The final stage before publication has been initiated with the two months Final Draft (FDIS) vote among National Standard Bodies (NSB). The result will be known by 4 September and publication of ISO 14001:2015 is expected on 16 September 2015. Please contact your NSB directly for more information
Susan LK Briggs, project leader for the revision of ISO 14001 - 'On behalf of the leadership team, I want to express our deepest gratitude to all WG5 members for their dedication to this project. They all worked tirelessly to share their technical expertise, listen to their colleagues views and reach consensus on key topics. The revision of 14001 incorporates new requirements that will make further progress in protecting the environment and adding value to organizations. My personal thanks to all WG5 experts for addressing these important global issues and creating an International Standard which we can all be proud.'
Dr Anne-Marie Warris Chair SC1 – ‘I congratulate all working group experts and leadership for this significant achievement and for the substantial consensus that has been achieved. I am pleased and thrilled that you met the mandate, achieved consensus and met the timetable for publication, well done. Looking forward to celebrating with you all in September at the plenary'