Definitions for "ISO 14000"
An environmental management standard related to what organizations do that affects their physical surroundings. In the process of being made compatible with ISO 9000.
Series of environmental management system standards
A series of standards emitted or being prepared by the International Standards Organization (ISO), covering a number of environmental topics. ISO 14001, which was emitted in 1996, lays down a model for an environmental management system that can be adopted by any organization and can be certified by an accredited certifying body. This model is very similar to EMAS, emitted by the European Community in 1993.