ISO 14001 Consultants 

At Blackmores, we are ISO 14001 consultants and have helped countless organisations achieve their certification. We work with organisations all over the UK to coach them through the organisational changes they need to make to ensure compliance before their ISO 14001 assessment. 

If your organisation is planning to achieve ISO 14001 standard, the best way to do this is to work with an ISO consultant. We are with you every step of the way; with our specialist isologists and our online resources, we have everything you need for success. 

What is the ISO 14001 Certification?

The ISO 14001 certification focuses on the environment and how businesses can control impacts they may have on the environment. 

Environmental issues have come to the forefront in recent years with greater awareness amongst legislators, insurers, financiers, shareholders, customers, employees and neighbours. An Environmental Management System (EMS) provides a framework for obtaining ISO 14001 Certification and managing environmental responsibilities to make business operations more efficient.

ISO 14001 allows an organisation to understand, describe and control its significant impacts on the environment, reduce the risk of potentially costly pollution incidents, ensure compliance with environmental legislation and continually improve its business operations.

Working with an ISO 14001 Consultant 

Blackmores specialises in helping you to implement and maintain your ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certification across London, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, and UK-wide. We can also assist with international locations, having experience of working in 27 other countries.

When you work with an ISO 14001 consultant like Blackmores, we can help you; prepare for your certification, during the assessment process and our support continues after achieving your certification. 

Some of the ways we support you include;

  • Conduct an ISO 14001 Gap Analysis – To help establish your strengths and weaknesses.
  • ISO 14001 E-learning – Learn at your own pace with our online courses via the isologyhub
  • ISO 14001 isologists® – We have a skilled team of consultants to help you implement an Environmental Management System. We have experience working internationally across many sectors, from London to the UAE.
  • Internal Audits – We can help you to plan and conduct Internal Audits to verify your compliance with ISO 14001.
  • On-Site Support – We can provide support during External Audits carried out by Certification Bodies.
  • Request a quote for Certification – We can send a request for a quote to 3 UKAS-certified Certification Bodies on your behalf. This is done free of charge on request; we can then negotiate and find the best value for your certification so you don’t spend more than you need to. 
  • Training resources – We provide a plethora of training and resources to make sure you are reaching the standards required to pass your certification via our online membership site – the isologyhub.

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What are the benefits of achieving the ISO 14001 Certification?

There are a range of benefits associated with operating an effective EMS to comply with ISO 14001: 

Financial benefits 

There are several benefits of achieving your ISO 14001 certification:

  • Provide cost savings through reducing waste and making more efficient use of natural resources (electricity, water, gas, and fuels).
  • Ensure that the organisation is better placed to avoid future fines and penalties for not meeting environmental legislation by identifying environmental risks and addressing the weaknesses.
  • Reduce insurance costs by demonstrating better risk management.

Operational/ Internal benefits 

When it comes to the impact on operational or internal processes, achieving your ISO 14001 certification has the following benefits; 

  • Improve overall performance and efficiency.
  • Tighten production processes, yielding better efficiency and reduction in the risk of incidents.
  • Remove uncertainty and consistency by managing disruption and waste.
  • Help clarify staff responsibility.
  • Improve internal communications and morale – often leading to sound environmental solutions suggested by staff, who are the ultimate owners of the business processes.

External benefits 

Further to the financial and internal benefits, there are also external benefits to achieving the ISO 14001 certification;

  • Leads to a better public perception of the organisation and a competitive advantage, leading to improved sale opportunities.
  • Lead to better community awareness of the impact of your activities on the local residents (noise, smell, dust, vibration, etc.)
  • Demonstrate environmental commitment and provide confidence to your customers, trade partners, stakeholders, regulators and local authority.
  • Demonstrate an innovative and forward-thinking approach.

How can ISO 14001 Certification help win more tenders?

In a variety of industries, ISO 14001 certification is now a very common demand during the PQQ (Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire) stage of the tendering process.

It can be challenging to successfully structure, format, and communicate in your tendering application document how your company manages its environmental performance.

Achieving ISO 14001 Certification means your business will now have a well-documented management system that has been implemented and executed. Having these policies and procedures in place now means that the majority of the responses to tendering questions will be easily accessible.

ISO 14001 and the Sustainable Development Goals

The world is facing a crisis: poverty, hunger, inequality, and climate change are just some of the issues we must address.

In 2015, world leaders came together to create 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to tackle these issues, to build a better world by 2030.

ISO 14001 can be used to meet the following goals 

Further resources

Watch our videos to learn more about what you need to consider when starting on your ISO 14001 consultancy journey.

Success Stories

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What our clients have to say

The support and advise I get from our assigned auditors is immense. Forward planning for the following year is great and they are flexible and always willing to help.

Kalil Vandi

“Blackmores have assisted us almost since the start of our adoption of the ISO 9001 quality standard. Their input has improved our processes since the start, and enabled our goal of continuous improvement to be achieved. The people are also extremely easy to get on with, and they really understand our business, giving us a great deal of confidence in their advice.”

David Gibson

Photon Lines Ltd

“Blackmores are the perfect bridge between working on your ISO as an individual or company, to being audited each year.  We find that any queries we have are covered and we feel sure that we have everything as needs be before going into an external audit.”

Mandy Welsby

Jaama Ltd

“We have been extremely impressed with the service and support provided by Blackmores.  There knowledge and assistance through out our ISO journey has been amazing!”

Philip Hannabuss

Dome Consulting

“Blackmores have really kept us on our toes with the broad scope and level of detail they apply to our internal audit schedule. They always stay abreast of ISO standard changes and help us to adapt our processes and documents to embrace these changes accordingly. Having Blackmores shadow our external audits provides invaluable confidence and peace of mind – would highly recommend their services!”

Phil Geens

Kingsley Napley

“Our ISO 27001 certification project has gone so well, that there was no doubt in who we were going to ask to help us with our aspirations of becoming ISO 14001 certified. It’s been an absolute pleasure working with Blackmores, and we are really looking forward to working with them for the foreseeable future.”


Our 7 Steps to Success

The Blackmores ISO Roadmap is a proven path to go from idea to launching your ISO Management System.

Whether you choose to work with one of our isologist consultants or work your own way through the process on our isology Hub, we’re certain you’ll achieve certification in no time!