Implementing ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 – Similarities & Differences

This blog series will investigate the similarities and differences between ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001:2018. The intent is to help organisations who are looking to get certified to either one or both of these standards to gain an understanding of the benefits and level of effort involved in utilising an integrated approach to obtain […]

1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet   Antaris is proud and grateful to be able to contribute 1% of our gross turnover to accredited environmental/sustainability organisations, which is independently verified by 1% for the Planet. 1% for the Planet  helps fund diverse environmental organisations so that collectively they can be a more powerful source in solving the […]

Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline

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Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline – a risk that should be managed Did you know that biodiversity is in bad shape both globally and here in Ireland? Did you know it’s a risk for your business and that those interested in prudent planning and sustainability need to get a handle on both how […]

Biodiversity Planning

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The role of biodiversity in an Environmental Management System: Managing the environment and improving sustainability isn’t only about controlling negative aspects, such as waste and emissions. The site can contribute positively to the environment by improving it’s sustainability as a habitat, reducing the use of harmful chemicals and promoting the growth of carbon sequestering trees, […]

7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001: An Inforgraphic

ISO 14001 has helped thousands of organisations reduce their environmental impact and improve their bottom line. Despite this companies still come up against obstacles on their road to certification. Some of these include: Sources: The 7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001

New Targets for the EU’s Circular Economy Package

The European Commission has adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular economy. The circular economy is a generic term for an industry economy that is producing no waste and pollution in which material flows are of two types, biological nutrients designed to […]

The 7 Challenges of Implementing ISO 14001

ISO 14001 certification is of immense value. Implementing this environmental management system has been shown to directly lead to more efficient use of resources and less waste. This is an extremely easy way to increase profitability. It has also been proven to reduce the risk of prosecution and insurance claims stemming from environmental issues. Finally, […]