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ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) certification helps you stand out from the competition. It shows existing and potential customers your commitment to complying with environmental standards and supports you in reducing the environmental impact of daily operations. The standard sets a basis for how to manage the environmental aspects of your business activities more effectively, while taking into consideration environmental protection and pollution prevention. It helps you ensure compliance with environmental legislation and reduces the risk of penalties and possible litigation.   


We can help you monitor compliance or verify performance with audits tailored to your organization’s requirements. Our expertise in audits, certification and gap assessments against global standards allows us to provide tailored solutions to meet all needs:

  • Step A - Tailored proposal from SGS
  • Step B - Optional ‘pre-audit’ of readiness and weaknesses
  • Step C - Formal audit ‘Stage 1 – Readiness Review’. On-site audit and review of EMS documents and other key system elements
  • Step D - Stage 2: interviews, examination of records and observation of working practices. ISO 14001 certificate issued upon successful outcome.
  • Step E - Surveillance visits to check the system and action plan implementation
  • Step F - Re-certification audit after three years


Our training courses are suitable for all levels of ability and awareness and help organizations gain a better understanding of what is required for the development, implementation and management of specific standards. We provide various training courses , across these levels:


  • ISO 14001 - Environmental Management System 
                -     Lead Auditor Course (IEMA & IRCA Certified)
                -     Internal Auditor Course
                -     Foundation Course
                -     Implementation & Documentation Course
                -     Auditor Conversion Course
                -     Integrated Management System Course
  • ISO 14067 Carbon Footprint and Water Footprint Course
  • ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gas Verifier Course
  • ISO 50001 Energy Management System Course

We support the above with a comprehensive range of other training programmes (e.g. Energy audit, Energy-efficiency improvement, Carbon Audit and Carbon/Water footprint etc.) that help your organization effectively manage issues surrounding environmental management. To view the course schedules, please visit Training Schedule website.


ISO 14001 enhances the reliability of your operations, increases your performance and brings economic benefits. Demonstrating commitment to the environment can transform your organisation’s culture, improve employee morale and open new business opportunities with environmentally aware customers. It helps you minimize energy use, reduce operating costs and contribute to continual improvements in your environmental performance. SGS is the most widely accredited certification body and the global leader in ISO 14001 certification. A valid ISO 14001 certificate shows your organisation follows the most internationally recognised environmental management principles.


In addition, we provide a gap assessment service against the ISO 14001 EMS standard to identify your organization’s preparedness and provide related certification services of IMS, ISO 50001 and ISO 14064 Verification.


1.     ISO 14001 Audit, Certification & Training Brochure (249 KB)

2.     ISO 14001 Case Study (291 KB)

3.     ISO 50001 Audit, Certification & Training Brochure (232 KB)

4.     GHG Inventories Whitepaper

To learn more about SGS Solutions for environmental management and related industries, please contact:

t: +(852) 2765 3620

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.