It is an international standard that applies to Environmental Management Systems and is designed to achieve a balance between maintaining the profitability of production and reducing the environmental impacts of the organization
- Increased environmental efficiency
- Reduced costs during treatment
- Reduction in the use of raw materials and energy
- Improvement and order in the fulfillment of the obligations of the organization, both at a formal and material level, which are required by the environmental legislation that may apply, facilitating the adaptation to the different changes that the organization may have to face.
- Reduction of the risk of non-compliance with applicable legislation, thereby directly reducing the possible damage that may be caused to the environment.
- Minimization of the risks of possible claims for civil liability of the organization, both at civil and criminal level.
- Prevents the organization from entering into lawsuits with the administration or other companies for unfair competition.
- It increases the trust of legislators, shareholders, investors, and insurance companies, thus improving the organization’s relationship with these groups and increasing its business capacity.
Advantages in commercialization:
- Improves the sales strategies of the products offered by the organization, increasing its differentiation from other organizations that similar market products.
- Marketing advantages
- It facilitates adaptation to the different demands of market users, such as, for example, the dissemination of ISO14001 certification.
- It opens the possibility of accessing public tenders that require the implementation of an Environmental Management System.
- It increases the possibility of producing significant investments, cost control, and the generation of new business opportunities.
- Increases the development of new technologies and new products.
It dramatically improves the perception of the company by customers, suppliers, and partners, both internally and externally.
Investment and environmental cost advantages
- It facilitates the identification of the environmental costs involved in the activity carried out by the organization.
- Increases the possibilities of access to financial aid issued by administrations for the protection of the environment.
- Reduce the costs incurred in not carrying out the management correctly.
- The probability of increasing costs resulting from bad actions by third parties and affecting the environment is minimized.
- Insurance premiums are reduced for liability issues related to environmental impact.
- Increases and improves the productive processes carried out in the organization.
- Control and savings are made with raw materials.
- Decrease in water consumption.
- Use and minimization of waste.
- Process efficiency control.
- Improve the incorporation of new technologies and developments that enhance production.
- Reduction of production costs.