As experts in ISO 14001 consulting, we have supported growing businesses across London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, as well as internationally.
We like to think we bring something extra to how we work - we forge long-lasting relationships with our clients, joining them on their sustainability journey. The 2SB way to implementing ISO 14001 involves:
We leverage our tried and tested ISO 14001 toolkit, coupled with our consultant's deep environmental knowledge to take the heavy lifting out of the implementation
Tailored Solutions, Not Bureaucracy
We have created a solid base on which to build to maximise efficiency, but every implementation is different and we guide you to understanding how to make real environmental improvements, not just the paper trail
Simplifying the Process
As experienced ISO 14001 consultants we will eliminate stress and confusion, stripping back the jargon to ensure that an environmental culture can be embedded throughout the process without off-putting terminology or process
We all have an awareness of the need to be environmental, however, the actions needed of us have to be tangible. We engage your team to bring home the improvements that they can contribute through your ISO 14001 environmental management system
ISO 14001:2015 is an internationally recognized standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It provides a systematic framework for organisations to manage and improve their environmental performance. Here's what it entails:
ISO 14001:2015 helps your business demonstrate its commitment to environmental responsibility. It encourages you to identify, manage, and reduce the environmental impact of your operations, products, and services.
The standard promotes a culture of continuous improvement in environmental practices. It requires your organisation to set objectives, monitor progress, and make data-driven decisions to reduce its environmental footprint.
ISO 14001:2015 assists in ensuring that your business complies with relevant environmental laws and regulations.
It encourages engagement with stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and the community. This can enhance your business's reputation and relationships with these key groups.
ISO 14001:2015 helps streamline your business processes, reduce waste, and optimise resource usage. This can result in cost savings and improved operational efficiency, crucial for a scaling business.
ISO 14001:2015 certification is often a requirement for accessing certain markets or winning contracts, especially in industries where environmental considerations are important.
Demonstrating a commitment to environmental sustainability through ISO 14001:2015 can boost your brand's reputation. Consumers, investors, and partners are increasingly valuing businesses with strong environmental credentials.
By proactively identifying and mitigating environmental risks, your business can avoid potential environmental disasters, regulatory fines, and reputation damage.
ISO 14001:2015 can assist in gathering the necessary data and information for sustainability reporting, which is becoming essential for stakeholders and investors interested in your business's long-term viability.
Having ISO 14001:2015 certification can give your business a competitive edge by setting it apart from competitors and attracting environmentally conscious customers.
We firmly believe in adopting a bespoke approach to ISO 14001, given the diverse ways in which businesses affect the environment. Applying a generic system can lead to a cumbersome paperwork process devoid of real purpose. Instead, our ISO 14001 consultants possess extensive environmental expertise and ISO experience, enabling us to tailor our knowledge to align seamlessly with your unique business needs and environmental context.
We start every implementation by gaining a deep understanding of your business and your certification objectives. This approach enables our ISO 14001 consultants to strategically prioritise the areas that will deliver the most significant benefits to you.
We then undertake a series of consultations, covering each element of the ISO 14001 standard. Our consultants introduce and discuss two to three ISO 14001 requirements during each session. A collaborative process helps us align the ISO 14001 system precisely with your specific needs.
Throughout subsequent sessions, we diligently review the work you've completed. For a comprehensive understanding of the ISO 14001 standard and an in-depth exploration of the certification process, please refer to our comprehensive guide.
We are always available to address any questions you may have, and we are dedicated to providing you with tailored support and guidance. Get in touch with us today, and together, we can collaboratively define your strategy for the successful implementation of a UKAS accredited ISO-certified management system.
At 2SB, we are committed to streamlining ISO 14001 implementations for businesses of all sizes. Our innovative online ISO 14001 system is carefully designed for efficiency and effectiveness and is highly regarded by both clients and auditors.
With our online platform and the guidance of our expert ISO 14001 consultants, we provide a customised approach to help you achieve ISO 14001 compliance effectively. This frees you up to concentrate on your core business priorities—driving sustainable growth and success.
Consultation – initial fact finding conversation in person or on the phone to understand more about your business
Proposal – when we understand what your needs are, we will produce a proposal that outlines the support required
Implementation – we will work with you over a series of onsite and offsite days to prepare you for an external audit
External audit – we can support you through the external audit to give you confidence in gaining certification
Ongoing support – we assist with annual audits and certification visits to ensure you retain your certification
Documentation requirements vary depending on which standards you are implementing. Contrary to popular opinion, ISO systems do not need to be heavily documented.
Each standard has specific requirements for certain items to be documented to ensure that you are able to meet the requirements of the standard. Other clauses in standard may not require documentation, but its easiest to prove that its being done if its documented.
We can advise you on exactly what documentation is required and how to structure and record it.