New guidance on biodiversity in environmental management systems
“EMAS and Biodiversity: How to address biodiversity protection through environmental management systems” is the title of a new publication on the sound management of biodiversity aspects within EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) and other management systems.
Businesses have direct and indirect effects on biodiversity. The new guidelines
discuss both aspects and places emphasis on the avoidance and reduction of the
negative effects on biological diversity, as well as on the measures to enhance
their positive influences.
guidance is designed to be process-oriented and provide information on the
aims, measures and key data on biodiversity that are relevant to (almost) all
Global Nature Fund (GNF) and the Lake Constance Foundation (LCF), both partners
of the European Business and Biodiversity Campaign, have compiled the guidance
with the support of the German Ministry for the Environment and the European
Commission (Directorate General Environment and the Joint Research Centre).
publication can be downloaded here
Author: GNF, LCF
Tags: Biodiversity Management | Supply Chain Management
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