On-farm environment management systems: an evaluation of ISO 14 000
Recent media reports suggest that farmers should target market opportunities by adding substance and accountability to New Zealand's "clean green" image and adopting recognised environmental performance standards. ISO 14000 is an international accreditation standard recognising responsible environmental management. By examining the standard itself, reviewing relevant legislation and exploring market concerns, this report evaluates ISO 14000 in terms of its suitability for on-farm use.
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