Objectives and purposes

Our aim is to promote and oversee the continuous improvement of the environmental behaviour of organisations and of society in general, and the protection of the common interests of the association’s organisations concerning their participation in the EMAS system.


  • To co-ordinate, represent, manage and foster the common environmental and professional interests of associates without harming general environmental interests.
  • To promote the participation of organizations to the European Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).
  • To facilitate the relationship among the associates and local governments.
  • To work in a co-ordinated way with local governments in order to obtain benefits deriving from the environmental commitments the organisations have adopted.
  • To work to increase the visibility and recognition of both the Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) and the registered organizations.
  • To participate actively in the revision of EMAS regulations.
  • To carry out activities directed to the study and implementation of environmental management systems and labels, particularly of the Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).
  • To promote the collaboration with other organizations and associations.
  • To carry out environmental awareness activities addressed to specific groups and to our society in general.To promote and develop by our own initiative or by third party request, reports, projects, training activities, studies or opinions related to environmental management systems and labels.
  • To act, on our own or in representation of other organizations, in national and international forums in order to study and promote environmental management systems and labels.
  • To oversee the correct and rigorous development and application of environmental legislation.
  • To act and participate in consultative entities of the local government at all levels that require the participation of associations working on environmental items.
  • To establish information services of common interest for our associate members.
  • Any other function or activity addressed to achieve the association’s objectives.Treballar per promoure la participació de les organitzacions al sistema comunitari de gestió i auditoria ambientals (EMAS).