ISO 14001

AAA

DEFINITION of 'ISO 14001'

One of the subsets of ISO 14000. ISO 14001 pertains specifically to the requirements for using the ISO 14000 rules and the guidance for their use. These rules address how to use the best universal practices when adopting an environmental management system.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'ISO 14001'

The ISO 14000 rules are a series of guidelines set forth by the International Organization for Standardization. These rules are designed to decrease pollution and reduce industrial waste. The latest version of ISO 14001 was released in 2004 by the ISO.

RELATED TERMS
  1. ISO 9000

    A series of international guidelines for quality control. ISO ...
  2. ISO 14000

    A set of rules and norms for environmental management of industrial ...
  3. Original Equipment Manufacturer ...

    1. The original definition: a company whose products are used ...
  4. Factors Of Production

    An economic term to describe the inputs that are used in the ...
  5. Lean Six Sigma

    Lean Six Sigma is a managerial approach that combines Six Sigma ...
  6. Green collar

    A worker who is employed in an industry in the environmental ...
Related Articles
  1. Economics Basics
    Economics

    Economics Basics

  2. How Influential Economists Changed Our ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    How Influential Economists Changed Our ...

  3. A Practical Look At Microeconomics
    Economics

    A Practical Look At Microeconomics

  4. Explaining The World Through Macroeconomic ...
    Options & Futures

    Explaining The World Through Macroeconomic ...

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. 80-10-10 Mortgage

    A mortgage transaction in which a first and second mortgage are simultaneously originated. The first position lien has an ...
  2. Passive ETF

    One of two types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available for investors. Passive ETFs are index funds that track a specific ...
  3. Walras' Law

    An economics law that suggests that the existence of excess supply in one market must be matched by excess demand in another ...
  4. Market Segmentation

    A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will ...
  5. Effective Annual Interest Rate

    An investment's annual rate of interest when compounding occurs more often than once a year. Calculated as the following: ...
  6. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option ...
Trading Center