Volume 7 · Issue 8 · August 2002
ISO Survey: ISO 9000 Jumps 100K+; ISO 14001 Up 60%
The issuance of 44,288 certificates for ISO 9001:2000 by
the end of 2001 signals that the transition is behind schedule
but well underway. More notable is that, of 510,616 QMS certificates
reported in the latest ISO Survey, 101,198 (19.8%) of them
were issued in 2001. More than 10,000 new ISO 14001 certificates
were also issued, bringing the total number to 36,765 and
keeping the annual ISO 14001 growth rate worldwide above 60%.
Detailed data from the 11th Cycle of the ISO Survey and key
findings concerning US, North American and global registration
activity for 2001 is provided.