GERO SA was certified by EQA HELLAS A.E. for its environmental management according to ISO 14001: 2015, demonstrating its sensitivity to the environment and its protection.
ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized standard for environmental management carried out by businesses. It provides instructions and required control points to be applied to all activities that have an impact on the environment. Such activities are the use of natural resources (eg water, etc.), waste handling and disposal and energy consumption.
The new version of the ISO 14001: 2015 environmental management standard contains significant changes to the old version of ISO 14001: 2004.
The main changes to the new version of ISO are:
Adoption of the standardized structure, as defined in annex SL of the ISO part 1 directives, for easy management of integration with other management systems and adoption of the same terms and definitions as ISO 9001.
Recognizing and assessing risks that have an impact on the organization’s environmental performance and taking action to address threats and exploit opportunities
Understanding of the organization’s external and internal environment that affects its environmental performance.
Monitoring and Review of information related to stakeholders and their respective expectations and needs.
Increase the prominence of environmental management within the strategic planning of the organization’s processes.
Greater focus on leadership and increased commitment
Add preventive initiatives to protect the environment from damage and degradation, such as the use of sustainable resources and mitigation of climate change
Adding Improvement of Environmental Performance
Consideration of the life cycle when considering the environmental aspects
Add a communication strategy
Introduction of the term documented information to replace the document, process, records, etc. that we encounter in the old version, GERO S.A. continues its environmental action and invests in the protection of the natural environment. This certification is its practical commitment to systematically managing systems and actions that help to protect natural resources.