ISO 14000


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ISO 14000

Set of generic standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to give business a method by which to measure environmental impacts.
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Primary goal of this study is to discover if application of ISO 9000 and/or ISO 14000 management systems as sophisticated modern management methodic complexes has positive effect on awareness of an owner or top management of enterprise's sustainability/CSR (corporate social responsibility) priorities.
Kuwait was the first among the Middle East countries to develop the Kids' ISO 14000 program in 2007, and the first Arabic Version of the Workbook of Introductory Level of this program was published by the collaboration between International Art and Technology Cooperation Organization (ArTech) and Kuwait's Ministry of Education in the same year," the diplomat said.
TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES with the ISO 14000 family of International Standards
Para 1992, un comite tecnico compuesto de 43 miembros activos y 15 miembros observadores habia sido formado y el desarrollo de lo que hoy conocemos como ISO 14000 estaba en camino.
One of the first steps businesses often take in becoming more environmentally responsible is the creation of an environmental management system, or EMS, often based on the ISO 14000 family of international standards.
Developed in 1992, ISO 14000 is a series of voluntary standards on environmental management tools and systems developed and maintained by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization.
Earlier this year, QSU acquired International Environmental Systems Update, a monthly newsletter covering the ISO 14000 family of standards on environmental management systems, from BSI Management Systems (Reston, VA).
The Scrap3 program is marketed as being compatible with existing certification methods such as ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, yet more industry-specific.
Other presentations include: ISO 14000 Implementation, Environmental Issues, Energy Conservation and a Mill Manager's Panel.
ISO 14000, a group of standards designed to improve environmental management techniques, is described at the ISO's website as "a wide-ranging portfolio of standards for sampling and test methods to deal with specific environmental challenges" such as maintaining the quality of air, water, and soil.
The EMAS and ISO 14000 standards are no substitute for product specifications, observe the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and ANEC, the voice of consumers in the standardisation process.