EMAS (Enviromental Management & Control System)
EMAS is an enviromental management & control system, with voluntary participation of companies / organizations that aims to continuous improvement promotion of their environmental results. The initiative and the responsibility for the implementation of the system belong exclusively to the interested company / organization, which is called to set its own qualitative and quantitative goals and to try constantly to improve its environmental performance, informing the public about the relevant issues.
Adressed to: - all companies and organizations regardless their type, size, product or provided service (primary production, processing, trade, services, handicrafts, industry).
Validity- International Recognized.
Benefits of a company that applies EMAS (registered & makes use of EMAS logo):
Reduction of business cost, through energy and natural resources savings
Proof of environmental sensitivity in addition to compliance with applicable law,
Increase of the company readiness regarding the risk management related to possible environmental issues / crises that may arise from the operation of the company / organization,
Improving the image of the company / organization towards the interested parties (suppliers, company staff, public bodies, public opinion), through the demonstration of sensitivity for the environment,
Improving the communication of the company / organization with the public authorities,
Creating opportunities for entering to international markets, that are subjected to high environmental requirements from companies, due to the growing awareness of the consumers on environmental issues,
Continuous upgrade of the company through the implementation of objective monitoring and measurement mechanisms that ensure its compliance with predetermined environmental management specifications / requirements.