Key Benefits

EMAS provides

  1. Enhanced credibility, transparency and reputation
    • continuous improvement of environmental performance is verified
    • independently validated reporting through environmental statement
    • an opportunity to stand out from the crowd with a premium instrument, leading to increased business opportunities in markets that prioritise green production processes
    • better relations with customers, the local and wider community, and regulators
    • EMAS logo as a marketing tool
  2. Enhanced environmental risks and opportunities management
    • guarantee of full regulatory compliance with environmental legislation
    • reduced risk of fines related to environmental legislation
    • regulatory relief
    • access to deregulation incentives
    • access to public contracts
  3. Enhanced environmental and financial performance
    • high quality environmental management
    • resource efficiency and cost savings
  4. Enhanced employee empowerment and motivation
    • improved workplace environment
    • enhanced employee commitment
    • greater team-building capacity

Check out the 3x3 Good Reasons for EMAS brochure to learn about this premium environmental management instrument and how it supports tackling key management challenges, helps with risk & opportunity management and the disctinctive features that make EMAS unique.


If your organisation is interested in registering with EMAS we encourage you to contact your national Competent Body. Your national Competent Body is there to help you with any questions you may have on your way to EMAS.