Blog archives: October 2013

Benefits to ISO Management Systems

Barriers and Benefits to ISO Management Systems

Getting a management system certified to ISO standard by a UKAS accredited certification body can offer a number of advantages to an organisation.

There is a lot written about why you should introduce a management system into your business, and why you should put in all the hard work to get it certified to an ISO standard. So here is our take on the potential benefits, and some of the...

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Posted on: 29/10/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Sustainability, Energy, Quality, Management system

Revisions to ISO 14001

Latest update on ISO 14001 revisions from AVISO – SMART, integrated and the wider environment

The working group at The International Organisation for Standardisation responsible for the revisions to ISO 14001:2015, met on 6th - 11th October in Bogota, Colombia. It was agreed that a draft text will be sent to all national standards bodies for a three month...

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Posted on: 21/10/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Sustainability, Energy, Management system

Environmental Management

Environmental Management - What does it mean?

Starting with what is key, for any business the most important factor for survival is to remain profitable, competitive and increase market share. However, with green consumerism playing an every larger part in the world economy businesses must treat their operational impact on the local and wider environment as a fundamental aspect of policy development and demonstrate engagement in this through better environmental management (Aiyub et...

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Posted on: 18/10/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Management system

ISO Certification

Making a business case for ISO certification

Certification to an ISO standard should not just be a tick-box exercise – it should also always offer real and measurable value to your business.

A quick search of the internet will yield hundreds of results on how ISO standards such as ISO 9001, Click here to read more...

Posted on: 08/10/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Sustainability, Energy, Quality, Integration, Management system

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