ISO 14001 Certification FAQs



Gaining certification for ISO 14001 might seem daunting at first, especially if you've never taken a structured approach to environmental management in your company. These ISO 14001 FAQs are designed to offer an explanation of some of the key areas your business needs to consider in order to achieve ISO 14001 Certification.

What is ISO 14001?

ISO 14001 is an international standard in environmental management which is upheld by the International Standards Organization (ISO). The ISO 14001 standard provides the template for a business to develop an Environmental Management System.

How does ISO 14001 affect my business?

ISO 14001 allows an organisation to put processes in place which reduce their environmental impact and carbon footprint. By following the standard your business can avoid activities which negatively impact the environment, as well as gaining numerous benefits.

What is an Environmental Management System?

The EMS organises the systems and processes your business needs to follow in order to comply with ISO 14001 and gain certification. The management system is formed to meet a series of goals or objectives that your business wants to achieve.

How much does ISO 14001 Certification cost?

ISO 14001 Certification is specific to our client's own business. Therefore, there is no standard pricing structure to gain certification. The price is affected by a number of factors which include the number of staff and office locations. Our staff can provide an instant tailored quote via our quote request form.

When does my ISO 14001 Certification expire?

Certification is granted on a three year cycle. Each year Stroma Certification will undertake an annual assessment to check that the EMS is still compliant. Then at the end of a three year cycle your EMS will be re-certified.

How will ISO 14001 benefit my business?

You can read about the potential benefits of ISO 14001 Certification on our ISO 14001 Benefits page.



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