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DIN Standards Committee Principles of Environmental Protection


DIN's Standards Committee Principles of Environmental Protection (NAGUS) is responsible for interdisciplinary generic standardization in the field of environmental protection at national, European and international level. It develops standards and specifications on environmental management systems and the instruments for environmental management.
Main areas of work include the description of environmental aspects in the following areas:

  • organizations and their processes
  • environmental management / environmental auditing
  • environmental performance evaluation
  • environmental communication
  • greenhouse gas emissions
  • energy efficiency and energy management
  • sustainable development in communities

and environmental aspects of products:

  • product design and development
  • life cycle assessment
  • environmental labelling
  • sustainability criteria for biomass fuels and biobased products

How is NAGUS composed?


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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/WD 37169 2019-11-29 Smart community infrastructures - Smart transportation by run-through train/bus operation in/between cities More  Comment 
ISO/WD 37168 2019-11-28 Smart community infrastructures - Guidance on smart transportation for autonomous shuttle services using Connected Autonomous electric Vehicles (eCAVs) More  Comment 
ISO/WD 50006 2019-11-25 ISO 50006 Energy management systems - Evaluating Energy Performance using Energy Baselines and Energy Performance Indicators More  Comment 

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN ISO/TR 14073; DIN SPEC 35806:2019-01 2019-01 Technical Report Environmental management - Water footprint - Illustrative examples on how to apply ISO 14046 (ISO/TR 14073:2017); Text in German and English More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TR 16957; DIN SPEC 35804:2018-05 2018-05 Technical Report Bio-based products - Guidelines for Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) for the End-of-life phase; German version CEN/TR 16957:2016 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN ISO/TS 14027; DIN SPEC 35805:2018-04 2018-04 VN Environmental labels and declarations - Development of product category rules (ISO/TS 14027:2017); German and English version CEN ISO/TS 14027:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
ISO 37105 2019-11 Sustainable cities and communities - Descriptive framework for cities and communities More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 14002-1 2019-11 Environmental management systems - Guidelines for using ISO 14001 to address environmental aspects and conditions within an environmental topic area - Part 1: General More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 45558 2019-10 General method to declare the use of critical raw materials in energy-related products; German version EN 45558:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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