ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management Systems (EnMS) Certification

ISO 50001 : 2018 Energy Management Systems (EnMS)

What Is ISO 50001 Certification?

ISO 50001 certification is widely accepted by organizations of all scales and sectors. By implementing the EnMS framework organizations can monitor, control and bring down energy costs which ensure energy security and business sustainability. This as a result helps in depletion in carbon emissions and enhances the corporate image.

ISO 50001 specifies 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. It provides companies with a structure for understanding significant areas of energy use, integrating energy efficiency into management practices and facilitating continual improvement of energy performance.

Rising energy costs and increasing regulatory pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are forcing the need for effective energy management a priority for all organisations.

Benefits of ISO 50001 Certification


ISO 50001 Certified companies are considered as a world-renowned industrial supplier.

Customer Experience

Enhance the quality of your products or services to meet your customer’s expectations.

Production Efficiency

With constant iteration, fewer faults and reduced waste, amplify productivity at scale.

More Sales

Get into untapped markets, attract and retain new customers and hit sales goals.


Increase your profitability and secure competitive advantages through lower energy costs.


Improve your energy balance and reduce your CO2 emissions

Take a Deep Dive Into ISO 50001 Certification

Looking to implement an ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems but not sure where to start? Take a look at our ISO 50001 guide here. The free guide will give you a great insight into this certification.

Steps to ISO 50001 Certification

Step - 1

Application for ISO 50001 : 2018 certification from new (Fresh) client and existing client.

Step - 2
Offer Submission

After understanding your business, we create an offer that helps you to attain ISO 50001 : 2018 Certification without hassles.

Step - 3
Offer Acceptance

Acceptance of Offer by client and Confirmation of agreement by both client organization and IRQS.

Step - 4
Certification Audit

Conduct of Initial Certification audit – (Stage 1 + Stage 2) for new (Fresh) clients / Re-Certification audit (For existing clients).

Step - 5

Issuance of the “Certificate of approval” on successful completion of the initial / Re-certification audit process.

Step - 6

Surveillance audits are undertaken annually to ensure that compliance to the chosen Standard(s) is maintained throughout the three-year certification cycle.

Step - 7

The recertification audit process is to be initiated 3 months prior to the expiry of the certificate.

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Client Case Study

Implementing ISO 50001:2018 can help drive sustainability and continuous improvement in your organization. The following case studies offer a look at the difference ISO 50001 made for organizations in terms of sustainability, overall operational efficiency and revenue.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the latest ISO 50001?

ISO 50001 update in 2018 marks the latest version. It is the second edition of the standardization certificate framework. It was initially released in 2011 but the latest one was updated in August, 2018. The ISO framework focuses on energy management system in organizations of all sizes.

What are the key elements of ISO 50001?

ISO 50001 is an energy management system-oriented framework exhibiting the best practices. The key elements of ISO 50001 thrive towards a better management setup that promotes environmental awareness, sustainability, and quality. The highlights of the framework include the following –

  • Policy making for energy efficiency
  • Target setting for energy management and maintenance
  • Better data management and analysis for energy utility
  • Performance measurement and analysis
  • Objectives and strategies for continual improvement
How does getting ISO 50001 certification help me in saving energy?

The ISO 50001 framework explains the need for developing, implementing, maintaining, and updating the energy management system in an organization. Simply put, the certification enables an organization to adhere to a set of best practices and follow a systematic approach. It helps in achieving optimal energy performance and enhance it continually.

The framework offers a comprehensive structure for acknowledging the significant aspects related to energy utility, management, saving, thereby promoting, and infusing the energy efficiency into management practices. As a result, it gets convenient for the organization to save energy in the long run.

How can I contribute towards energy conservation with ISO 50001?

Reviewing the existing energy usage and constructing effective policies to manage the energy consumption is the best wat to contribute towards energy conservation. The ISO 50001 certification helps the company comply by the set of norms and follow the best energy management practices. Thus, your organization actively contributes to the environment with a responsible and proactive approach. Hence, it is critical for all organizations to attain the ISO 50001 certification.

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