1.ISO 9001: 2015 (Quality Management System)
ISO 9001 is the International Standard for Quality Management Systems, first published in
1987 by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), it is one of the most
commonly used management tools across the world.
ISO 9001 is designed to help organisations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and
other stakeholders, by having a framework in place that helps ensure consistent quality in the
provision of products and/or services.
This standard uses a process approach and is based on quality management principles, which
include having a strong customer focus, the involvement of top management, and a drive for
benefits of quality managment system
- Increased efficiency – Implement processes and procedures which are based on a
- Increased revenue – win more contracts and tenders, whilst streamlining your processes
and identifying opportunities for cost savings
- Greater employee morale – by ensuring that all employees are working to one agenda
you can reduce errors and increase productivity.
- International recognition – recognised in approximately 188 countries, ISO 9001 can
help you to access international trade.
- Improved quality of service – this also comes with the benefit of increased on time
- Reduced need for returns – because issues are identified and resolved quicker, often
without the customer knowing
2.ISO 14001: 2015 (Environmental Management System)
Protect the environment, build customer trust and meet your legal obligations by implementing
an ISO 14001 environmental management system within your business.
Protecting the environment is an important business issue. Many organisations now require
their suppliers to have specific environmental management plans. Implementing ISO 14001
policies will enable you to demonstrate to customers and stakeholders that your business is
committed to reducing its environmental impact.
Benefits of Environmental Management System
The ISO 14001 standard provides you with an internationally recognised framework for setting
up an environmental management system (EMS). Any organisation can use the standard to
reduce waste, improve resource efficiency and cut waste management costs.
ISO 14001 is the most important standard in the ISO 14000 series of environmental
management standards. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has
developed this series for businesses and other organisations looking to reduce their
- Cost savings – by reducing wasted resources such as energy and water you will reduce
- Use less energy – through energy efficiency improvements made across your product
- Alignment with ethical choices – in a world increasingly concerned with the impact of
industry on the environment, ISO 14001 certification acts as a seal of approval that the
services provided are environmentally conscious.
- Assurance of service – certification acts as proof that your organisation complies with
- Reduced legal costs – through compliance with environmental legislation you may
experience reduced costs for public liability insurance and fewer fines or prosecutions.
- Compliance with legislation – implementing ISO 14001 means that your organisation
understands and can prove that it complies with applicable environmental legislation.
3. ISO 22000: 2018 (Food Safety Management System)
ISO 22000:2018, Food safety management systems – Requirements for any organization in the
food chain, sets out the requirements for a food safety management system. It defines what an
organization must do to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards and ensure that
food is safe for consumption.
Benefits Of Food Safety Management System
ISO 22000 is applicable to all organizations in the food and feed industries, regardless of size
or sector. Following the same High-Level Structure (HLS) as other ISO management system
standards, such as ISO 9001 (quality management), it is designed in a way that it can be
integrated into an organization’s existing management processes but can also be used alone.
The ability to consistently provide food-related products and services that are safe and
meet regulatory requirements
- Improved management of risks in food safety processes
- Demonstrating strong links to the United Nations’ Codex Alimentarius, which develops
food safety guidelines for governments