ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It does not state requirements for environmental performance, but maps out a framework that Cane-line can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector.
Using ISO 14001 can provide assurance to Cane-lines management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.
The benefits of using ISO 14001can include:
- Reduced cost of waste management
- Savings in consumption of energy and materials. Cane-lines has saved 30% of the energy consumption
- Lower distribution costs
- Improved corporate image among regulators, customers and the public