Description of the tool
The European EMAS Regulation specifies the requirements to comply with when setting up an Environmental Management System (EMS). It is a voluntary scheme.
EMAS goes beyond ISO 14001 thanks to four additional requirements of the European regulation:
Setting up an EMAS EMS is validated when the external auditor accredited by the European Union has carried out the audit and has granted the EMAS certification. The certificate is valid for a period of three years.
Geographical level of recognition
Justification / Verification / Proof of adherence
Size: all sizes
Activity sectors: all private and public organizations