ISO 14000


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ISO 14000

Refers to a series of voluntary standards for implementation and auditing of environmental controls previously agreed upon by a community or required by statute. The term is internationally recognized. In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refers to the standards as Voluntary Environmental Management Systems/ISO 14001.

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They have been examined under extreme conditions, are ISO9001 certified for quality, ISO 18001 certified for safety and ISO 14000 for the environment.
It also explains its relation to ISO 14000 on environmental management, ISO 26000 on social responsibility and ISO 15392 for sustainability in building construction.
Speaking to the children in the 11th Awards Ceremony of International Certificates of the Kids' ISO 14000 Program, held at the United Nations University, Al-Mutairi started his message with "Omedetou gozaimasu (Congratulations)" and commented on the program from the perspectives of the both countries.
TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES with the ISO 14000 family of International Standards
In Europe, two EMS-s are most commonly used: ISO 14000 series of norms and EMAS (Eco Management and Audit Scheme).
One of the first steps businesses often take in becoming more environmentally responsible is the creation of an environmental management system, or EMS, often based on the ISO 14000 family of international standards.
20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems , the worldwide leader in Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and USB-based authentication solutions, and a leading innovator in enterprise secure content management, today announced it has gained ISO 14000 certification.
Earlier this year, QSU acquired International Environmental Systems Update, a monthly newsletter covering the ISO 14000 family of standards on environmental management systems, from BSI Management Systems (Reston, VA).
The Scrap3 program is marketed as being compatible with existing certification methods such as ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, yet more industry-specific.
Other presentations include: ISO 14000 Implementation, Environmental Issues, Energy Conservation and a Mill Manager's Panel.
ISO 14000, a group of standards designed to improve environmental management techniques, is described at the ISO's website as "a wide-ranging portfolio of standards for sampling and test methods to deal with specific environmental challenges" such as maintaining the quality of air, water, and soil.