Processes and Instruments of Sustainable Production
Environmentally relevant aspects in QMS
Environmentally relevant aspects, e.g. the management of waste and residual substances or the avoidance of noise and dust emissions, have been integrated into the company’s quality management systems (QMS), which are certified according to ISO 9001 at almost all production sites. The criteria laid down in the QMS provide the basis for the requirements to be met in production and its processes. Environment officers have been appointed to ensure the implementation of environmentally relevant standards. A number of production sites have already been certified according to ISO 14001. There are no plans for Group-wide certification according to ISO 14001 or EMAS, as Wienerberger considers the current QMS to be sufficient for the control and management of production processes and their environmental impacts.