An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a tool for managing the impacts of an organisation’s activities on the environment. It provides a structured approach to planning and implementing environment protection measures.

An EMS integrates environmental management into a company’s daily operations, long term planning and other quality management systems.

ISO 14001 was developed primarily to assist companies’ in reducing their environmental impact, but in addition to an improvement in environmental standards and performance,
organisations can reap a number of economic benefits including higher conformance with legislative and regulatory requirements by utilising the ISO standard.

Having and EMS in place can also assist an organisation in the following ways:

  • minimise environmental liabilities;
  • maximize the efficient use of resources;
  • reduce waste;
  • demonstrate a good corporate image;
  • build awareness of environmental concern among employees;
  • gain a better understanding of the environmental impacts of business activities; and
  • increase profit, improving environmental performance, through more efficient operations.

Benefits of achieving Certification to ISO 14001 are better management of environmental risks, now and in the future.

  • Increased access to new customers and business partners.
  • Potential for reduced public liability insurance costs.
  • Overall cost savings in terms of consumption, waste and recycling.

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