ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System

Target Audience

ISO 14001 is addressed to organizations seeking to manage their environmental responsibilities in a systematic way in order to contribute to environmental sustainability. ISO 14001 is applicable to organizations of all types, regardless of their size, activity and sector and is related to the environmental aspect of their activities, products and services.


The Benefits:

The benefits that can be gained from the implementation and certification against ISO 14001 are:

  • Improving environmental performance.
  • Significant economic and environmental benefits. These include the reduction of raw materials and resources, reduced energy consumption, reduced waste production while reducing disposal costs and, finally, improved process efficiency (related to productivity issues, waste, compliance with current legislation, bureaucracy, etc.).
  • Competitive advantage, as the environmental protection can improve the public image of the company and increase its market share.

New version of the Standard

Audits based on the previous version of the standard, ISO 14001:2004, ceased to be performed since 15/3/2018. Similarly, ISO 14001:2004 certificates will not be valid from 15/9/2018. Contact us to get informed about the changes required to update your certificate to the new version ISO 14001:2015.

Certification Process / Required Documents

The Organization interested to achieve certification against ISO 14001 Standard requirements contacts BQC and fills in the certification application  Annex ISO 14001.

An initial audit is conducted and if successful, a certificate of compliance is issued that is valid for 3 years, provided that the organization undergoes annual audits.

Why choose BQC

The Certificates issued by BQC are internationally recognized. BQC cooperates with experienced inspectors and experts from all over the world, ensuring the most updated and professional knowledge in any business sector.