ISO 14001:2015 is the international standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient resource use and waste reduction, gaining a competitive advantage as well as stakeholder confidence.

ISO 14001 is suitable for organizations of any size and type, whether private, non-profit or governmental. The requirements of the standard are that an organization considers all aspects of the environment to be relevant in its operations, such as air pollution, water and sanitation issues, waste management, soil contamination, climate mitigation and resource efficiency.