ISO 14001 Certification

Implement an environmental management system

ISO 14001 places environmental management at the core of your business. It is an internationally recognised standard which can reduce your environmental impact, reduce your costs and improve both your brand and growth prospects. By achieving ISO 14001 Certification, your business will have implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) which regulates its environmental impact.

Increasingly, environmental issues are being debated in the context of industry. Political and legal voices of influence have resulted in a greater examination of organisational impact on the environment by both government and customers. ISO 14001 is the mechanism by which you can demonstrate environmental compliance within your organisation. By committing to ISO 14001 you can actually save money, by streamlining expensive resource-rich processes and introducing an efficient, green approach throughout your business.

How does ISO 14001 Certification benefit my business?

ISO 14001 Certification brings more efficiency into your business by cutting unnecessary processes and reducing costs. By running a more compliant business you are alert to new opportunities and can easily operate in an increasingly green conscious economy. Stroma Certification is approved to provide an ISO 14001 Certification scheme and our assessment team can certify your organisation to this recognised environmental management standard.

We provide ASCB approved ISO 14001 Certification of an Environmental Management System (EMS) against the standard to ensure your business processes follow good environmental practices. You can request an instant quote for ISO 14001 today.

Benefits of ISO 14001 Certification

Defined environmental policy

Reduces carbon footprint

Boosts Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Complies with legal and legislative requirements

Demonstrates a 'Green' brand to customers

Cuts unnecessary processes

What are the ISO 14001 requirements?

There are four areas (or clauses) that make up the ISO 14001 standard. Clause 4 contains a number of requirements which have to be fulfilled in a compliant EMS:

  • General requirements
  • Environmental Policy
  • Planning
  • Implementation and Operation
  • Checking
  • Management Review

The following is a list of documents which should form part of a compliant EMS:

  • Scope of Environmental Management System – an explanation of the EMS and how it operates
  • Environmental Policy – documents the goals of the organisation and the responsibilities of staff
  • Environmental Aspects – identified aspects of environmental impact by the business
  • Environmental Objectives, Targets & Programs – an explanation of how the business will achieve the Environmental Policy goals
  • Roles, Responsibilities & Authorities – the responsibilities for environmental management within the business
  • Competence, Awareness & Training Records – records relating to the competencies and training requirements for ISO 14001
  • Decision for External Communication – whether environmental aspects are communicated externally
  • Operational Control Procedures – controls which reduce the environmental impact of the business
  • Monitoring Performance Information – monitoring of aspects which may have an environmental impact
  • Calibration Records – for equipment used to monitor compliance of the EMS
  • Evaluation of Compliance Records – records of environmental audits
  • Nonconformity, Corrective Action & Preventative Action Records – records of corrective action when non-conformities occur
  • Internal Audit Records – records of EMS compliance
  • Management Review Records – records of management reviews

How we certify to ISO 14001

We consider each business individually when designing a certification programme for ISO 14001. We can support your business to set-up your EMS and then guide you through the process of certification. Whatever stage your business is at, Stroma Certification will build a competitively priced package to deliver a compliant Environmental Management System (EMS).

Our simple 4 stage certification* and surveillance procedure will ensure that your EMS never falls below the ISO 14001 requirements for certification.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 1

Request an instant ISO 14001 quote then complete a simple online application.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 2
Initial Certification

Our auditor completes a bespoke audit plan and awards certification.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 3
Surveillance Audits

Every 12 months your EMS is audited to maintain its compliance.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 4

Every 3 years your EMS will be audited and a new certification will be issued.

ISO 14001 Certification lasts for a period of 3 years before it needs to be renewed. You can trust our expert audit team to ensure that your EMS is regularly checked for compliance throughout your certification.

Scope of Certification

Stroma Certification's scope of certification covers the following sectors:

  • Section C - Manufacturing.
  • Section D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply.
  • Section E - Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities.
  • Section F - Construction.
  • Section G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.
  • Section H - Transportation and storage.
  • Section I - Accommodation and food service activities.
  • Section J - Information and communication.
  • Section K - Financial and insurance activities.
  • Section L - Real estate activities.
  • Section M - Professional, scientific and technical activities.
  • Section N - Administrative and support service activities.
  • Section O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security.
  • Section P - Education.
  • Section Q - Human health and social work activities.
  • Section R - Arts, entertainment and recreation.
  • Section S - Other service activities.

The scope of certification is in accordance with our approval status and as documented here. If you are uncertain if the scope of your business activities are covered by our scope of certification, please contact Stroma Certification to discuss this further.

Certification Scheme Information

Stroma Certification's ISO 14001 Certification scheme documents are made available to the public, applicants and certified Organisations through a downloadable ISO Certification (ASCB) members pack that contains the following:

  • ISO Certification Scheme Application Form
    • To be completed for those Organisations requiring certification of their ISO 14001 Environmental Management System or alternatively the online application can be completed.
  • Scheme Membership Handbook
    • Documents the certification scheme processes for granting, refusing, maintaining, renewing, suspending, restoring or withdrawing certification or expanding or reducing the scope of certification.
  • Impartiality Policy
    • Documents Stroma Certification's commitment to ensuring impartiality in all aspects of our certification and business activities. Further information is also available on the Consumer Advice page.
  • Complaints & Appeals Policy
    • Documents how a complaint or appeal can be notified to Stroma Certification and how it will be dealt with. Further information is also available on the Consumer Advice page.
  • Support Policy
    • Documents the means by which Stroma Certification can be contacted concerning ISO 14001 certification and other business related activities.
  • Privacy Policy
    • Documents Stroma’s commitment and procedures for ensuring that the personal data collected and used in our certification and business activities is in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. Further information is also available on the Data Protection page.

If you are unclear on any aspect of the certification process please contact Stroma Certification by emailing or telephone 0845 621 11 11.

How much does ISO 14001 Certification cost?

The price of ISO 14001 Certification starts from £1295+VAT. It is dependent on how many staff you employ, the number of office locations within your business and a number of other factors.

Stroma Certification commits to providing a bespoke certification programme for your business. Our auditors will use their skills, knowledge and experience to certify your Environmental Management System against the ISO standard.

Existing Stroma Certification members can combine ISO 14001 with another certification scheme membership and gain compliance in a single assessment visit. Already ISO certified? Then transfer your certification to Stroma for a competitive ISO 14001 Certification fee.

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