Zinwave Achieves ISO 14001 Certification
January 10, 2017
Global In-Building Wireless Provider Meets International Standard for Environmentally-Sound Business Practices
Dallas, TX – January 10, 2017 – Zinwave, a global provider of wideband distributed network solutions for delivery of public safety, cellular, IoT, and other wireless services, today announced that it has achieved ISO 14001 certification. This ensures that Zinwave meets or exceeds international standards for environmentally-sound manufacturing and business processes. Zinwave has been ISO 9001 compliant for more than a year, signifying the company’s commitment to the highest quality manufacturing standards. Achieving compliance with ISO 14001 similarly underscores Zinwave’s commitment to stringent environmental standards.
ISO 14001 assures that Zinwave will:
- Properly recycle and dispose of office waste and lab-related material
- Monitor and evaluate Zinwave’s impact on the environment (air pollution, water, waste management, etc.)
- Source and allocate environmentally friendly resources
- Empower and engage employees to conduct business in an environmentally sound way
"ISO 14001 environmental certification affirms Zinwave’s focus on corporate environmental responsibility and will allow our staff to measure and improve our environmental impact at our locations around the world,” said James Martin, vice president of operations at Zinwave. “We are already seeing a positive impact to our recycling efforts and we look forward to further reducing the impact to our local environment at sites around the globe."
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