ISO 14000 Guide: The New International Environmental Management Standards / Edition 1

ISO 14000 Guide: The New International Environmental Management Standards / Edition 1

by Joseph Cascio, Philip Mitchell, J. Cascio, Gayle Woodside
     
 

Meet a higher environmental standard with ISO 14000. First ISO 9000 set the international standard for quality. Now ISO 14000 sets an equal standard for environmental compliance--moving beyond mere legal requirements to demand organizations actively manager every environmental aspect of their operations, products, and services. In ISO 14000 Guide, Joseph Cascio--a… See more details below

Overview

Meet a higher environmental standard with ISO 14000. First ISO 9000 set the international standard for quality. Now ISO 14000 sets an equal standard for environmental compliance--moving beyond mere legal requirements to demand organizations actively manager every environmental aspect of their operations, products, and services. In ISO 14000 Guide, Joseph Cascio--a lead developer of ISO 14000--and environmental management experts Gayle Woodside and Phillip Mitchell arm you with an instant primer to ISO 14000's rationale, importance, and implementation. Step by step they show you how to achieve ISO 14000 recognition. . .forge a workable environmental policy. . .set targets. . .monitor, audit, and correct the program. . .and more. You also get a self-assessment tool, a sample environmental management system manual, and other hands-on resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070116252
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
221
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1What Is ISO 14000?3
2What Are the Elements of ISO 14000?31
3Why Is ISO 14000 Important?65
4Conformity Assessment81
5Environmental Policy95
6Planning107
7Implementation and Operation117
8Checking and Corrective Action129
9Management Review143
10Putting It All Together151
Appendix A. List of Acronyms159
Appendix B. ISO Member Bodies and Designated Representative Organizations163
Appendix C. Examples of the United Nations Principles Pertaining to the Environment167
Appendix D. International Chamber of Commerce Principles for Environmental Management173
Appendix E. ISO 14001 Self-Assessment and Gap Analysis177
Appendix F. Sample Environmental Management Manual193
References217
Index219

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