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What is the ISO 14001 Certification?

A series of standards on environmental management tools and systems. ISO 14001 will deal with a company's system for managing its day-to-day operations as they have an impact on the environment.

Who can apply for ISO 14001 certification?

All types and sizes of organizations in all geographical, cultural, and social conditions.

Why get a ISO 14001 certification?

Some companies like Ford, GM, and IBM have started a policy toward encouraging or requiring registration of their suppliers.

Your company's name gets listed as one of the Registered and/or Certified Companies to the ISO 14001 Standard on several different websites.

Your company will feel a sense of pride due to it's efforts at preserving the Earth.

Help your country obtain a higher ecological status

As of Jan 2001 the top 15 countries with certifications were:

1Japan53386Austrailia105311Canada648
2Germany24007Taiwan88112Switzerland616
3UK14008France80213Spain592
4Sweden13709Netherlands80014Denmark580
5USA134010Italy72415Finland526

The top 15 countries per 1000 people per certificate

1Sweden6.56Australia17.911Taiwan25.1
2Denmark9.37Norway19.412Germany34.2
3Finaland9.98Netherlands19.813Austria36.3
4Switzerland11.99Japan23.614UK42.2
5Singapore16.510Ireland24.115Canada47.8

To obtain more information about the ISO 14001 certifications visit www.epa.gov or other environmental web sites, or your countries environmental protection service.