EMAS (the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) is a voluntary environmental management system for companies and organizations to evaluate, report and improve their environmental performance. It is developed by the European Commission and is based on international environmental systems like ISO 14001; environmental system and -reporting. The companies engaged in EMAS are constantly decreasing emissions and waste in their business and also minimizing the use of natural resources and energy.
EMAS stands for:
Companies and organizations committed to EMAS are allowed to use EMAS-logo and EMAS-certificate.
Read more from EMAS international websites.