How can ISO 50001:2018 help businesses comply with ESOS?

The UK government established and introduced ESOS in order to implement Article 8 (4-6) of the EU Energy Directive 2012/27/EU. ESOS is a mandatory assessment aimed at organisations who in the UK: employ more than 250 members of staff; have a turnover that exceeds €50m; a balance sheet exceeding €43m; or are part of a […]

ISO 50001:2018 is Published

The updated version of the ISO 50001 standard for Energy Management Systems has finally been published. ISO 50001:2018 was released on 21 August 2018 and contains important if not ground-breaking updates that holders of ISO 50001 certificates need to be aware of and make adjustments for. There are four key changes: The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has confirmed […]

What’s the Difference Between ISO 14001 and ISO 50001?

It’s a good question. If you want the short answer: ISO 50001 is about saving energy whereas ISO 14001 is about your environmental performance, which doesn’t necessarily involve saving energy. Strange, but true. This is explained later. Both the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 50001 Energy Management System are rising in popularity. It’s […]