Recognised throughout the world as benchmarks for companies; ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and ISO 50 001 may not be specifically performance orientated though achievement provides a means to display credentials that are easily understood – third-party certification by a UKAS accredited certification body to an internationally recognised standard ratified by the International Standards Organisation (ISO).
Certification is also a means to differentiate a company from a competitor and improve tender opportunities in many situations. Certification can add-value but often it is simply the seal of approval.
EnviroSense was worked with many standards and helped numerous companies achieve certification. A simple rule is employed – keep it simple.
ISO 14001, 50 001 and 9001 all require a management system. The greater the complexity of the management system, then the greater potential for failure and as mentioned, careful planning and implementation is the key to success.