Benefits of ISO 14001:2004 Certification
The most important benefit of ISO 14001 implementation is the monetary benefit derived from reduced energy costs as a result of increased energy efficiency. The other benefits include improved industrial relations with the government through following of governmental regulations. In addition, greater shareholder and customer confidence is observed. Increase in labour productivity due to improved work ethics and corporate identity. Since an EMS according to ISO 14001 is based on the participation of the entire staff, it enhances the integration of employees and motivates them to actively participate in changes within the organization.