Benefits of ISO Standards

What is a standard?
A standard is a document that provides requirements, specifications, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose.

What are the benefits of ISO International Standards?
ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. For business, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors, and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.

Benefits include:

1.    Cost savings – help optimise operations and therefore improve the bottom line
2.    Enhanced customer satisfaction – help improve quality, enhance customer satisfaction and increase sales
3.    Access to new markets – help prevent trade barriers and open up global markets
4.    Increased market share – help increase productivity and competitive advantage
5.    Environmental benefits – help reduce negative impacts on the environment