ISO 14001:2015 Background of the EMS
Background of 14001:2015, Environmental Management System
Economic, Environmental and Social are the three pillars to sustainability, and by achieving a balance between the three allows us to continue with our needs today and securing a healthy world for the future generations.
Today, sustainable development is increasingly becoming more important not only with societal expectations but also legally with growing demands to be transparent and take accountability as environmental pressures grow as a result of pollution, improper waste management, climate change and fragmentation and degradation of ecosystems causing loss of species and biodiversity.
As a result of the growing pressures on the environment, a systematic approach to environmental management has been adopted, with the goal to contribute to one pillar of sustainability: environmental.
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