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Top 10 Countries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications Worldwide – ISO Survey 2020

September 30, 2021

These simpleQuE infographics show the top 10 countries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications worldwide. The data is based on the 2020 ISO Survey results which estimate the number of valid certificates as of December 31, 2020.  The International Standards Organization compiles the number of valid certificates for the 12 ISO management standards (ISO 9001, ISO…

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Top industries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.

Top Industries for ISO Certification

September 29, 2021

This simpleQuE infographic illustrates the top industries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification worldwide. Organizations that achieve ISO certification gain a competitive advantage that also allows them opportunities to earn the business of companies that require it of their vendors. It shows they have documented and implemented effective quality and environmental management systems that…

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Commmon ISO 14001 Nonconformances Written By Third Party Auditors

November 20, 2020

In Part 2 of our series on common nonconformances, we take a closer look at those findings that are specific to ISO 14001 and Environmental Management Systems (EMS). The ISO 14001:2015 standard provides a framework to manage the immediate and long-tern environmental impacts of an organizations’ products, services and processes.  Certification Body, SAI Global recently…

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International Earth Day and the Role of ISO 14001

April 22, 2020

International Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd and  the theme this year is “Restore Our Earth™”.   More than 1 billion people in 192 countries now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world!  We all need a healthy Earth to support our jobs, livelihoods, health & survival,…

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Allied Motion – Celebrating Multiple Quality Certifications

June 18, 2019

Allied Motion Technologies Inc. achieves multiple quality certifications and simpleQuE celebrates a partnership which began in 2005 with consulting and training at their site in Dayton, OH (formerly Globe Motors).  Over the years they outsourced their internal audits to our industry experts.  When it was time to upgrade to the new AS9100, IATF 16949, ISO…

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Benefits of ISO 14001

Earth Day and ISO 14001

April 22, 2019

Earth Day, a good day to reflect on ISO 14001 and ways organizations can respect the planet by being environmentally responsible. When ISO 14001 was initiated, this standard (for Environmental Management) served as a guide for gauging and monitoring the activities of a company and its impact on the environment. Today, ISO 14001 certification is…

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ISO 14001 Certification – Much More Than a Green Standard

August 21, 2018

When the ISO 14001 standard was initiated, it served as a guide for gauging and monitoring the activities of a company and its impact on the environment. ISO 14001 certification is now widely utilized by thousands of organizations around the globe to illustrate to the public and its constituents that it is environmentally responsible. As…

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Benefits of ISO 14001:2015

April 18, 2017

In 2018, a total of 307,059  certificates were issued to ISO 14001.  An ISO 14001 certification ensures that there is “a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system,” per the International Standards Organization (ISO). “Using ISO 14001:2015 can provide assurance to company management and employees as…

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ISO 14001 Timeline

The Evolution of ISO 14001

February 9, 2016

ISO 14001 is at the core of environmental management systems. Since it’s inception in 1992, it has dictated the standards that make for an environmentally responsible organization. It has morphed into a system that not only works towards the best practices for the environment but also for leadership and communication. Here is a look at the…

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