ISO 14001: A Practical Approach (American Chemical Society Publication)

This book presents a comprehensive exploration of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Specification, a guide produced by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and intended to foster environmentally sustainable industrial development. The book includes numerous case studies and extensive references and background. It stresses the practical implementation of the standard and surveys related government and industry programs. Examples from specific studies are integrated throughout the text, which includes chapters on environmental accounting, legal issues, and the implications for industrial and university laboratories.