Improving your Environmental Management System
With the increasing demand for businesses to be greener, environmental management is a key focus for all organizations. Using the correct standards can help your organisation improve their environmental performance, business efficiency, identify technological innovations, and save money.
Putting an environmental management system (EMS) at the heart of your organization’s operations can help you to meet environmental regulations, and improve efficiency and environmental performance.
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BS 8555:2016 Environmental management systems - Phased implementation - Guide
BS 8555 provides a way for businesses of any size to improve their environmental performance by building an environmental management system (EMS) in five phased stages. This is a more manageable approach for SMEs. They can stop at any stage, but at the same time it puts them on track to achieve certification to the international environmental management systems standard, BS EN ISO 14001:2015 if that is what they want to do.
ISO 14004:2016 is available
The revised ISO 14004:2016 Environmental management systems. General on implementation helps organizations of all types and sizes to establish and maintain their Environmental Management System (EMS), coordinating this with smoother management operations. ISO 14004 looks at all the relevant elements of an environmental management system to help organizations with their decision making. The standard includes practical guidelines on the successful implementation and operation of an EMS, performance testing and doing management reviews. Thanks to the its high level of detail, it can provide particular support to those who might have less resources or feel uncertain about where to start. It can be used both in conjunction with ISO 14001:2015 and on its own.
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ISO 14001:2015 Environmental management systems. Requirements with guidance for use
ISO 14001:2015 puts environmental management at the heart of your organization’s operations to help improve efficiency, environmental performance and compliance to regulation. Suitable for all sizes of organization, this best-selling standard maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective Environmental Management System (EMS) including policies and objectives. It can help your organization reduce its environmental impact as well as grow your business.
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Environmental Management Bundle: Save 30% on our essential environmental management standards - ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 14004:2016
Our Environmental Management Bundle contains ISO 14001:2015 and its sister guidance standard ISO 14004:2016 - everything you need to ensure your organization is doing all it can to demonstrate its commitment to responsible business practices, as well as optimizing its environmental performance.
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White paper: Ten simple steps for your small business to manage environmental impacts and boost growth
In this free white paper - Ten simple steps for your small business to manage environmental impacts and boost growth - we look at 10 things companies do which go towards supporting the effort to achieve environmentally sustainable working practices.
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BSI's suite of standards offer good practice guidance for all aspects of environmental management, from measuring and reporting GHG emissions or managing water use to setting up an environmental management system. They can help organizations meet EU ETS and comply with waste regulations.
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