Stakeholders like governments, consumers, non-governmental organisations, and the media demand a better environmental performance from companies all over the world. The systematic improvement of the environmental performance of EMAS registered companies enhances their competitiveness and boosts their image and reputation. Through the EMAS Global mechanism, EMAS is available worldwide. This way EMAS helps to reduce the environmental impact of (industrial) operations around the world.
For non-EU organisations eager to apply to EMAS Global, here is a list of countries where EMAS Global registration is possible:
Further information on EMAS Global:
The European Commission has published an official EMAS Global guide. The target audience of the guide are EMAS Competent Bodies, EMAS Accreditation/Licensing Bodies and EMAS environmental verifiers. The document is available here.