Compliance with environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs typically represents a minimally acceptable standard for most companies. The benefits of going beyond the minimum and reaping the benefits of a structured systems approach are not always clearly understood or easily accomplished. Several drivers play an important role in certification programs; these may include parent company influence, customer requirements and expectations, and the interest of regulatory agencies or other interested non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
ENVISION views compliance and systems efforts together; they go hand-in-hand. ENVISION’s staff of ISO 14001 Certified Lead Auditors support our clients with the implementation of environmental management systems (EMS). Our approach starts with a structured environmental, health and safety key performance business indicator assessment. These are business metrics with performance indicators linked to targets and goals. This approach benefits our clients in two (2) ways; first, it demonstrates environmental impact reduction appropriate to the nature and scale of the business and second, cost reduction programs are put in place to sustain and drive these efforts. Cost savings are usually identified by onsite assessment and gap analysis activities and typically involve:
ENVISION EMS services are designed to meet a dual purpose; reducing compliance issues and reducing costs. We have experience in simplifying the issues and building a strategic, cost-effective program to measure anddemonstrate continuous improved performance – whether compliance or systems driven.
ENVISION’s ISO services will provide a blueprint for our client to implement their ISO 14001 program in the most cost-effective and timely manner.