A firm foundation is absolutely essential if you are to really build and demonstrate your cleaner corporate conscience. Having the right strategies and management systems in place (such as an EMS to the ISO14001 standard) is essential. Through our pragmatic approach we can assist you in developing simple and effective strategies and management systems that will give you the firm foundation that you need. So often management systems are under-utilised and contain untapped value. Through working with us you will have management systems that are embedded and fully utilised, for instance by using them to provide performance data to help you demonstrate your corporate responsibility.
Business Strategies and Management Systems
An Environmental Management System is becoming essential to winning work. If your business wins work by tender with public and private sectors or if you are part of the supply chain in a sector where environmental responsibility is taken seriously, you will increasingly be asked to demonstrate your own environmental commitment, often by demonstrating compliance to a standard such as ISO14001.
Are you being asked if your Health and Safety system is certified to the OHSAS 18001 standard?
Are you worried that it means having another management system?
If you already have a documented Health & Safety system and a documented environmental system (with or without ISO14001 certification) then OHSAS 18001 certification is likely to be a relatively small step, which we can help you achieve.
If you already have an Environmental Management System in place, you will know that you need to keep on top of your environmental responsibilities. You need to be aware of changes to legislation, ensure your employees are appropriately trained and be confident that your environmental procedures are adhered to.
If you need help understanding what corporate responsibility means to your business we can help with that. We can help you develop appropriate strategies, objectives and targets for you to measure and report to your stakeholders. In fact if we have developed your Environmental Management System then the chances are many of these will already be in place!
There has not been a time in the past ten years when the provenance of products and services has been under such spotlight. The scandals relating to horse meat and the tragic events in Bangladesh have highlighted the need to have more transparent supply chains and that procurement processes are robust with no contract leakage.
ISO9001 advice, guidance and support can be provided as part of wider project which encompasses elements of the ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 standards, however, we do not provide consultancy in achieving ISO9001 as a stand-alone project. The main focus for Responsible Solutions is the Environmental aspects of our clients business, however, in putting together standards, procedures and manuals we understand that Quality Assurance and Quality control processes are vital. Should your business need support in this area to assist with achieving your certification goals, we are happy to help and have experience of doing so with previous clients.