What is a certification for environmental management?

A certification for environmental management is a guarantee for the compliance of the company with the regulations of a norm. A certification for environmental management follows the basic regulations of an ISO norm.

Certification for Environmental Management: Usage of a management system

The usage of a management system for the environmental management supports a company with the improvement of environmental performances. A certified management system in environmental management helps to use resources properly and reduce emissions and waste. A certification for environmental management means that a company follows the objective to optimizes their environmental management and thereby to exceed the minimum legal standards by far.

Certification for environmental management: advantages for the company

A company has much to gain from a certification for environmental management or environmental management systems. For one the management system offers opportunities to sustainably improve the environmental management of a company. It is possible to make huge savings with the proper supervision and planning of resources and through the efficient usage. Moreover wastes and emissions can be drastically reduced, an aspect that the environmental policy can benefit from. A certification for environmental management offers especially for the image of a company many advantages. Customers and business associates can see the position the company takes in the environmental politics, due to the certification for environmental management. Thanks to that the trust increases. Additionally, a certification for environmental management warrants to customers and business associates that the company not only complies with the legally set minimum requirements, but also complies with and even actively follows the guidelines of the ISO norm. Therefore a certification can also be used as an advertisement and marketing tool.

ISO 14001

Basis for a certification in the area of environmental management

Resource Control

Protect the environment by ensuring better control of your resources

PDAC Principle

The PDAC principle is the basis for management systems


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Certification for environmental management in accordance to the ISO norms and other guidelines

A certification for environmental management is based on the ISO 14001 norm. The ISO 14001 norm is part of a norm family that consist of various areas of environmental management. In the ISO 14001 are the essentials for a certification of an environmental management system. In opposite to other guidelines, which deal with environmental management, the ISO standards are globally recognized and used. Therefore a certification in accordance to the respective ISO standard can have a positive impact on international customers and business associates.

Certification for environmental management: Value for the company

An improvement of the environmental management with the usage of a management system almost always leads to the wanted results. The environmental management systems in accordance to the ISO 14001 are based on the PDCA principle. P stands for ‘planning’ and setting an objective in the environmental management. D stands for ‘doing’ and implementing of defined processes. C stands for ‘controlling’ and supervising the implementation of the processes. And A stands for ‘adapting’ and being able to make changes to procedures at any moment. Thus it is important for a certification for environmental management that the defined objectives are consequently implemented with the help of a management system.

Certification for environmental management by the BM TRADA

The BM TRADA is a globally acknowledged and independent certification authority. Since many years the BM TRADA ha issued certifications for environmental management in accordance to the ISO norms. Benefit from our long-standing experience and gained know-how when it comes to certifications for environmental managements.

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