ISO 14000 Environmental Management System for Sustainable Development and Environment in Business
CitationSayan, I. (2021). ISO 14000 Environmental Management System for Sustainable Development and Environment in Business. International Journal of Quality Control and Standards in Science and Engineering (IJQCSSE), 8(1), 15-24. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4018/IJQCSSE.286157
Abstract Today, environmental pollution is a global problem. Industrialization, rapid urbanization, technological advances, economic developments, and increasing world population have brought environmental pollution with them. Environmental pollution has reached a level that threatens human health and safety. Environmental management systems are useful and important in many ways such as reducing the negative effects of businesses on the environment, creating a safe working environment, preventing pollution, reducing costs, reducing risks, improving environmental performance, and improving corporate image. The aim of this study is to emphasize the importance of ISO 14000 environmental management system standards for sustainable development and environment in business. In this direction, the study explains sustainable development, sustainable environment, the characteristics, importance, development, stages, standards, and benefits of the ISO 14000 environmental management system for businesses.