Continuing its unique seven-year streak, the Port of New York and New Jersey once again achieved the coveted International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 Certification for its Environmental Management System (EMS) this March. According to ISO’s website, the 14001 standard “maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system.” An ISO survey revealed that the majority of 14001-compliant organizations see their certification as a valuable tool for meeting legal requirements and improving environmental performance while bestowing a competitive edge and some financial benefits. While the U.S. boasts 360 seaports, less than 10 are currently ISORead More →