We Attain ISO 14001:2015 Certification
Posted on 7th November 2023Back to news
We Attain ISO 14001:2015 Certification
In a significant milestone for environmental sustainability, Jarvis Cosmetic Developments proudly announces that we have achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification. Independent certification auditors awarded our formal certification on 28 September 2023. This recognition underlines and acknowledges our unwavering commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices.
Project Leader, Suzanne Deacon, says;
“Getting ISO 14001:2015 certified was a no-brainer for us. We were already committed to reducing our carbon footprint, using fewer resources, and producing less waste. Even though our EMS was already well developed, the process of getting the formal ISO 14001 certification required significant commitment and effort from our entire team.
I would like to congratulate the entire team at Jarvis as well as Derek Hall from our ISO consultants, Blackmores, on the exceptionally quick and professional way we were able to achieve this important certification.”
ISO 14001:2015 Certification
ISO 14001:2015 is an internationally recognized standard for environmental management systems (EMS). It provides a framework that organizations can follow to establish and continuously improve their environmental performance.
The certification is not just a one-time achievement; it demonstrates a company’s dedication to environmentally responsible practices and a commitment to ongoing improvement.
The Key Principles of ISO 14001:2015
Jarvis Cosmetic Developments has showcased its commitment to sustainability by implementing environmental policies and objectives aimed at reducing its environmental footprint.
The company complies with all relevant environmental legislation, ensuring that its operations are in alignment with local, national, and international environmental regulations.
ISO 14001:2015 encourages a culture of continuous improvement by setting targets, monitoring progress, and adapting practices to reduce environmental impact.
Reduced Environmental Footprint:
By optimizing resource use, reducing waste, and minimizing pollution, Jarvis Cosmetic Developments aims to minimize its environmental impact and promote sustainable business practices.
Some Benefits for Customers
Customers can have confidence that the beautiful and functional products that the team at Jarvis Cosmetic Developments have created, developed, and manufactured have always had environmental responsibility considered and designed in.
ISO 14001:2015 certification helps our customers confirm that our ethos and processes align with their ethical and environmental values.
Environmental management systems enhance our overall quality control, ensuring that our customers can be sure the products we deliver are great quality, have full traceability, are safe and consistent.
A few Positive Effects on Suppliers
Suppliers working with Jarvis Cosmetic Developments benefit from a more transparent and efficient supply chain that promotes sustainability.
We seek out sustainability-conscious suppliers and establish long-term partnerships which benefit all concerned.
We encourage and assist suppliers in developing more sustainable solutions and products. Our purchasing processes, for example, consider the suppliers distribution costs and try to optimise deliveries and reduce unnecessary packaging.
We took an important step in our continuous business improvement program by achieving ISO 14001:2015 certification. We enhance our reputation by continuing to reduce our carbon footprint and we set an example for others to follow.
The positive impacts are felt not only within the organization but also by brands who can make ethical and environmentally responsible choices when selecting their cosmetic development and manufacturing partners. In addition, our suppliers benefit from the push towards enhanced sustainability, as it encourages innovation and promotes long-term partnerships.
Our MD summarised our philosophy when he said, “The team at Jarvis do not wait for legislation to tell us to do the right thing; we act and are doing the right things, right here, right now, and we are committed to encouraging all those with whom we do business, to do the same.”
In a world where environmental sustainability is of paramount importance, our ISO 14001:2015 certification demonstrates the company’s dedication to responsible practices and paves the way for continuous improvement in our approach to sustainability.
Our Certificate Number is GB23/00000348 and you can confirm that is is genuine and valid by following the link below and entering the certificate number for independent verification.