⇒What is ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System)?
ISO 14001 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) through dedicated technical committees representing approximately 173 countries around the world. Its purpose is to enable an organization of any type or size to develop and implement a policy committing it to prevention of pollution, compliance with legal and other requirements, and continual improvement.
Benefits of ISO 14001 Standard:
→ Demonstrates the concern for environment.
→ Reduce energy consumption.
→ Environmental credibility is becoming a factor of notional and international competitiveness.
→ Enhances image in the eyes of customer, employees and partner.
→ Control the effects of a company on the environment.
→ Cost savings through improved and productivity.
→ Detects ways to minimize waste and its disposal effectively.
→ Use of energy more efficiently.
→ Demonstrates the organization is committed to environmental issues.
→ It also gives a competitive edge to the company’s marketing
→ This certification is seen as both prestigious and valuable.
→ Improved image of company leads to future profits.
→ Improved utilization of byproducts.