If your organisation is certified to ISO 14001:2004 and you would like to transition to the latest version of the Standard, you have until September 2018 to do so. To help you transition, the ISO 14001 2004 to ISO 14001 2015 conversion tool is available to download for free.
Designed for those thinking about updating their management system to the latest ISO 14001:2015 standard, this tool will help you identify the changes and provides guidance on adapting your existing quality management system.
- A summary of the key changes to the ISO 14001 standard
- Discussion of notable retentions
- Requirements for documented information
- Clause mapping
ISO 14001 was recently updated for 2015 to maintain its relevance in today’s marketplace, and to continue to enhance organisation’s environmental performance.
ISO 14001:2015 address the need for companies to factor in both external and internal elements that influence their impact, including climate volatility. The new version of the Standard also offers:
- A greater commitment from leadership
- An increased alignment with strategic direction
- Greater protection for the environment, with a focus on proactive initiatives
- More effective communication, driven through a communications strategy
- Lifecycle thinking, considering each stage of a product or service, from development to end-of-life.