How ISO 14001 Will STOP Global Warming
Awareness of global warming has sky-rocket in recent years thanks to public campaigns from figures such as Sir David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg. The UK population is now more concerned than ever before and keen to do what they can to make a change and stop global warming.
ISO 14001 is the standard for Environmental Management Systems sometimes referred to as an EMS. Through implementing 14001 you begin to tackle the carbon footprint of your business by identifying all of the potentially detrimental impacts your company may have on the environment.
In the latest update of the standard published in 2015, emphasis was placed upon:
ISO Standards are carefully crafted to ensure that once they have been implemented, the continual and consistent improvement of company practices is possible. In the same way that the environment and the knowledge we have of it evolves, we know that your company does too.
Just 100 companies are said to be responsible for the production of 70% of the world’s greenhouses gasses since 1988 including fuel giants BP and Shell, however, both of these have since announced their plans to achieve carbon-neutral status within the next 30 years (Read more about that here). Alternative huge global companies like Apple, IKEA and Google have committed to the use of 100% renewable power. With such huge companies tackling their environmental responsibility, it’s about time we – the smaller UK businesses – considered our roles in the future of our planet.
When you implement ISO 14001 your business can benefit from:
We at Candy truly believe that ISO 14001 is the key to a healthier environment for us and future generations. Talk to one of our consultants today to find out more about ISO for your business.