ISO 14001 is a generic, voluntary framework designed by the International Organization for Standardization to assist in developing individualized environmental management systems; it is based on the idea of continual improvement and embraces the following approach:
- Plan – Establish the objectives and processes required.
- Do – Implement the process.
- Check – Measure and monitor the processes and report results.
- Act – Take action to improve performance based on results.
Styron has developed and implemented an ISO 14001 compliant environmental management system, which was evaluated and certified by independent auditors when Styron was part of The Dow Chemical Company. The Styron plants and facilities that are currently ISO 14001 certified include:
|Auburn Hills Plastics R&D||Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA|
|Boehlen Styrene||Boehlen, Germany|
|Guarujá Latex||Guarujá, Brazil|
|Hamina Latex||Hamina, Finland|
|Limão Plastics||Limão, Brazil|
|Livorno Latex||Livorno, Italy|
|Norrköping Latex||Norrköping, Sweden|
|Rheinmuenster Latex||Rheinmuenster, Germany|
|Schkopau - all units||Schkopau, Germany|
|Stade Plastics||Stade, Germany|
|Terneuzen - all units||Terneuzen, The Netherlands|
|Tessenderlo Polystyrene||Tessenderlo, Belgium|