A purpose to make production at OJSC KAMAZ cleaner and eco-friendly is today regarded as an integral part of the enterprise’s development strategies and a measure necessary for the forthcoming accession to the WTO. Having received an environmental certificate, OJSC KAMAZ acquired an image of a reliable partner, and therefore its vehicles became more prestigious and competitive on the European market.
OJSC KAMAZ started implementing and using the environmental management system in 2006, after it had introduced its efficiently functioning quality management system and occupational health and safety management system.
In 2007, OJSC KAMAZ was certified for compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 international standard "Environmental Management System. Requirements and reference guide" (IQNet certificate No. RU-07.700.026 issued on October 31, 2007 by Russian Register Certification Association).
In order to implement and effectively use the environmental management system of OJSC KAMAZ, the company developed standards, regulations, procedures describing the basic elements of ISO 14001.
Each year, the environmental management system of OJSC KAMAZ’s departments is successfully audited by Russian Register Certification Association, and each time the audit confirms the compliance of OJSC KAMAZ’s system with the ISO 14001 international standard.
In 2010, OJSC KAMAZ was re-certified and received a certificate valid till October 31, 2013.