ISO 14001:2015 Published and Released

The changes include: Adoption of the “High Level Structure” known as Annex SL, increased alignment with the organisation including the context in which the organisation operates, enhanced requirements in relation to leadership,  environmental management as part of strategy, more protection for the environment focussing on proactive initiatives, better communication, life-cycle thinking and digital documentation.

For existing ISO 14001:2004 certified organisation there will now be a transition period to certification to the new standard.