Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd

KIND receives ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Certification

06 February 2017

ISO 14001 is an environmental management system that helps organizations identify, manage, monitor and control their environmental issues in a systematic and holistic manner.

ISO 14001 is suitable for organizations of all types and sizes, be they private, non-for-profit or governmental. It requires that an organization considers all environmental issues relevant to its operations, waste management, soil contamination, climate change mitigation and adaptation and resource use and efficiency.

At Kossan Industries Sdn. Bhd, (KIND), as part of our Corporate Vision and Mission that is “Navigating towards a sustainable low carbon foot print economy”, we started to gear up for 3rd party certification and effective implementation. The symbolic official launching ceremony was held on 30th January 2016 by our Group Managing Director/CEO, Dato’ Lim Kuang Sia during our company dinner. Following this, our steering committee headed by GM-Production, Mr Aloysius Mun and Group QA Manager Mr R K Suppiah kicked-off the Project Milestone and drive the whole team at KIND towards certification process with December 2016 being our target. With full cooperation from Top Management and all levels of employees, we managed to face the 2nd Stage of 3rd party Certification audits by Lloyds Register in December 2016. The prestigious certificate was issued to us in January 2017 and officially handed over to our Group Managing Director/CEO during KIND 2017 Dinner held on February 6th, 2017.

This ISO14001:2015 guide us to take a strategic approach to improve our environmental performance and to demonstrate the compliance with current and future statutory and regulatory requirements. Apart from increasing leadership involvement and employees engagement, it also enhances company reputation and confidence of stakeholders through strategic communication, providing a competitive and financial advantage through improved efficiencies and wastes reduction. It also encourage better environmental performance of suppliers by integrating them into our company’s business system.