Start date:01.09.2002
End date:31.08.2004
Budget:€ 1,119,670
Funding programme:LIFE-ENV

EMS for SMEs

Tool for small and medium sized transportation companies to improve their environmental performance

The aim of the project was to develop a web-based tool and an environmental training programme for small and medium sized transportation companies. The tool would help the companies to manage and monitor their environmental performance, allowing a firm to input its operational data into the application, which would in turn generate different kinds of reports e.g. for the Ecomanagement and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Statement, and documentation for the EMSs. The objective was also to develop a web-tool that could be integrated into the EMSs of large companies. The project hoped to achieve 10-12 percent direct energy savings and 3-8 percent indirect energy savings in the targeted SMEs through use of the tool.