About costs, it is difficult to answer because ISO 14001:2015 imposes nothing that the legislation does not impose. Thus, the costs incurred to comply with the legislation are not imposed by ISO 14001: 2015. Other costs are implementation and maintenance costs for the management system.
2. Describe the purpose and intent of the ISO 14000 program?
The purpose of ISO 14001 is to help organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste.
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