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    QMS & EMS London: COP 21: STANDARDS TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

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    Source : qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk

    QMS & EMS London

    The International Standards Organisation (ISO) and the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) held a panel discussion on the sidelines of the UNFCCC talks in Paris.

    Tom Bauman, co-founder of the GHGMI and chair of a technical committee working on climate change mitigation and adaptation standards at the ISO, said that it had received a large number of requests over the past 18 months for new climate change standards.

    Nick Blyth, policy and practice lead at IEMA, said that the demand for new standards was driven partly by a general increase in awareness of the impacts of climate change as well as the publication of the revised ISO 14001 environmental management standard. The revised 14001: 2015 standard requires organisations to consider the impact of the environment, including climate change, on their operations as well as their impact on the environment.

    Read the full article at http://qualitymanagementlondon.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/cop-21-standards-to-tackle-climate.html