Government Grants Scheme for the Introduction of Environmental Management System based on the European Management and Audit- EMAS in companies and organizations of Public and Private law

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Programme Category

National Grant Schemes

Programme Name

PROGRAMMES OF MINISTRY THE OF AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT

Programme Description

In this section you can find information on National Grant Schemes which are being published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.

Programme Details

Call

Government Grants Scheme for the Introduction of Environmental Management System based on the European Management and Audit- EMAS in companies and organizations of Public and Private law

Summary

The Department of Environment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment in the context of the promotion of the Community System of EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) in companies, announces the announcement of the State Sponsorship Plan 2021 for the Introduction 1221/2009 / EC.

Detailed Call Description

The Programmes aims to increase the environmental efficiency of organizations through the establishment of an Environmental Management System in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 1221/2009 / EC, and concerns the provision of state sponsorship to companies and organizations of all economic activities intending to install an Environmental Management System. EMAS which aims to address the environmental aspects of companies / organizations, reduce the use of natural resources and continuously improve their environmental performance.

Eligible to apply are those companies and organizations that will apply for registration in the EMAS Register no later than October 29, 2021.

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

70% of the expenditure for the provision of services for the installation of environmental management system, with a maximum amount of €2.000, and for system verification and validation of the Environmental Statement, a maximum amount of €500. With the same percentage is financed also the expenditure for transferring from ISO 14001 to EMAS, maximum amount of €500.

Thematic Categories

  • Environment and Climate Change

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Local Authorities
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Private Bodies
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • State-owned Enterprises

Call Opening Date

16/03/2021

Call Closing Date

29/10/2021

National Contact Point(s)

Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment 
Department of Environment

Contact Person:
Natalia Georgiou-Tsakalou
Environment Officer
Contact Phone: 22 408 923
Email: ngeorgiou@environment.moa.gov.cy

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