Issue 80: The Quality-Sustainability Nexus: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 | Mariela Koenig, Aberdeen Group
International standards provide rules and guidance for how companies can compete globally. These standards support a level playing field from two angles: first is that by complying, everyone has the chance to succeed. Second, is the confidence that everyone plays by the same set of rules.
Aberdeen has found that manufacturing companies’ quality compliance efforts converge with the ISO 14001 guidelines for environmental management, as quality and sustainability standards drive operational effectiveness.
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