Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)
The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a management tool for companies and other organisations to evaluate, report and improve their environmental performance. The scheme has been available for participation by companies since 1995 and was originally restricted to companies in industrial sectors.
EMAS is a voluntary tool available for any kind of organisation aiming to:
- Improve its environmental and financial performance;
- Communicate its environmental achievements to stakeholders and society in general.