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Oct. 6: Workshop on new ISO-9001 and ISO 14001:2015 standards

Are you ready for the ISO 9001:2015 transition? Learn about the upcoming changes.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 8-11:30 a.m. Location: South Suburban College, Oak Forest Center, 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest Cost: No cost, but please rsvp. to Nancy Burrows, 708-596-2000 ext. 3258 or by email, Download the flyer here.

This overview workshop will provide participants with information regarding the key changes organizations will have to consider with ISO 9001: 2015. We will also discuss developing a balanced approach and timeline for organizations’ transition to it, focusing on changes to requirements and tips for implementation.

Background: Here’s What You Need to Know About Revisions to ISO 14001 Being ‘green’ is often considered quite an informal subject, but in fact, there’s been an international standard dedicated to environmental management available since 1996.

The standard – ISO 14001 – sets out requirements for creating an Environmental Management System so that organizations can have a plan in place for managing resource efficiency and waste.

The 1992 United Nations Earth Summit has often been credited for inspiring the creation of the standard. The Summit was hailed as historic due its scope and size, with governments urged to halt the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources and pollution of the planet.

Today, ISO 14001 has been implemented by hundreds of thousands of organizations all over the world as governments have put pressure on both the public and private sector to set a benchmark for environmental performance. However, with a lot changing since 1996, it’s been important that ISO 14001 has remained relevant. This is why a revision to the standard was announced to be published in September…Please click here to read Robert Fenn’s blog post in Triple Pundit.

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