- HID Global Malaysia operations pass independent evaluation of environmental management systems by SGS, an accredited third-party organization.
- Certification demonstrates HID Global’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its daily operations.
- Key ISO 14001:2004 environmental management focus areas include legislative compliance, pollution prevention, and minimizing energy and resource usage.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2014 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that its Malaysia operation, located in Kulaijaya, Johor, has achieved certification to the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard. SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, issued the certificate after auditing the HID Global Malaysia environmental management system and verifying that it conforms to the requirements specified in the standard.
“HID Global Malaysia worked tirelessly towards our ISO 14001 certification,” said Kevin Teehan, Senior Director Corporate Sustainability for HID Global. “This achievement illustrates HID Global’s commitment to the environment. ISO 14001 certification is increasingly becoming a customer requirement and we are excited about the level of excellence that this standard provides and to be part of its adoption worldwide.”
The ISO 14001 standard provides tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and continually improve their performance. ISO 14001 defines the criteria to which an environmental management system can be certified, and maps out a framework that an organization can follow. Using ISO 14001 can provide assurance to customers, employees, and stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved. Key areas HID Global focuses on include compliance with environmental legislation, pollution prevention, minimizing energy and resource usage, and exceeding customer environmental expectations.
About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management, and use of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company’s primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm®, and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,200 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.
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