EMAS’s achievements in the second quarter of 2020

Every three months, the European Commission looks back on progress made in promoting EMAS and environmental management

New EMAS register online

Since 11th March, the new EMAS register has been deployed. New features now make it easier to search for information on EMAS registered organisations. Highlights of the new EMAS register include a modern and functional design, a logical structure, which is easy to use, advanced search and filter options, new graphs and a download option! The new EMAS register is compatible with all browsers – except Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Explore the new EMAS register here.

New case study online

The Helpdesk published a new case study on “EMAS as a driver of change”. The case study presents best practice examples from the 2019 EMAS Awards nominees acknowledging the achievements of EMAS registered organisations that have implemented EMAS as a driver of change towards sustainable transition through a long-term holistic vision for a positive impact on sustainable development.

Learn more about the topic of the 2019 EMAS Awards and the nominees in the new case study in English or French.

New statistics on EMAS registrations available

94 new organisations joined the EMAS Community between September and October 2019 and April 2020! Congratulations to the new members in the network! Please welcome the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences or Port de Sitges – Aiguadolç in Spain. The majority of the new registrations are from Italy, Spain and Germany.

Please find out more about the new EMAS statistics here.

Preparations for the EMAS Committee Members Meeting in September in Berlin

The European Commission has been preparing for the 22nd EMAS Committee Members Meeting which will take place in Berlin on 30th September 2020 this year. The Meeting will be hosted by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety within the scope of the German Presidency of the EU Council in 2020. The meeting will be complemented by a Conference on 25 years of EMAS organised by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the European Commission.

20 years of premium environmental management - High Level Conference on EMAS 2015