What is EMAS?
EMAS, the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme, is a voluntary EU initiative designed to improve companies' environmental performance. EMAS is controlled by EU Regulation 761/2042. A copy of this document can be downloaded from the European Union website.
The Scheme is backed by some of the Governments of EU member states. Organizations that participate are recognized as having contributed to environmental degradation.
If you are located in the EU, BSI can help you toward the registration of your EMAS statement through our verification and validation services.
BSI is independently accredited by UKAS (the UK Accreditation body for EMAS) to deliver EMAS verification and can:
Once your environmental statement has been verified, you will then be able to register with the EMAS National Competent Body. This is the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) in the UK.For further information on EMAS Verification with BSI, please complete our Enquiry Form .