ISO DIS 14005:2018

ISO DIS 14005:2018 pdf free.Environmental management systems – Guidelines for a flexible approach to phased implementation.
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1 Terms related to organization and leadership
3.1.1 management system
set of interrelated or interacting elements of an organization (3.1.4) to establish policies and objectives (3.2.5) and processes (3.3.5) to achieve those objectives
Note 1 to entry: A management system can address a single discipline or several disciplines (e.g. quality, environment, occupational health and safety, energy, financial management).
Note 2 to entry: The system elements include the organization’s structure, roles and responsibilities, planning and operation, performance evaluation and improvement.
Note 3 to entry: The scope of a management system can include the whole of the organization, specific and identified functions of the organization, specific and identified sections of the organization, or one or more functions across a group of organizations.
[SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.1.1]
3.1.2 environmental management system
part of the management system (3.1.1) used to manage environmental aspects (3.2.2), fulfil compliance obligations (3.2.9), and address risks and opportunities (3.2.11)
[SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.1.2]
3.1.3 environmental policy
intentions and direction of an organization (3.1.4) related to environmental performance (3.4.11), as formally expressed by its top management (3.1.5)
[SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.1.3]
3.1.4 organization
person or group of people that has its own functions with responsibilities, authorities and relationships to achieve its objectives (3.2.5)
Note ito entry: The concept of organization includes, but is not limited to sole-trader, company, corporation, firm, enterprise, authority, partnership, charity or institution, or part or combination thereof, whether incorporated or not, public or private.
[SOURCE: ISO 14001:20 15, 3.1.4]
3.1.5 top management
person or group of people who directs and controls an organization (3.1.4) at the highest level
Note I to entry: Top management has the power to delegate authority and provide resources within the organization.
Note 2 to entry: If the scope of the management system (31.1) covers only part of an organization, then top management refers to those who direct and control that part of the organization.
[SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.1.5]
3.1.6 interested party
person or organization (3.1.4) that can affect, be affected by, or perceive itself to be affected by a decision or activity
EXAMPLE Customers, communities, suppliers, regulators, non-governmental organizations, Investors and employees.
Note 1 to entry: To “perceive itself to be affected’ means the perception has been made known to the organization.
(SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.1.6]
3.2 Terms related to planning
3.2.1 environment
surroundings in which an organization (3.1.4) operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelationships
Note 1 to entry: Surroundings can extend from within an organization to the local, regional and global system. Note 2 to entry: Surroundings can be described In terms of biodiversity, ecosystems, climate or other characteristics.
(SOURCE: ISO 14001:2015, 3.2.1]
5 Fundamentals of an environmental management system
5,1 General
A management system is the framework of policies, processes and the way these are carried out used by organizations to ensure that it can fulfil all the tasks requried to achieve its objectives.
The EMS is an integral part of an organization’s overall management system. It is used to manage an organization’s interactions with the environment in a planned and systematic way. An EMS addresses the impacts of an organization’s activities, products and services on the environment and the relevant needs and expectations of its interested parties. It also considers the effects (threats and opportunities) that the environment might have on the organization. An EMS enables an organization to achieve intended outcomes, including the enhancement of environmental performance, fulfilment of compliance obligations and achievement of environmental objectives.
An effective EMS is founded on the concept of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA). The PDCA model provides an iterative process used by an organization to achieve continual improvement of the system itself and its intended outcome(s). It can be applied to the EMS as a whole and to each of its elements individually. The approach can be briefly described as follows.
— Plan: establish objectives and processes necessary to deliver results in accordance with the organization’s overall policy.
— Do: implement the processes as planned.
— Check: monitor and measure the effectiveness of processes, considering the organization’s policy commitments, planned actions, objectives and operating criteria, and report the results.
— Act: take actions to continually improve.
The ISO 14001 standard provides a comprehensive framework for environmental management. Figure 1 shows the relationship between PDCA and the framework of ISO 14001.ISO DIS 14005 pdf download.

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