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ISO 14006:2011 «Environmental management systems – Guidelines for incorporating ecodesign»

International standard ISO 14006:2011 «Environmental management systems – Guidelines for incorporating ecodesign» provides guidelines to assist organizations in establishing, documenting, implementing, maintaining and continually improving their management of ecodesign as part of an environmental management system (EMS). It applies to those product-related environmental aspects that the organization can control and those it can influence. The integration of ecodesign has several advantages:

Economic benefits, such as through increasing competitiveness, reducing costs and raising finance / investment

Promote innovation and creativity, as well as identifying new business models

Reduction of commitments by reducing the environmental impact and improve the product

Improved image

Enhancing of employee motivation.

ISO 14006 is applicable to any organization, regardless of size, geography, culture, or the type of control system, and no matter how simple or complex products or services provided by the organization. ISO New standard is intended to be used by those organizations that have implemented an EMS in accordance with ISO 14001. It can also be useful for organizations without a formalized EMS or QMS but which are interested in reducing the adverse environmental impacts of their products..

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