Toyota Spain renews its ISO 14001 certification with Bureau Veritas Certification

Toyota Spain renews the certification standard internationally recognized environmental management • the number of dealers of the Toyota network with certificate of environmental management system increases by up to 86%. Madrid – Bureau Veritas Certification has been renewed ISO 14001 certification at Toyota Spain S.L.U. to its network of dealers and workshops. It’s a re-certification Toyota Spain S.L.U. was already certified in ISO 14001 previously.

This renewal confirms commitment to continuous improvement Toyota Spain with respect to the management of resources, waste, discharges and emissions of the Spain Toyota dealer’s network, as well as the environmental parameters centrally managed through Gaia-TOYOTA computer application.

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With the renewal of this certificate have been incorporated 3 new concessionaires that encompass 6 centres of the network, so the total number of certified dealers increases to 67, and represents 86% of the total of the official network of dealers of Toyota in Spain. Toyota Spain aims to have 100% of the dealers Network certified in the near future.

This certification, only standard internationally recognized for environmental management, is for Toyota Spain S.L.U. recognition to his great effort in this area. ISO 14001 is part of a series of international environmental management standards applicable to any organization. Based on the cycle of plan – do – check – Act, ISO 14001, in addition, specify the most important requirements to identify and control the environmental aspects of any organization.

According to José f. Guzman Mejia, Director Certification of the Agency Centre, of Bureau Veritas Certification “firms should consider certification as one of our core values-environmental management to enhance your business and to compete in the market”.

About Toyota Spain

Toyota Spain (TES) distributes and sells vehicles from Toyota and Lexus, which has 175 employees at its headquarters in Alcobendas (Madrid) and a network of 80 dealers Toyota, what is 174 points of sale Toyota and 179 points of assistance Toyota, where more than 3,400 people work. Spain Toyota currently has a distribution center for spare parts and accessories in San Agustín de Guadalix (Madrid) and a logistics centre in Sagunto (Valencia). During 2011, enrollment stood at 41.607 units, with a market share of 5.3%. As hybrids, Toyota and Lexus exceeded in 2011 8,900 vehicles, representing about 22% of the total number of registrations of both brands, and an increase of 45 per cent on the total number of hybrid enrolled in 2010.

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas Certification is the Bureau Veritas Certification entity which is an international company specialized in the verification of compliance, inspection, analysis, auditing and certification of products, infrastructures (buildings, industrial facilities, equipment, ships, etc.) and according to regulatory or voluntary frameworks (ISO standards, etc.) management systems. Bureau Veritas is classified as the second largest group in conformity assessment and certification services in the fields of quality, safety and hygiene, environment and social responsibility (Quality, Health and Safety, Environment, and Social Responsibility, cited as \”QHSE\” “) and a global leader in QHSE services. It is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of 1,300 offices and laboratories. It has more than 48,000 employees and a customer base that exceeds the 400,000.