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					Phare Program 2002/000-605.05.01 – Implementation of EMAS in Poland




Ministerstwo Środowiska




                          Environmental statement
                Content of the presentation


                    Environmental statement
                    Requirements for statement
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                    Content of statement
                    Presentation of results
                EMAS main elements


                Statement contains the results of the EMS


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                Framework of EMAS


                  Statement is made by organisation
                           ORGANISATION



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                                                  Verification
                                                  Validation



                                                  Accredited verifiers




                            COMPETENT      ACCREDITATION
                              BODY             BODY


                            Registration
                EMAS requirements – EMAS Regulation

                   EMAS regulation consists of 18 Articles and 8
                    Annexes
                   Annexes are part of the regulation –requirements of
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                    the annexes must be met.
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                       Annex I: Requirements for EMS (ISO 14001)
                       Annex II: Requirement for internal auditing
                       Annex III: Environmental statement
                       Annex IV: Use of EMAS logo
                       Annex V: Accreditation, supervision and function of the
                        environmental verifiers
                       Annex VI: Environmental aspects
                       Annex VII: Environmental review
                       Annex VIII: EMAS registration information
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements for statement are in par. 3.2:

                A)   Description of organisation;
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                B)   Environmental policy & description of EMS;
                C)   All significant environmental aspects (direct and
                     indirect aspects);
                D)   Environmental objectives and targets;
                E)   Environmental data on significant aspects and
                     related to objectives & targets;
                F)   Other factors on environmental performance
                     including performance against legal requirements;
                G)   Name and registration number of EMAS-verifier

                Requirements are explained in guidance document 4
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                A)   Description of organisation;
POPRAWA STANU           Scope and boundaries of organisation;
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                        Activities;
                        Products;
                        Services;
                        Relation with parent organisation
                            Totally independent;
                            Directives on policy or targets;
                            Directives on products and procurement;
                            Totally dependent.
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                B) Environmental policy & global description of EMS;
POPRAWA STANU         Policy must include commitment of top management:
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                          Towards compliance to legal requirements;
                          To continuous improvement;
                          To prevention of environmental impacts and effects.


                      EMS must be conform requirements of ISO 14001.
                          PDCA cycle;
                          Main elements;
                          Focus on relevant aspects
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                C) All significant environmental aspects (direct and
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                   indirect aspects);
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                      Basically this is the outcome of the initial review
                      Direct aspects are linked to own location and
                       activities.
                      Indirect aspects are linked to products and services:
                          Products like TV’s, cars, airco’s;
                          Products like new buildings, roads etc.
                          Services like design of buildings, cleaning, gardening;
                          Services like banking and insurance;
                          Services of authorities like environmental policy and
                           directives
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                D) Environmental objectives and targets;
POPRAWA STANU         Must be linked with significant environmental aspects.
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                      Targets must be made SMART.
                          Specific
                          Measurable
                          Acceptable
                          Realistic
                          Time framed
                              Start and end date


                      Budgets involved must be made available by
                       management
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                E) Environmental data on significant aspects and
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                   related to objectives & targets;
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                   More detailed information from par 3.3 of annex III:
                   Accurate reporting of the organisation’s performance;
                    Understandable and unambiguous;

                    Allow for year to year comparison of performance;

                    Allow for comparison with others in same sector
                      (National or regional benchmark where appropriate);
                    Allow for comparison with legal requirements.
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                   Good practice is to present environmental information in:
                       Tables
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                       Graphs


                   Verifier will check:
                       Correctness and completeness of information;
                       Monitoring techniques used;
                       Calibration of monitoring equipment;
                       Assumptions used by organisation:
                           in calculations;
                           for periods without monitoring;
                           for special situations (start stop)
                       Internal checks on information presented;
                       Documentation of the above.
                Example of data in a environmental report (1)

                   Simple data over the years
                   Start of EMS in the year 2000
                   Data can also be linked with legal requirements and targets

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                             2500


                             2000


                             1500
                    Tonnes




                                                                                  Waste
                             1000


                              500


                                0
                                1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003
                                                     Year
                Example of data in a environmental report (2)

                   Simple data over the years
                   Start of EMS in the year 2000
                   Data can also be linked with legal requirements and targets

POPRAWA STANU
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                             2500


                             2000


                             1500
                    Tonnes




                                                                              Waste
                                                                              Permit
                             1000                                             Target



                              500


                                0
                                1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003
                                                     Year
                Example of data in a environmental report

                   Data can also be linked with branche and best in class
                   Data are presented related to production figures
                                                      Waste figures now in Tonnes / 1000 tonnes of production


POPRAWA STANU
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                                                      120
                    Tonnes / 1000 tonnes production




                                                      100


                                                       80
                                                                                                                 Company
                                                       60                                                        Average
                                                                                                                 Best
                                                       40


                                                       20


                                                        0
                                                        1998    1999    2000    2001    2002    2003
                                                                                Year
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                F)   Other factors on environmental performance
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                     including performance against legal requirements;
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                        Product information;
                        Procurement policy;
                        Research and development;
                        Environmental protection activities;
                        Open house and information to schools;
                        Complaints and public concerns;
                        Incidents and breaches of legal requirements;
                        Successes in the market as EMAS company;
                        Budget involved in EMS.
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Requirements in par. 3.2:

                g)   Name and accreditation number of EMAS-verifier
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                        Will be added by Verifier
                        Type of statement is up to verifier and his own
                         procedures.
                        Organisation can ask for specific focus in this
                         statement.
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                   Organisation can differentiate its environmental
                   information directed to specific target groups:


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                      Local communities
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                      Customers

                      Providers of goods and services

                      Employees

                      Financial institutions / investors

                      Other interested parties
                Annex III – EMAS Regulation

                Differentiation of environmental information.
                Organisation has to take into account:

POPRAWA STANU         Information can only bear the EMAS logo if it has
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                       been verified.

                      EMAS verifier will check information on being:
                          Accurate and not deceptive
                          Sustainable are verifiable;
                          Relevant and used in appropriate setting;
                          Representative to overall environmental performance;
                          Not giving reason for misinterpretation;
                          Significant to overall environmental impact.

				
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