ISO 14001:1996 is revised by ISO 14001:2004. However, the 1996 version is provisionally retained as a valid standard during an 18-month transition period, beginning November 2004, which allows for organizations to make the transition to ISO 14001:2004. See this Press Release for further details.


Gives requirements for an environmental management system, to enable an organization to develope a policy and objectives taking into account legislative requirements and information about significant environmental impacts.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1996-09
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 14
  • :
    ISO/TC 207/SC 1
    Environmental management systems
  • 03.100.70
    Management systems
    Environmental management

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