ISO 14001

Implementing ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 – Similarities & Differences

This blog series will investigate the similarities and differences between ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001:2018. The intent is to help organisations who are looking to get certified to either one or both of these standards to gain an understanding of the benefits and level of effort involved in utilising an integrated approach to obtain …

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Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!

Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!   Managing Environmental Risk At Antaris, we recommend having an Environmental Management System as the key framework to manage risk. By assessing the environmental aspects and using our Pegasus Legal Register we try to ensure that our clients address …

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ISO Survey 2019

ISO Survey 2019 ISO Survey 2019 has recently been published. The ISO Survey of Certifications is an annual assessment to determine the number of valid certificates to ISO management system standards worldwide, issued by IAF-accredited certification bodies. The most up-to-date ISO Survey covers the 2019 calendar year. This blog will assess the global trends in …

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Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline

Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline – a risk that should be managed Did you know that biodiversity is in bad shape both globally and here in Ireland? Did you know it’s a risk for your business and that those interested in prudent planning and sustainability need to get a handle on both how …

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Environment Ireland Online Conference – October 2020

Environment Ireland Conference – 15th – 16th October 2020     Antaris sponsored the Environment Ireland conference 2020, which was this year held online. Bruce Harper, one of our environmental consultants, featured on the online Environment Ireland 2020 conference Thursday, 15 October. His talk was on the Role of Biodiversity in an Environmental Management System …

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Life-Cycle-Perspective According to ISO 14001 – the Advantages and Requirements of taking a Holistic View

From August 2017, all new certifications must comply with the ISO 14001:2015 standard, and from September 2018, all certificates according to the old standard ISO 14001:2004 lose their validity. The revised environmental management standard requires businesses to undertake a life cycle perspective of their goods and services. This implies looking beyond one’s own processes and …

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The 7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001

ISO 14001 certification is of immense value. Implementing this environmental management system has been shown to directly lead to more efficient use of resources and less waste. This is an extremely easy way to increase profitability. It has also been proven to reduce the risk of prosecution and insurance claims stemming from environmental issues. Finally, …

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ISO 14001:2015 has Finally been Published!

The much anticipated changes to ISO 14001 have arrived with the publication of ISO 14001:2015 on the 15th of September 2015. The standard has been revised to ensure it continues to meet the expectations of organisations and maintains relevance in today’s market in order to keep pace with changes in technology.  “The new standard significantly …

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