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ISO 14001

As more of the population becomes conscious of the adverse effects of industrial development on the environment, “going green” has become more than just a buzzword; it’s become part of a cultural shift. Using the same process-based approach as ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 can help companies reduce waste and improve both profitability and public image. An ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) can easily be integrated with your organization’s existing quality or occupational health and safety management systems.

Why do you need a consultant?

TThe ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard can be a tough document to comprehend. It is written in quasi-legal language and points out requirements in terribly general terms. This was deliberate because it is written to be applicable to any form of environmental business activity. An experienced ISO 9001 consultant will assist you in applying the standard to your specific business processes.

QIA conducts all of our consulting services to our client’s specific preferences. We will customize our methods to meet our client’s needs to guarantee their 100% satisfaction. It is our experience that the following three points of consulting are in the greatest demand by our clients.

ISO 14001 sets the standard for Environmental Management Systems

If you need to abate waste management cost and demonstrate your commitment to protecting and safeguarding the environment, an organization should seek to attain the ISO 14001 certification. Implementing this global standard will facilitate your organization’s ability to meet the requirements of the ever increasing and demanding environmental laws and regulations, as well as building trust with customers and different stakeholders.

There are no boundaries on business size or type and any business sector can implement the ISO 14001 standard and apply for certification of their environmental management plan. Our expert consultants can provide you with all the guidance and advice you need to develop compliant policies for your organization.

Here are some benefits of using the ISO 14001 framework:

  1. Reduces environmental impact. Identify cost savings, particularly with your resources, and waste and energy management

  2. Saves on consumption of energy and materials. Improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact across your product life cycle

  3. Quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of your operations

  4. Lays a framework for continual process assessment and improvement. Ensure your organization understands and complies with environmental legislation, so reducing the likelihood of fines and prosecutions

  5. Improves corporate image and credibility among regulators, customers and the public Improve the environmental performance of your supply chain

  6. Reduces risk of legal or regulatory penalties and also potentially reduce the costs of public liability insurance for your organization

  7. Clearly identify leadership responsibilities and improve employee engagement through improved communications

Basic Overview of ISO 14001 Consulting Process

Stage 1

Understanding and Implementation ISO 14001 to create awareness among the top and midlevel management staffs of all the members of the company. Introductory Training, Process Mapping & Planning are the aim of this stage.

Stage 2

Environmental Aspects/Impacts Identification, Set Objectives & Targets, Emergency Planning, Implementation & Operation. This stage focuses on implementation of the organization Environmental Management System. The aim is to ensure the Environmental Management System is flawlessly implemented and expected benefits are fully realized.

Stage 3

Training Deployment, Internal Audit, Management Review. Upon completion, the Consultant will assist Client’s EMS Team to take corrective and preventive actions on findings of the internal auditing. Later he/she will carry out a system assessment of the complete new documented system. Consultant will point out omissions, errors, and any other inadequacies and help Client correct these inadequacies. The aim is to ensure the organization's verification system provides stakeholders with the assurance and insight to improve performance, if required.


QIA offers a wide variety of professional services, such as, ISO 9001:2015 consulting and training to assist in transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 to the new 2015 standard. In addition, We offer consulting, Auditing and Training for a wide variety of standards.

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