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Certification According to ISO 14001

Economical and Efficient Operative Conservation

Valid and recognized around the world, the ISO 14001 environmental management system offers a framework for voluntary development of conservation measures – from things like saving energy to climate protection and waste removal. Our experts uncover areas of weakness in your environmental management and lay the foundations for a process of continual, verifiable improvements, thereby reducing environmental hazards and improving your eco-balance in the long-term.

Benefits at a Glance

ISO 14001 certification from TÜV Rheinland enables you to:

  • Reduce emissions, waste, and effluents
  • Save money through a targeted approach to resources
  • Minimize the risk of environmental liability
  • Ensure that you meet customers' and authorities' requirements
  • Promote environmentally friendly behavior among your employees
  • Improve your image in the eyes of customers, partners, and the public
  • Reach your own environmental goals

Six Steps towards more Environmental Balance

Our experienced and attentive experts analyze and evaluate your processes and systems. In only six steps:

1. Preliminary Audit

The auditors conduct a preliminary audit to determine whether any requirements associated with this standard have already been implemented in your company and, if so, which ones.

2. Documentation Review

The auditing team determines the extent to which the documentation of your eco-management concurs with the requirements of the EMAS.

3. Certification Audit

You demonstrate the practical application of your environmental management system and our auditors test its effectiveness.

4. Issue of Certificate

When all criteria has been fulfilled, your company will receive the certificate. It certifies the integrity of your environmental management system and its compliance with ISO 14001.

5. Surveillance Audits

Our annual surveillance audits support you in constantly upgrading the process.

6. Certification Renewal

Every three years there is a repeat audit for certification renewal. This ensures a continued process of improvement and demonstrating your long-term commitment to your partners and customers for improved food safety.

Online ISO 14001 Quick-Check

What is the standard of environmental management within our company? What are the typical themes one should be aware of during ISO 14001 certification? Our exclusive TÜV Rheinland Online ISO 14001 quick-check will answer any of your questions.

Anonymous and Direct

Gain an overview of the level of your company's environmental management with the online quick-check. You will receive the result in the form of a direct online evaluation, including a short assessment. The self-check takes from around 5 to 8 minutes. It is completely anonymous, and later identification of your company is impossible.

Benchmarking: What is Your Company's Standing?

A bar chart shows your results against the average results of all participants, allowing you to see where your company stands in comparison to others.

Step by Step towards an Integrated Strategy

Benefit from additional synergies by incorporating your environmental management system within an integrated management system strategy. You can, for instance, combine your environmental management system with a quality management system, occupational health and safety certification, or industry-specific standards.