The basic aim of the standard is to support environmental protection, reduce environmental impacts of the organization and prevent pollution. The standard does not set out any absolute requirements for the environmental performance of an organization, but emphasizes compliance with legislative requirements for individual environmental compartments.The internationally recognized standard ISO 14001:2015 includes the crucial elements of the efficient environmental management system, which can be used both for services and for production sectors. The standard describes requirements for the management system of businesses, which enables them to reduce environmental impacts related to operation of organizations. The standard requires the company to define its environmental objectives and target levels and to build the management system necessary for achieving them.
The certificate guarantees and demonstrates that the environmental management system has been established, documented, successfully implemented and maintained in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 standard. As the certificate is issued by an accredited third party – certification body ” the organization continually improves its environmental performance by working upon the weaknesses revealed during each audit.