The ISO 50001 standard helps businesses reduce energy related operational costs, increase energy efficiency, demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, support energy conservation, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve use of energy assets, and refine energy procurement practices.
Last year, the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Oxford plant become a zero-waste-to-landfill facility.
DEKRA Certification was the first certification body to achieve ANAB accreditation for the ISO 50001 energy management standard, which was introduced in July 2011. Since then, DEKRA Certification has also certified facilities for Volvo (North America), Nissan North America, Subaru of Indiana, General Dynamics, 3M, and Keihin Carolina System Technology to the ISO 50001 energy management standard. In addition to industrial facilities, DEKRA has also certified service-based business including Hilton Hotels and JW Marriott to ISO 50001.