Since the 2015 version of ISO 14001 was published, many companies are asking themselves whether or not they need to implement the whole standard all over again.
Thankfully for them, that's not at all necessary.
Whereas the 2015 updates did bring some changes, they are not so drastic that updating your EMS should be an off-putting task.
If your organization was certified before September 15, 2015, you will have a certification according to the 2004 version, and as such you will need to take the time to update your EMS.
This checklist runs you through the entire process, helping you find the common ground between the two versions and easing the burden as much as possible.
It should be noted that this template is simply a guide through the process of transitioning from the 2004 to the 2015 standard.
In any case, let's get started.