ISO 50001

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 …

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ISO Survey 2019

ISO Survey 2019 ISO Survey 2019 has recently been published. The ISO Survey of Certifications is an annual assessment to determine the number of valid certificates to ISO management system standards worldwide, issued by IAF-accredited certification bodies. The most up-to-date ISO Survey covers the 2019 calendar year. This blog will assess the global trends in …

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ISO 50001 Set for a Revision

The International Energy Management System (EnMS) Standard ‘ISO 50001’ recently celebrated its 5th anniversary in June 2016. According to ISO, by the end of 2014, 6,778 organisations achieved certification to the standard, with many others implementing the standard without getting certified. As with all ISO management system standards, ISO 50001 must be reviewed every five …

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Implementing Change after ESOS

At the end of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) extended deadline on January 29th 2016, less than 60% of the circa. 10,000 ESOS-eligible businesses in the UK were compliant with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations (2014 No. 1643). The Environment Agency had received 5,948 notifications of compliance and 1,000 notifications of intent to …

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First Deadline of Energy Audit Scheme is Growing Close for Irish Firms

Many firms are well aware at this stage that the first deadline for the Energy Audit Scheme (EAS) is 5th December 2015. With many firms having yet to complete these audits there will be in no doubt a rush towards completion in the next few weeks and firms may find it difficult to find an …

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Update: Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 – UK

ATTENTION! Does your organisation employ more than 250 people (directly in the UK or abroad)? Does your organisation have an annual turnover of more than €50 million per year and/or an annual balance sheet in excess of €43 million? If you have answered ‘No’ to the above questions, this legislation is voluntary for your organisation. …

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Update: European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 – Ireland

ATTENTION! Does your organisation employ more than 250 people directly? Does your organisation have an annual turnover of more than €50 million per year and/or an annual balance sheet in excess of €43 million? Are you a public body with individual buildings having a total useful floor area of more than 500m2 or an annual …

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Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards – ISO 50001

Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards: ISO 50001 This post investigates the global growth in the uptake of ISO’s seven most popular standards over the 2012 and 2013. Figures released from the ISO show a large increase in the number of certificates issued in 2012, compared with those issued in 2011. In 2012, …

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Achieving Multi-Jurisdictional Compliance

To achieve multi-jurisdictional compliance under standards including ISO 14001 and 50001 and OHSAS 18001, understanding and applying the law of each jurisdiction in which your organisation operates is a necessity. To this end, there are two key challenges for an organisation operating at multiple sites and/or in multiple jurisdictions: Understanding the legislation, regulations and directives …

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