Three Swedish authors suggest that cooperative certification, as undertaken by 30 SMEs at the Hackefors industrial park in Linköping, could provide a model for others. A Danish consultant suggests that use of environmental performance evaluation guidelines in a separate ISO environmental standard (ISO 14031) could be used by SMEs as a stepping stone to ISO 14001. A third paper discusses experience in a Mexican project aimed at increasing uptake of ISO 14001 by SMEs.
Other papers focus on implementation of the standard in larger companies - Switzerland's UBS bank, Belgium's main power firm Electrabel and UK offshore contracting firm Amec Process & Energy - and in other types of organisations.
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