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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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Reiner Hager

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/AWI 14066 2021-07-22 Greenhouse gases - Competence requirements for greenhouse gas validation teams and verification teams More  Comment 
DIN ISO 50003 2021-06-09 Energy management systems - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of energy management systems (ISO 50003:2021) More  Comment 
ISO/AWI 59040 2021-06-01 Circular Economy - Product Circularity Data Sheet More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 14015 2021-09 Environmental management - Guidelines for Environmental Due Diligence Assessment (ISO/DIS 14015:2021); German and English version prEN ISO 14015:2021 More 

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New publications
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DIN ISO/TS 14092 2021-09 VN Adaptation to climate change - Requirements and guidance on adaptation planning for local governments and communities (ISO/TS 14092:2020); Text in German and English More 
DIN EN ISO 14031 2021-09 Standard Environmental management - Environmental performance evaluation - Guidelines (ISO 14031:2021); German version EN ISO 14031:2021 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 37167 2021-07 Standard Smart community infrastructures - Smart transportation for energy saving operation by intentionally driving slowly More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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