Policy update: Bringing the 14001 standard up to date
Businesses may want to review their certification body in the light of the revised ISO 14001, says Martin Baxter.The working group revising the international standard for environmental management systems, ISO 14001, has finalised the technical requirements of the new version. After a final edit and translation,
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