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What is ISO 14001: 2015 EMS?

Of all the standards within the ISO 14001 series, ISO 14001 is the standard that specifies the requirements for an organization’s EMS. The Environmental Management System (EMS) document is the central document controlling the interaction of the core elements in the organization and provides a third-party auditor with the key information necessary to understand the environmental management systems in place.

It is a tool that enables an organization of any size or type to control the impact of its activities, products, or services on the environment. As in the case of ISO 9001, the key to a successful ISO 14001 EMS is having documented procedures that are implemented and maintained so that they describe environmental goals and their place in all other company-wide activities ISO 14001 standards require sites to document and make an Environmental Policy available to the public.

In addition, procedures should be established for a continuous review of the environmental aspects and the impacts of products, activities, and services. Based on these environmental aspects and impacts, goals and objectives are established that are consistent with the environmental policy. As with a QMS, Internal Audits of the EMS should be conducted routinely to ensure that non-conformances in the system are identified and addressed. In addition, the management review process must be in place to ensure top management involvement in the assessment of EMS.

Benefits of ISO 14001: 2015 EMS Certification

Improved Environmental Management

Reduce your resource use, improve the overall efficiency of your business and keep the larger impact of your operations to an absolute minimum.

Legal Compliance

Understand how statutory and regulatory requirements impact your organization and its customers.

Reduced Operating Costs

Achieving efficiencies in energy and water usage and through waste minimization means money saved.

Improved Stakeholder Relationships

If you are attempting to expand your business into new territories, certification is the best way to demonstrate to potential customers that you’re taking proactive steps to be responsible.

Proven Business Credentials

Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard speaks volumes.

Ability to Win more Business

Procurement specifications often require certification as a condition to supply, so certification opens doors.

Who can be certified ISO 14001: 2015 EMS?

ISO 14001: 2015 should be used by any organization that wishes to establish, improve or maintain an environmental management system in line with its established environmental policy and requirements. The requirements of the standard can be incorporated into any environmental management system, the extent to which the organization’s industry, environmental policy, products and service offerings, and location are determined by a number of factors.

Manufacturing Companies

Chemical Industry

Pharma Industry

Construction Industry

Oil & Gas Industry

Power Junction

Research Foundation


Shipping Industry





Textile and Apparels

Medical and Test Lab


Document required for ISO 14001:EMS

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of ISO 14001:EMS Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain a certificate of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame



Day 1

GAP Analysis
Certification Body
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

Week 12

Certificate Issued

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance


ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.

How Do I Get ISO 14001 Certified? The process of how to get ISO 14001 certified involves designing and implementing an EMS that follows the ISO’s best practices for an environmental management system (EMS), getting it up and running, and having an ISOapproved auditor perform a full audit of the system.

ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.

An ISO 14001 audit is an essential part of implementing the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). It is a systematic, independent, objective and documented process for gathering facts in order to identify areas for improvement and ensure you have best practice processes in place.

ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS) and the most widely used EMS in the world, with over 360,000 ISO 14001 certificates issued globally. ISO 14001 is the principal management system standard which specifies the requirements for the formulation and maintenance of an EMS.

Those with fewer employees – perhaps 20 or less – may be ready in a few months. However, if you employ 50 or more people, you should expect the implementation of ISO 14001 to take more than six months.