Awareness and Introduction to ISO 14001

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More info ISO 14001:2004 is the latest update of the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard for all types of organisations, no matter how large or small, and across all business sectors.

Products and services certified with an ISO 14001 are increasingly being required in both public and private sectors, and for competing for Public Sector Contracts.

Some benefits of ISO 14001
•Enhances business image showing your business partners, regulatory agencies and community that you are environmentally responsible.
•Competitive edge over non-certified businesses when invited to tender for public contracts
•Helps with securing new business and funding applications (PQQ - Pre Qualification Questionnaire).
•Reducing costs as a result of more efficient use of raw materials and energy
•Demonstration of legal and regulatory compliance, reducing your environmental liability & risks

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This tutorial session will provide participants with an overview of the purpose and requirements of ISO 14001 as a tool to manage environmental aspects and impacts.

At the end participants will be able to:
•Understand the purpose of an environmental management system and its benefits
•Understand where to start to implement a system and the relevant legislative framework
•Describe the ISO 14001 requirements
•Where to get further help and information

By attending these small group sessions you will receive personalised help from a specialist. You will leave the session with tangible results as well as the benefits of shared learning and networking.

This tutorial will be led by Greice Tavares, an experienced environmental consultant who has been particularly successful in assisting organisations achieving ISO 14001.

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