What is ISO 14064:2018 - GHG?

The ISO 14064 standard provides governments, businesses, regions, and other organizations with a complementary set of tools for programs to quantify, monitor, report, and verify greenhouse gas emissions. The ISO 14064 standard supports organizations to participate in both regulated and voluntary programs such as emissions trading schemes and public reporting using a globally recognized standard. ISO 14064, an international standard that addresses the quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and the verification of this information. It will provide an overview of the structure of the standard and present key aspects of its design and application. ISO 14064 is a technical specification and is climate policy-neutral. ISO 14064 exists as a guide for the private and public sector in developing GHG inventories for their organization as well as a foundation for policymakers and program developers for initiatives to address the global environmental challenge of climate change.

Benefits of ISO 14064:2018 - GHG Certification

Customer Satisfaction

Deliver products that consistently meet customer requirements and a service that is dependable and can be relied on.

Legal Compliance

Understand how statutory and regulatory requirements impact your organization and its customers.

Ability to win more business

Procurement specifications often require certification as a condition to supply, so certification opens doors.

Improved stakeholder relationships

Improve the perception of your organization with staff, customers, and suppliers.

Improved Risk Management

Greater consistency and traceability of products and services means problems are easier to avoid and rectify.

Proven Business Credentials

Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard speaks volumes.

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Who can be certified ISO 14064?

ISO 14064 has applicable for both the private and the public sectors. For businesses, the standard provides the steps to developing an inventory that is not only able to be easily verified but can be compared to the inventories of other organizations. By using the standard as a guide, these businesses can reduce the costs of conducting and verifying an inventory. Because the standard represents a consensus on technical GHG inventory best practices, these businesses can also have greater confidence in the inventories that are produced and these inventories have more credibility with stakeholders.

Manufacturing Companies

Service Sector


Drugs and Pharma


Government Organizations

Research Foundation


Shipping Industry





Textile and Apparels

Medical and Test Lab

Software Development

Document required for ISO 14064:2018 - GHG

  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Organization’s size
  • Activities performed by the organization
  • Processes undertaken by the Organization
  • Products and services offered by the organization
  • The complexity of processes undertaken
  • Competence of persons involved

Role of Shamkris and Process of ISO 14064:2018

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain a certificate of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Day 1

GAP Analysis, Certification Body, Selection, Cost Estimates

• Finding the GAP between existing system related to ISO requirements
• Selecting the appropriate certification body
• Based on the scope of your business & certification body you choose

Week 1

Developing Documents

• Management System Manual, Management System Procedures, Policy, Objectives, Forms etc.
• Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Week 4

Implementing Management System

• ISO Awareness training for the top management and staff
• Implementing a well-documented management system throughout the organization

Week 8

Internal Audit

• Internal audits identifying nonconformities related to ISO requirements
• Management Review Meetings
• Corrective and Preventive Action plan for nonconformities

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

• Shamkris acts on your behalf and assists you in the third-party audit
• Closing of any nonconformities identified by the certification body

Week 12

Certificate Issued

• ISO certificates issued for 3 years
• Surveillance Audits yearly

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

• Support of Yearly documentation for audit