Acorn scheme to continue despite new standard
IEMA has confirmed that its Acorn scheme will continue despite the recent publication of ISO 14005:2010, which is similarly designed to help organisations, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), adopt a phased approach to developing and implementing an environmental management system (EMS).The emergence of 14005 had raised concerns about the future of BS 8555:2003, which the Acorn scheme is based on. However, James Thorne, senior adviser at IEMA, says the two can coexist and that the in
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