ISO 50001 is a global energy management systems standard. It enhances the discipline of energy management. Energy management systems can be abbreviated as EnMS.
The purpose of this International standard is to change organizations to determine the systems and processes necessary to enhance energy performance, as well as energy potency, use, and consumption. ISO 50001 standard is meant to guide towards the reduction in gas emissions and other related environmental impacts and reduce energy expenses through systematic management of energy.
This International Standard is applicable to any or all varieties and sizes of organizations, regardless of geographical, cultural or social conditions. Successful implementation depends on commitment from all levels and functions of the organization, particularly from top management.
ISO 50001 certified companies have implemented a number of strategies and policies that are also what needs to be implemented by the organizations seeking the certification. These requirements are: