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  1. Provides a framework for managing and improving the environmental management system based on the ISO 14001:2015 standard.
  2. Provides a tool for creating awareness of the ISO 14001:2015 (EMS) standard.
  3. Provides guidelines and practical tips for handling an audit session.


ISO 14001:2015 is an international standard designed and formulated to help organizations implement a robust Environmental Management System (EMS).

The intent of ISO 14001:2015 is to provide a framework for a holistic, strategic approach to an organization's environmental policy, plans and actions. The benefits of implementing the ISO 14001:2015 framework include increased efficiency in the use of energy and resources and reduction in waste outputs.

This presentation can be used to brief staff, new hires and potential auditees so as to create awareness of the ISO 14001:2015 standard. Alternatively, the presentation may be used to supplement your materials for the training of EMS professionals and internal auditors.

This presentation includes the what and benefits of ISO 14001:2015, the EMS clause structure, the implementation process and offers practical tips on how to handle an audit session.

Note: This training package includes:
1. ISO 14001:2015 (EMS) awareness training presentation (PowerPoint format)
2. ISO Certification Audit Poster (PDF format, in color and monochrome, printable in A3 size)


1. Provide background knowledge on ISO 14001
2. Gain an overview of ISO 14001 structure
3. Understand the ISO 14001 registration process and the key implementation steps
4. Gather useful tips on handling an audit session


1. Overview of ISO 14001:2015
•  2021 Global Risks Outlook (WEF Global Risks Report)
•  About ISO
•  What is ISO 14000 Standards?
•  Where Did ISO 14000 Come From?
•  To Whom Do the Standards Apply?
•  What is an Environmental Management System (EMS)?
•  What Benefits Will it Bring to My Business or Organization?
•  Benefits of ISO 14001
•  Development of ISO 14001
•  Why Was ISO 14001 Revised?
•  Key Improvements to ISO 14001:2015
•  ISO 14001:2004 vs ISO 14001:2015 - Key Differences

2. ISO 14001:2015 Structure
•  Annex L - Implications
•  Overview of Annex L
•  The ISO 14001 Structure is Aligned to the Common Structure for MSS
•  HLS: The Same Core Elements
•  The Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Process Model
•  ISO 14001 Approach is Based on the PDCA Cycle
•  PDCA and ISO 14001 Clause Structure
•  ISO 14001 Key Clause Structure (4-10)
•  Context of the Organization
•  Leadership
•  Planning
•  Support
•  Operation
•  Performance Evaluation
•  Improvement

3. ISO 14001:2015 Registration
•  Becoming ISO 14001 Registered
•  ISO 14001:2015 Certification Transition Timeline
•  The ISO 14001 Certification Process
•  Audit Findings

4. Implementing ISO 14001:2015
•  Implementation Timeline
•  Conduct Gap Analysis
•  Form a Team
•  Execute the Plan
•  Audit

5. Handling the Audit Session
•  Rights of Auditee
•  Rights of Auditor
•  How to Handle the Audit Session?
•  Auditee's Conduct
•  Do's
•  Don'ts
•  Protecting the Environment is Everyone's Job

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