ISO 50001 – Energy Management System
Energy is a critical constituent in most organisations, and the usage can have major cost implications. This standard helps you take a structured approach towards measuring and monitoring how much energy you use. By measuring and monitoring energy use, the standard will help you reduce costs and improve energy performance as well as helping you meet environmental and carbon reduction targets.
Investing in an ISO 50001 energy management system is an investment in improving our planet. We encourage companies who chose to take this step to reduce waste, costs, and risks while supporting the environment in the process. Therefore, we are gifting one of our IMSM trees to each company that invests in an ISO 50001 as a way to celebrate their decision by giving back and helping the planet.
What is ISO 50001?
ISO 50001 is the international standard for an Energy Management Systems (EnMS). It is applicable to any organisation – whatever your size, industry, or location to manage your energy, including procurement and use. ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other well-known standards such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001.
ISO 50001 specifies requirements an organisation needs to establish, implement, maintain, and improve an energy management system. That enables an organisation to take a systematic approach to achieve continual improvement of energy performance, energy efficiency, and energy conservation.
What are the benefits of ISO 50001?
- Increase your energy efficiency performance, productivity, and compliance
- Develop a policy for more efficient use of energy
- Help manage risks surrounding future energy supply
- Cut energy bills, and add the savings to your bottom line
- Build and support your reputation as a company with good environmental credentials
- Promote best practice in energy management through your supply chain, leading to improved stakeholder relationships with customers, suppliers and investors
- Use data to better understand and make decisions about energy use
- Continually improve energy management
ISO 50001 offers organisations, through the development of an energy management system (EnMS), a system to tackle climate change and conserve resources, through using energy more efficiently.
It helps organisations manage energy supply and energy uses and consumption, including measurement, documentation, and reporting, design and procurement practices for energy using equipment, systems, processes, and personnel.
What is involved?
Our consultant will perform a gap analysis which acts as the initial step in the review of your company’s internal processes and practices or management systems, where applicable, to determine where your company is today in relation to achieving the standard.
If required, IMSM will develop and deliver tailored training programmes for your staff to supplement your ISO certification. This ensures a full understanding and implementation of the quality controls being put in place, by way of employee development.
The external audit is the monitoring of your company’s conformance to the ISO standard. IMSM will continually support your business through the aforementioned stages as well as leading up to the audit, offering support and guidance to conformity. Once your organisation is confirmed as being ISO standard compliant, your organisation will be submitted to the certifying body deemed suitable. Your organisation will then be awarded the ISO certification.
Simple: we make it simple. We have been helping businesses achieve ISO certification since 1995 and have over 150 expert auditors operating around the world. With 15,000+ clients that have trusted us to implement ISOs, we are the experts and will do the heavy lifting, saving your company precious time. With a transparent fixed fee and flexible approach, we work with your business to make the process of gaining ISO 50001 as straightforward and beneficial as possible.
We strive to do this with our:
• World-class gap analysis
• Experienced and diverse ISO consultants
• Flexible terms and contract
• Fixed fee
• Full implementation
How can ISO specialists help your business?
Getting started with ISO 50001 certification can seem like a daunting process, which is why many businesses choose to use the help of an ISO consultant. We support and guide your business through certification. Our experienced assessors take the lead on auditing your business, helping you use the results to improve your quality management system. If necessary, there is also plenty of room for training.
These standards are all designed to be compatible and can be integrated to deliver audit efficiency, consistency, and optimisation. To explore the ways ISO standards can help to improve your business, contact IMSM today for an informal discussion with your local IMSM area manager.
ISO 50001 Blogs
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What is the difference between ISO 14001 and ISO 50001?
Climate change continues to disturb the planet, with weather patterns periodically adjusting and the ice caps melting.
Why is ISO 50001 important for your business and the environment?
Today, more energy is being used than ever before. Therefore, to keep up with modern times, it’s crucial for companies to consider how they manage the energy consumption of their business.
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:
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