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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
DIN EN 00454007 2020-08-03 Algen und algenbasierte Produkte oder Zwischenprodukte - Verfahren zur Probenentnahme und Analyse - Quantifizierung von Chlorophyll More  Comment 
ISO/WD 37182 2020-07-23 Smart community infrastructures - Smart transportation for energy saving in bus transportation services as regional and inter-city transportation More  Comment 
ISO/WD 37183 2020-07-23 Title missingSmart community infrastructures - Guidance on smart transportation using face recognition More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 14021/A1 2020-09 Environmental labels and declarations - Self-declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labelling) - AMENDMENT 1: Carbon footprint, carbon neutral (ISO 14021:2016/DAM 1:2020); German and English version EN ISO 14021:2016/prA1:2020 More  Read draft and comment

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN/TS 35807 2020-08 VN Guideline for Life Cycle Assessment according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2015-11 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
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


New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 45557 2020-09 General method for assessing the proportion of recycled material content in energy-related products; German version EN 45557:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 14050 2020-07 Environmental management - Vocabulary More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 14016 2020-06 Environmental management - Guidelines on the assurance of environmental reports More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN-Fachbericht ISO/TR 14062 2020-08-31 Environmental management - Integrating environmental aspects into product design and development; German and english Version ISO/TR 14062:2002 More  Comment 

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