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body to certify that it is in conformity to the standard.
ISO 14001:2004
ISO 14001:2004 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system to enable
an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal
requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about
significant environmental aspects. It applies to those environmental aspects that the organization
identifies as those which it can control and those which it can influence. It does not itself state
specific environmental performance criteria. As ISO 9001:2008 it may be certified by an independent
third party.
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Life Cycle Assessment is an examination of the environmental performance of products and services
throughout all phases of their lifecycle: from the extraction of raw materials, to manufacturing,
transportation and distribution phases, carrying on with use, re-use, maintenances stages and finally
focussing on recycling and disposal.
The methodology is based on the ISO 14040 series. Even if it analyses several phases, it usually does
not include social impacts.
Italian Legislative Decree No. 231/2001
The Italian Legislative Decree No.231/2001 issued on the 8th of June 2008 has introduced the
discipline of the administrative responsibility of the firms on the basis of which these can be retained
responsible, and consequently sanctioned, in relation to some offences committed or attempted in
the interest or to the advantage of the firm, of the administrators or the employees. The responsibility
of the Firm is excluded if it has adopted and efficiently actuated, before the commitment of the
offence, organization, management and control models suitable to prevent these offences and has
instituted an Organism to control the functioning and the observance of the models.
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Method (HACCP Method)
The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points System identifies, evaluates and controls hazards
which might result in consumers receiving harmful food products.
Total suspended solids
Total suspended solids are small particles of solid pollutants that float on the surface of, or are
suspended in, sewage or other liquids. They resist removal by conventional means.
Tonne (s) of oil equivalent (TOE)
Tonne(s) of oil equivalent is a normalized unit of energy. By convention it is equivalent to the
approximate amount of energy that can be extracted from one tonne of crude oil. It is a standardized
unit, assigned a net calorific value of 41 868 kilojoules/kg and may be used to compare the energy
from different sources.