ISO 14001:2015 – Have you made the move yet?

The revised International Standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS), ISO 14001, was launched back in September 2015. Companies already certified to the existing 2004 standard were given three years to make the transition to the revised standard. We are now halfway through that transition period, with the deadline of September 2018 creeping closer and closer. […]

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BS 8555: What is it and how it could benefit your business?

BS 8555 is a British Standard for a phased approach towards achieving a certified environmental management system. Environmental management systems can help organisations to understand the potential impacts they have on the environment, and help to control and minimise those impacts. Working towards a certified system for managing environmental impacts can provide many opportunities and benefits. A key benefit is that […]

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Time to Reflect – October

As the end of October signalled the clocks moving back an hour, we used the time to reflect on all of the activity around ethical practices. October marked the 1st UK Anti-Slavery Day since the introduction of section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act and was celebrated throughout the UK with events, supplier seminars, dinners […]

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Environmental Management Systems – The revision to ISO 14001

The revised international standard for Environmental Management Systems, ISO 14001, was published just over two months ago. This revision has introduced some new concepts, strengthened some clauses and attempted to clarify others more precisely, as well as introducing environmental management to the High Level Framework known as Annex SL. The upgrade to Annex SL will […]

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ISO14001 : 2015 – Panic, Paperwork, or Opportunity?

        Business Strategy and Management Systems Be honest, how do you feel about the imminent publication of ISO14001 :2015? Does it make you reach for the panic button, groan at the prospect of non-value-adding paperwork, or relish a real and significant opportunity to help you in running your business? If you answered […]

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