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General publications21 December 2022
Executive summary of the fitness check

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND TO THE COUNCIL on the review of implementation of Regulation (EC)No 122/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) and the Regulation (EC) No 66/2010 of the parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 on the EU Ecolabel

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General publications21 December 2022
Fitness Check

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND TO THE COUNCIL on the review of implementation of Regulation (EC)No 122/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) and the Regulation (EC) No 66/2010 of the parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 on the EU Ecolabel.

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General publications21 December 2022
Press release (Fitness Check)

The Commission has adopted a report presenting the conclusions of the extensive evaluation of the EU Ecolabel Scheme and the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). The Fitness Check of the functioning and performance of these two voluntary schemes found that implementation must improve to reach full potential as circular economy tools.

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General publications20 December 2022
EMAS - toolkit_instruction manual

The EMAS implementation tools are part of a pilot project to support all organisations, but especially small and medium-sized organisations (SMEs), in their implementation of EMAS. The tools will help you find out what environmental aspects your organisation has, decide which person in your organisation is responsible for which task related to the environmental management system (EMS), and also to collect and analyse your environmental data. There are all vital steps when setting up an EMS!

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General publications19 December 2022
EMAS - success stories (VO)

VO is a communications group that has been based in Brussels for the past 30 years. We support private and institutional clients with everything from advice and strategy to implementation, while providing communication in all its forms (events, graphic, digital, artistic and technological media), including content creation. The group comprises 6 agencies with complementary expertise, grouped together at the rue de Stalle office, benefiting from a back office and consistent centralised management.

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General publications19 December 2022
EMAS - success stories (Museu de la Vida Rural)

The Museu de la Vida Rural (Museum of Rural Life) is a 5,500 m2 cultural center dedicated to the preservation of the memory of the rural world, is located in l’Espluga de Francolí (Conca de Barberà, Catalonia) and was created in 1988 on the initiative of Lluís Carulla i Canals. It currently has an extensive permanent collection that allows you to travel through time, across the history and knowledge of the Catalan and Mediterranean rural world.

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General publications19 December 2022
EMAS - success stories (ITELAZPI)

ITELAZPI is the Public Company that manages the Basque Government’s telecommunications infrastructure network to offer public services to citizens through a series of radio communication centers. The organization is attached to the Directorate of Information and Communication Technologies of the Basque Government’s Department of Public Governance and Self-Government

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General publications19 December 2022
EMAS - success stories (ICS)

The Institut Català de la Salut (ICS) is the biggest public institution providing health care to the population in Catalonia, and it also develops training and research in the field of health.

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General publications19 December 2022
EMAS - success stories (Natursteine)

Founded in 1967, the stonemason company Glöckner Natursteine specialises in the processing of natural stones, in particular the restoration of sandstone facades. Under the guiding principle “Preserving the old - creating new things”, the Saarland craft business is geared to the requirements of sustainability. Their focus is on reuse and use of regional stones instead of Asian imports. This strengthens regional value chains and avoids long transport routes.

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General publications8 December 2022
EMAS - case study (CAT)

Find the Catalan version of La Page Original case study here.

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