Following many months of work, UK Milling’s Energy Management System has been certified to ISO 50001. The specification was created by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for an energy management system which specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system, whose purpose is to enable an organization to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance, including energy efficiency, energy security, energy use and consumption. The standard aims to help organizations continually reduce their energy use, and therefore their energy costs and their greenhouse gas emissions. The scope of the certification in ADM Milling covers all operational & distribution functions at all sites and head office with audits being carried out at Avonmouth, Edinburgh and Knottingley as evidence of compliance.
“Developing a framework and policy for a more efficient use of energy will give us the tools to better understand and make decisions to help to play our part in conserving resources, tackle climate change and improve quality and environmental management. Said Simon Bennett (Energy Manager, UK Milling Operations) “This will then allow us to set a bench mark within our industry to help drive continuous improvement on energy management. Striving for ISO 50001 has been a real team effort and a major leap forward in ‘raising the bar’ by requiring us to demonstrate that we have improved our energy performance”.
Congratulations to everyone in UK Milling – an achievement to be proud of!