Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Public Voluntary Schemes
Policy Target:Buildings>Non-Residential
Agency:Federal Institute for Sustainable Development
Evaluation:All federal public services report annually (before 31 March) on their existing management system(s). In 2017, 11 out of 14 responses were received. Some have several environmental management systems (EMAS, ISO 14001, eco-dynamic enterprise label) and/or quality management systems (EFQM/ISO 9001).

Proposed by the Secretary for Sustainable Development, the federal government decided on 20th July 2005 that all Federal Public Services have to be EMAS certified by 2007. EMAS is an environmental management system, and stands for Eco-Management et Audit Scheme, and includes energy management and energy-saving measures.

The EMAS-objective was extended by decision on 20 July 2012 by the Council of Ministers.

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