Both ISO 9001 and 14001 were updated a year ago. Considering to Transition anytime soon? earlier is better than later as auditor availability gets to be challenging to schedule your audit. The Transition audit must occur before your certificate expires. These two Standards are more aligned. It’s also a great time to consider integrating your Quality System with the Environmental System requirements. One of the first activities is understanding how your organization’s Products, Services and Operations affects the environment which is known as aspect identification. Knowing these details lays the foundation of the Environmental Management System. It is highly admirable from a customer viewpoint that organizations have a focus of doing their part in making our environment better by being proactive and prevention pollution efforts.
Achieving a balance between the environment, society and the economy is considered essential to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Sustainable development as a goal is achieved by balancing the three pillars of sustainability. Go Above and Beyond by integrating an EMS with your current QMS.