ISO 14001 is a globally recognized standard that outlines the requirements for an Environmental Management System (EMS). It offers a framework for organizations to establish, implement, maintain, and improve environmental performance.

ISO 14001 focuses on proactive measures for reducing environmental impact, such as resource efficiency, waste reduction, and pollution prevention. By adopting this standard, companies commit to identifying and complying with applicable environmental regulations, setting objectives for continual improvement, and engaging stakeholders in their environmental efforts. ISO 14001 certification demonstrates an organization's dedication to responsible environmental stewardship, fostering a culture of sustainability and proactive environmental management practices within its operations.