The operating companies of Carnival Corpo
ration & plc have completed implementation and certification of their respective environmental management systems
to the ISO 14001 standard.
Certifications have been issued to the company's operating units by four different irecognized maritime regulatory agencies in recognition of Carnival's commitment to systematic management of its processes, products and services to minimize environmental impact.
The international certification agencies included RINA from Italy
Germanischer Lloyd from Germany
, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance from North America
and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
in the UK.
The certificates attest that each operating unit's Environmental
Management System (EMS) for Operation and Management of Cruise Ships meets the ISO 14001 standard established by the Geneva-based International Organization for Standardization
, an internationally recognized standards
organization that promotes the development and implementation of
international standards, including those for environmental management
ISO 14001 presents a structured approach to establishing environmental
objectives and targets and provides a framework for organizations to apply
these tools to enhance their processes.