Chapter 10. Is IS0 14000 Right for You?

  1. David Thomas
  1. James J. Carleton

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470294451.ch10

Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5

Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5

How to Cite

Carleton, J. J. (1997) Is IS0 14000 Right for You?, in Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5 (ed D. Thomas), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470294451.ch10

Author Information

  1. PMI Food Equipment Group, Troy, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375556

Online ISBN: 9780470294451

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Keywords:

  • environmental international standards;
  • regulatory framework;
  • EMS specifications;
  • environmental labeling;
  • environmental regulatory outlook

Summary

ISO 14000 provides a framework for creating and maintaining proactive environmental programs based on self-initiatives. The standards were dveloped with representatives from a wide variety of industries with the expectation of reducing environmental management costs, decreasing liability, and increasing production efficiency.