Description of system
Environmental management systems. Usage requirements and guidelines
Today many companies look for the way to limit the negative impact on the environment. The ecological awareness increases along with requirements in the scope of environmental protection. Finding solutions to problems related to this issue is not only a challenge to scientists and politicians but also to entrepreneurs who most often have direct influence on the surrounding environment. One of the opportunity of deliberate and effective elimination of adverse environmental factors is the implementation and certification of the environmental management system.
The ISO 14001 standard is worked out in such a way that it is applicable to various types of organisations, operating in different industries and in many different social-cultural and geographic circumstances.
The basic objective of the ISO 14001 standard is to support the organisation regardless of its character, size and type in management of its activities, products and services on environment and minimizing of this impact and effective usage of available resources.
The substantial objective of the environmental management system is to create respective conditions for functioning of organisation in such a way that adverse factors affecting the environment are minimized.