The Environmental Management System (EMS) is a continuing cycle of planning, implementing, evaluating and improving processes to achieve environmental goals. Sandia National Laboratories' (Sandia) EMS provides an integrated approach for management and members of the workforce to identify and manage environmental
The scope of Sandia’s EMS encompasses all activities, products
The Sandia/CA EMS was initially certified to the ISO 14001:2004 Standard in September 2006, with Sandia/NM receiving certification for its EMS in June 2009. In 2015, Sandia integrated the Sandia/CA site-specific EMS into the corporate program under one multi-site ISO 14001:2004 certification. In 2018, Sandia's EMS was recertified under the new ISO 14001:2015 standard.
See the Annual Site Environmental Reports for more information on the environmental programs and goals at Sandia.