ISO 14001 is the EMS Specification developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) of Geneva, Switzerland as a part of the ISO 14000 series of environmental management documents. It was issued as both an International and American National Standard in September 1996
The Second Edition of ISO 14001, ISO 14001:2004, was issued as an International Standard on November 15, 2004. ISO 14001 is an international standard that specifies a process for controlling and improving a company's environmental performance.
ISO 14001 establishes a framework for the conduct of environmental management by requiring the organization to define an Environmental Policy and establish management procedures that support the policy. ISO 14001 implementation is a great way to measure and improve your organizations environmental impact.