The ISO 14001 provides the requirements for what the organization must do to manage the processes that affect the impact of its activities on the environment.
The Certification of a company evaluates social, economic, and environmental aspects of its processes, activities, quality and conditions and well-being factors.
The building certifications (LEED, BREEAM, VERDE) request that the companies be labeled and / or certified in one or several of the following:
Typologies of environmental assessments of companies
The EU Eco-Management and Audit System (EMAS) is a tool, for voluntary use, developed by the European Commission, for that the companies and other organizations responsible, evaluate, inform, and improve the environmental impact EMAS is open to all types of organizations with desires to improve their environmental impact. It covers all economic and services sectors, and is applicable to the whole world.
OHSAS 18001 is a management system for safety and health in the workplace, which contributes to the improvement of the conditions and factors that may affect the well-being of any person in the physical environment of the company.
The ISO 9001 standard establishes the requirements that the organization must perform to manage the processes that affect the quality of its products and services.
Typologies of evaluations of Corporate Social Responsibility
The sustainability report is the main tool that an organization or company has to voluntarily communicate its impact on economic, environmental and social issues.
It can also be verified by a third party.
Verification programs by third parties
BRE Environmental & Sustainability Standard (BES 6001)
Certification which evaluates manufacturing in a responsible manner (acquisition or extraction of raw materials, safety and hygiene, economic management, etc.) of the products and their manufacturer.
The company is required to obtain or to possess of the certifications:
- ISO 9001
- ISO 14001