Archive for 'ISO 14001'
While the concept of sustainability is becoming more mainstream, doubters remain and habits can be hard to change. Rob Fenn explains the benefits of engaging employees in improving an organisation's sustainability.
Defra’s recent study on environmental management in SMEs presents new evidence of the financial benefits of green business, showing that embedding resource efficiency across business operations brings benefits to the whole organisation.
A functioning 'green supply chain' extends environmental consideration to all aspects of a product or sevice: from material sourcing, to product design, manufacture, distribution, delivery and end-of-life disposal.
Putting in place an Environmental Management System at Three Rivers District Council, and achieving certification to the international standard ISO 14001, helped staff to become more committed and focused on environmental issues.
David Fenn of The British Assessment Bureau introduces environmental management for business and other organisations, arguing that the ISO 14001 standard offers an overarching approach to all aspects of sustainability.