The revision of ISO 50001 for Energy Management Systems (EnMS) continues to progress with the latest draft, Committee Draft 3 (CD3), issued on February 3 and circulated by ISO Technical Committee ISO/TC 301.
Established to help organizations improve energy performance and cut energy costs, ISO 50001 offers a systematic approach to improve energy performance over time through the use of an EnMS. Successful implementation of an EnMS in an organization requires a cultural change and commitment from all levels and functions, especially top management.
Since its release six years ago ISO 50001 has become increasingly important. According to ISO, 11,985 ISO 50001 certificates were issued by the end of 2015, and the number of certificates increased by 77% during that year according to ISO’s global survey.
Based on discussions during the ISO/TC 301 meeting held in Paris in January, the revised ISO 50001 standard is likely to be published in January 2019.
Source: the Auditor