TITLE

Why are ISO 14000 and standardization important?

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Robert C.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Oct97, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the significance of attaining certification to ISO 14000 Series Standards for industries aiming for worldwide recognition. Facilitation of the exchange of goods and services; Characteristics of industries that conforms to ISO 14000 standards and guidelines; Importance of implementing an ISO 14000 environmental management system (EMS).
ACCESSION #
9711232611

 

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