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Updated ISO 14004 Environmental Management Guidance Standard Published

Following the revision of the ISO 14001 environmental management systems standard, the International Organization for Standardization today released the updated version of its complementary standard, ISO 14004, to helps organizations get the most out of their environmental management system. Managing environmental impacts — and the effects they have on business … Read more »

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5 EHS, Quality Management Predictions for 2016

The environment, health and safety sector saw significant changes in 2015, with increasing regulatory pressures such as changes to the OSHA fine structure and updates to ISO 9001 quality management systems and ISO 14001 environmental management systems, according to an Intelex Technologies blog. The EHS software provider says the macro … Read more »

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ISO 14004: Bring Environmental Management System Benefits to Your Business

Following the new ISO 14001 environmental management systems standard, the revision of its complementary standard, ISO 14004, has reached final draft stage and is slated for release on March 1, 2016. The revised ISO 14004 aims to help organizations integrate an environmental management system such as ISO 14001 effectively into … Read more »

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Help for Companies Seeking ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Certification

With the updates this year to ISO 9001 quality management systems and ISO 14001 environmental management systems, and in light of the 2018 transition deadline, Bureau Veritas is launching a suite of tools to help companies achieve the new standards and retain certification, or target certification for the first time. … Read more »

Businesses Save Millions by Adopting ISO 14001 Standard

An increasing number of global businesses are adopting the international environmental management systems standard ISO 14001, according to the latest ISO 14001 data, which shows that the number of certificates issued worldwide has grown 7 percent in one year. The worldwide total of certificates now stands at 324,148. Data published … Read more »

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Updated ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Released

The International Organization for Standardization today published its much-anticipated updated ISO 14001 environmental management systems. More than 300,000 organizations globally use the environmental management standard and have achieved ISO 14001 certification. ISO says the updated standard will better support businesses as they manage growing environmental risks and take advantage of … Read more »

TechWaste Recycling Earns Responsible Recycler Certification

TechWaste Recycling, an electronics recycler providing electronics recycling, secure data destruction, and IT asset disposition services, has received Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2), ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications recognized by the EPA for its Southern California facility. Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI), the governing body of the R2 standard, … Read more »

ISO 14001 Revision Nears Completion

The working group revising the international environmental management systems standard ISO 14001 has finalized the technical requirements of the new standard. ISO 14001:2015 contains significant changes to the 2004 edition, including requirements to: understand the strategic context of the organization and the needs and expectations of interested parties; integrate environmental … Read more »

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Adidas to Use Plastic Waste in Products

The adidas Group has partnered with the Parley for the Oceans initiative to develop materials from ocean plastic waste that will then be used in its products beginning in 2016. The company also announced that it will phase out the use of plastic bags in its retail stores. The partnership … Read more »

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Accenture Reduces Emissions 43%

By the end of fiscal year 2014, Accenture reduced its employee carbon emissions by 43 percent against its 2007 baseline — exceeding its target by 8 percent. The global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company reported details about its 2014 environmental impact in its 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, Making a … Read more »

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SGS Provides ISO 14001 Revision Training

SGS has launched a suite of training and audit services to help companies transition from ISO 14001:2004 to the new version of the environmental management standard, which is due by the end of the year. ISO/DIS 14001, the first formal draft of ISO 14001:2015, describes the potential requirements of the … Read more »

Stadiums Increase Water Conservation Efforts

As many parts of the US deal with water shortages, stadium and arena operators are using a number of different methods to increase their water conservation measures, according to the New York Times. In some areas, local utilities are helping. Stadium Management Company, which runs Sports Authority Field at Mile … Read more »