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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?


DIN e. V.

Reiner Hager

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ISO/AWI TR 6030 2020-10-15 Smart community infrastructures - Disaster risk reduction - Common framework for global harmonization More  Comment 
DIN EN 00454010 2020-09-29 Algen und algenbasierte Produkte - Spezifikationen für Anwendungen im Chemie- und Biokraftstoffsektor More  Comment 
ISO/WD 14093 2020-08-27 Mechanism for financing local adaptation to climate change: Performance-based climate resilience grants More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
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DIN EN 17605 2020-11 Algae, algae products and intermediates - Methods of sampling and analysis - Sample Treatment; German and English version prEN 17605:2020 More  Read draft and comment

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DIN EN ISO 14002-1 2020-12 Standard Environmental management systems - Guidelines for using ISO 14001 to address environmental aspects and conditions within an environmental topic area - Part 1: General (ISO 14002-1:2019); German version EN ISO 14002-1:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 45553 2020-11 Standard General method for the assessment of the ability to remanufacture energy-related products; German version EN 45553:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 17267 2020-10 Standard Energy measurement and monitoring plan - Design and implementation - Principles for energy data collection; German version EN 17267:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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