ISO 14001 was first published in 1996 and specifies the actual requirements for an environmental management system (EMS). It applies to those environmental aspects which the organization has control over and which it can be expected to have an influence on.
ISO 14001 is often seen as the corner stone standard of the ISO 14000 series. However, it is not only the most well-known, but is the only ISO 14000 standard against which it is currently possible to be certified by an external certification authority. Having stated this, it does not itself state specific environmental performance criteria.
This standard is applicable to any organization that wishes to:
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