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ISO 14000 standards

The following ISO standards are related to sustainability issues: 

Environmental Management Systems

  • ISO 14001 Environmental management systems- Specification with guidance for use. 
  • ISO 14004 Environmental management systems- General guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques.

Environmental Audit 

  • ISO 14010 Guidelines for environmental auditing- General principles. 
  • ISO 14011 Guidelines for environmental auditing- Audit procedures- Auditing of environmental management systems. 
  • ISO 14012 Guidelines for environmental auditing- Qualification criteria for environmental auditors. 
  • ISO 14015 Environmental management- Environmental assessment of sites and organizations.

Environmental Labels and Declarations 

  • ISO 14020 Environmental labels and declarations- General principles. 
  • ISO 14021 Environmental labels and declarations- Self- declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labelling). 
  • ISO 14024 Environmental labels and declarations- Type I environmental labelling- principles and procedures. 
  • ISO/TR 14025 Environmental labels and declarations- Type III environmental declarations.

Environmental Performance Evaluation 

  • ISO 14031 Environmental management- Environmental performance evaluation- Guidelines. 
  • ISO/TR 14032 Environmental management- Examples of environmental performance evaluation (EPE).

Life Cycle Assessment 

  • ISO 14040 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Principles and framework.
  • ISO 14041 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Goal and scope definition and inventory analysis. 
  • ISO 14042 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Life cycle impact assessment. 
  • ISO 14043 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Life cycle interpretation. 
  • ISO/TS 14048 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Data documentation format. 
  • ISO/TR 14049 Environmental management- Life cycle assessment- Examples of application of ISO 14041 to goal and scope definition and inventory analysis.

Design for Environment 

  • ISO/TR 14062 Environmental management- Integrating environmental aspects into product design and development.

Terms and definitions

  • ISO 14050 Environmental management- vocabulary

For more information see International Organization for Standardization website.