ISO 14001 has reached FDIS status

After ISO meetings in Tokyo and London in 2015, to discuss comments received on the DIS, a consensus has been  reached: the text for FDIS 14001 has been approved.

The FDIS text confirms the emerging changes (new concepts and terminology) proposed for Environmental Management Systems: strategic environmental management, leadership, protecting the environment,
environmental performance, lifecycle thinking, communication, and Documentation. The FDIS reveals an increasingly strategic approach in Environmental Management.

The FDIS is a final draft with only editorial changes to come after it. Therefore, the process for a new version of ISO 14001 continues with the standard publication due by September 2015.

More information from ISO is available at ISO/TC 207/SC 1 (Environmental Management Systems).

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