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EMS Certification – Priority for Romania


  • CONDREA Elena
  • STANCIU Anca
  • MIREA Marioara

    () („Ovidius” University of Constanta
    „Ovidius” University of Constanta
    „Ovidius” University of Constanta)


The Environmental Management System (EMS) represents a part of the company general management. ISO 14000 represents the reference standard for EMS implementation worldwide. The ISO 14001 Standard can be integrated into other management systems to help the achievement environmental and economic goals. It describes the requirements for registration and/or self-declaration of the organization’s EMS. Demonstration of successful implementation of the system can be used to assure other parties that an appropriate EMS is in place. It was written to be applicable to all types and sizes of organizations and to accommodate diverse geographical, cultural, and social conditions. It does, require commitment to the organization’s EMS policy, applicable regulations, and continual improvement. The standard ISO 14001 is divided into six parts and has a total of 18 requirements. The numbering system is identical to the standard. The organization shall establish and maintain an environmental management system that includes policy, planning, implementation and operation, checking, and corrective action, and management review.

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  • CONDREA Elena & STANCIU Anca & MIREA Marioara, 2010. "EMS Certification – Priority for Romania," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(1), pages 248-252, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:248-252

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    management system; certification; standard; environment;

    JEL classification:

    • Q59 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Other


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