Benefits of EMS
Capturing institutional knowledge - ISO 14001 ensures this information is properly documented, communicated and retained. The cyclical nature of this management system further ensures all system information is reviewed and updated at least annually.
Improving relationships with regulators - organizations that implement an ISO 14001 EMS often report improved relations with government regulatory agencies, find that regulators are quicker to provide technical support, and find that the regulators are much more supportive in general.
Assurance to environmental friendly -Providing your company with assurance that you meet, and will continue to meet, your environmental management system commitments and corporate policy requirements and showing your business partners, regulatory agencies, and community that you are environmentally responsible.
Increasing profits- Through potential process improvements and energy conservation.
Reducing- Reducing your environmental liability and costs as a result of potentially lower insurance rates.
Streamlining operations - Organizations often realize monetary savings as a result of greater operational efficiency and energy conservation, and reduction in use of hazardous materials and generation of hazardous wastes.
Increased awareness and participation - Organizations benefit from better communication about environmental issues inside and outside the organization. ISO 14001 gives people an avenue to raise environmental issues and makes it clear that environmental performance is an important part of the corporate culture.Safety benefits ? By reviewing the procedures for controlling significant operations, including a review of emergency preparedness and response procedures, organizations are able to identify and implement significant safety improvements.