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The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme


Altmann-Schevitz, Jan; Jens Clausen; Martin Jungwirth et. al. 2002: The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. Benefits and Challenges of EMAS II. European Conference, Brussels, 26/27 June 2002.

Jan Altmann-Schevitz
Jens Clausen
Martin Jungwirth
Michael Keil
103 pp.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Conference Summary
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The challenges of EMAS
2.3 Environmental Achievements of EMAS
2.4 EMAS in the Service Sector
2.5 EMAS and Sustainable Regional Development
2.6 EMAS In A Wider Europe
2.7 EMAS in Public Administration
2.8 EMAS and Public Procurement
2.9 EMAS’ Relationship to ISO 14001
2.10 EMAS and Marketing
2.11 Benefits and Incentives for EMAS Registered Corporations
2.12 EMAS and Employee Participation
2.13 Side-effects of EMAS
2.14 The future of EMAS
2.15 EMAS Homework Assignment
3. List of participants
4. The State of EMAS in the EU
4.1 Preface
4.2 Summary
4.3 Introduction: What is an Environmental Management System?
4.4 Participation in EMAS since 1995
4.4.1 Number of registered organisations
4.4.2 The scale of EMAS-Participation in terms of employees
4.4.3 EMAS in the service sector and in public administration
4.5 EMAS I and its Implementation in Industry
4.5.1 Motivations and expectations involved in the decision to implement EMAS
4.5.2 Implementation status of EMAS-elements
4.5.3 Cost of the implementation
4.5.4 Timescales for implementation
4.5.5 Environmental targets
4.5.6 Technical measures implemented
4.5.7 The impact of EMAS on innovation
4.5.8 Environmental results
4.5.9 Economic results
4.5.10 Difficulties, burdens and hindrances
4.5.11 EMAS in SMEs
4.5.12 EMAS or ISO
4.5.13 Phases of introduction and environmental strategy
4.5.14 Environmental statement
4.6 EMAS II in public administration
4.6.1 Motivations and expectations involved in the decision to implement EMAS
4.6.2 Implementation status of EMAS-elements
4.6.3 Cost of implementation
4.6.4 Timescales for implementation
4.6.5 Environmental targets
4.6.6 Technical measures implemented
4.6.7 Environmental results
4.6.8 Economic results
4.6.9 Burdens and hindrances
4.6.10 Conclusion
4.7 Incentives to participate in EMAS
4.7.1 Regulatory and monetary incentives
4.7.2 EMAS in Public Procurement
4.8 Evaluation of EMAS II by stakeholders
4.9 EMAS as a step to managing sustainability
4.9.1 Sustainable Development at company level
4.9.2 Decision-making and Sustainable Development
4.9.3 Co-operation as a key issue in achieving Sustainable Development
4.9.4 Future Directions
4.10 Bibliography
4.11 Bibliography Public Administration
Table of Figures in the Literature Study
Table of Tables of the Literature Study
5. Conference Script
5.1 Conference Venues & Contact Information
5.2 Reimbursement Information
5.3 Audience
5.4 Goal of the Conference
5.5 Your Presentation
5.6 Aim and Content of the Presentations
6. CVs of Speakers and Chairpersons