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What is ISO 14000?ISO 14000 is a series of International Standards onEnvironmental Management.It provides a framework for the development of an environmentalmanagement system and the supporting audit program.The main thrust for its development came as a result of the RioSummit on the Environment held in 1992.
List of ISO 14000 series standards• ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems. (Requirements withguidance for use )• I SO 14004 Environmental management systems (General guidelines on principles, systems and support techniques)• ISO 14015 Environmental assessment of sites and organizations• ISO 14020 series (14020 to 14025) Environmental labels and declarations• ISO 14030 discusses post production environmental assessment• ISO 14031 Environmental performance evaluation—Guidelines• ISO 14040 series (14040 to 14049), Life Cycle Assessment, LCA, discusses pre-productionplanning and environment goal setting.• ISO 14050 terms and definitions.• ISO 14062 discusses making improvements to environmental impact goals.• ISO 14063 Environmental communication—Guidelines and examples• ISO 14064 Measuring, quantifying, and reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions.
What is ISO 14001? ISO 14001 is the corner stone standard of the ISO 14000 series. It specifies a framework of control for an Environmental Management System against which an organization can be certified by a third party.• ISO 14001 based on EMS (Environmental Management System) Policy Manual.• The goal is for organizations to control the impacts that their activities, products and services have on the environment. ISO 14001 consists of: General Requirements Environmental Policy Planning Implementation and operation Checking and corrective action Management review
To Whom Do the Standards Apply? Standard is Voluntary Large and Small Business & Industry anywhere in the world Products or Service Sectors (Garments , Hospitals, Hotels, etc.) Applicable to all types of organizations (Private , Public, or governmental )
Why ? ISO 14001 to us• Implement, Maintain and Improve an Environmental ManagementSystem• Minimize harmful effects on the environment caused by its activities• Achieve continual improvement of its environmental performance Assure itself of its conformance with its own stated environmentalpolicy Ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations
• Seek certification of its environmental management system by anexternal third party organization• Marketing Tool: Shows customers, shareholders, vendors, etc. thatwe are a “Good Corporate Citizen”• Increase access to new customers and business partners• Demonstrate an innovative and forward thinking approach tocustomers and prospective employees• Better manage our environmental risks, now and in the future Enhance our reputation
We must do - Today and Everyday – We must REUSE, REDUCE, RECYCLE – We must REUSE our old glass bottles – We must REDUCE the use of paper – We must RECYCLE the newspaper – We must REUSE the seeds and replant – We must REDUCE the plastic we use – We must RECYCLE things we can’t reuse
You can - RE USE Newspaper, Magazines as wrapping paper. Cut used paper as a message pad. Old Curtains, Sheets as rags for cleaning purpose. Never throw away an old book, donate it or give it someone. If you receive a gift in a gift bag, save it and reuse that bag. Seeds from Fruits and Vegetables to replant. Old clothes donated to charity. Use a re useable bags for your grocery shopping.
You can - REDUCERe duce the amount of things you throw away by seeing if you can Re use them first.When making photo copies use the double sided printing.1-2 minutes less in your shower time.Use portion controlled scathes for sauce, sugar, milk.Read online and cut down on buying newspapers.Use e-mails for internal communication to re duce paper.Have your own home garden and re duce your buying.Use SMS to re duce your mobile bill.Turn off the light, computer A /C before leaving your workplace.Think before you print.
How to save Energy at Home ?Do replace a burnt-out light bulb with a new compact fluorescent bulb (CFL)Switch off the lights of the rooms you are not using.Charge your Cell phones through USB.Use as much Sunlight as possible.Use Solar Lamp for Studies.Don’t spoil water at home.Efficient usage of Electric Cooking System.Dont leave the refrigerator door openDo turn off dripping faucetsDont take a long bath - take a short shower instead.Do close the curtains during hot summer days to block the sun.
Protect the Land, the Air, and the Waterby Preventing or Reducing Pollution