consumption reduction.

In addition to implementing ISO 14001, many organizations choose to further improve their environmental performance management by enacting the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

Why ISO 14001 Certification is Important

Organizations that obtain ISO 14001 certification demonstrate their commitment to continuous improvement and reduced environmental impact. ISO 14001 certification can significantly improve your bargaining position when taking part in public and private green procurement tenders. As consumers are becoming increasingly aware of environmental and ecological issues, ISO 14001 certification helps your brand stand out as a responsible provider.

Companies that implement the ISO 14001 EMS aim to minimize wastage, from materials to energy consumption, throughout the supply chain and can thereby reduce cost. Beyond demonstrating that your organization is committed to sustainability, ISO 14001 certification may also reduce the risk of regulatory and environmental liabilities.

HElping Organizations Achieve ISO 14001 Certification

As an internationally accredited Certification Body, TÜV SÜD provides the expertise and experience to assess your organization to the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard. For a thorough understanding of the requirements, we also provide public and private trainings. Before a certification audit can take place, your organization will need to implement the management system, documenting its effectiveness and compliance to the standard requirements.

TÜV SÜD provides ISO 14001 certification services for organizations around the world and across industries. TÜV SÜD facilitates an efficient process for organizations which are approaching the ISO 14001 certification process.

Steps to ISO 14001 Certification

  1. Stage 1 audit: Readiness review
  2. Stage 2 audit: On-site
  3. Your organization identifies and implements measures to correct the root cause of any nonconformances identified by the audit.
  4. Issuance of ISO 14001 certificate
  5. Annual surveillance audit to maintain ISO 14001 certificate

For brands that wish to further enhance their environmental management credentials, we can also provide Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) compliance assessment.

Why Choose TÜV SÜD

TÜV SÜD is accredited by DAkkS and other European Accreditation Bodies under the European co-operation for Accreditation Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA), and by ANAB (U.S.) and JAS-ANZ (Australia and New Zealand) under the International Accreditation Forum Multilateral Agreement (IAF-MLA). This ensures that ISO 14001 certification is conducted with the highest degree of professionalism and conformance to international guidelines and standards.

Our international network enables us to serve organizations worldwide and certify their compliance to ISO 14001 on a global scale. TÜV SÜD’s experts hold international and national accreditations to satisfy local requirements for combined auditing exercises. In addition, our auditors are required to follow a strict code of conduct that ensures complete independence. In addition to offering comprehensive evaluations and reports, we can provide you with our TÜV SÜD certification mark, which is globally recognized and synonymous with quality and safety.

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ISO 14001 Environmental Management

A quick introduction to the leading system standard for environmental management

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Leading the Charge to Change with ISO 14001

Leading the Charge to Change with ISO 14001

Jump start or improve your environmental management system (EMS)

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The Benefits of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 in an Organization

The Benefits of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001

Strike a balance between operational efficiency and energy efficient sustainable development

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The Growing Importance of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 Certifications for Global Organizations

Importance of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 Certifications for Global Organizations

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