EURid confirms its green touch for the next three years

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Brussels, 12 October 2015 – Since 2011 EURid has implemented the Environmental Management System (EMS) - certified by ISO 14001:2004 and EMAS (Regulation No. 1221/2009/EC) so as to adequately assess the environmental impact of its activities and monitor the compliance of its policies and procedures.

EURid is very proud to reconfirm its environmental commitment for the next three years. The revised 2015 Environmental Policy has the aim to continue and further develop the efforts made over the past three years.

‘Our objective is to incorporate principles of sustainability into as many business decisions and activities as possible, including those carried out on our behalf. We remain steadfast in setting annual targets to ensure that this goal is maintained’ commented External Relations Manager Giovanni Seppia.

The adoption of energy and water-saving measures at EURid headquarters, the efficient use of products and materials - such as paper - and the selection, wherever possible, of day-to-day items which exert a minimal environmental impact in the extraction or sourcing of materials, their manufacture, use and disposal, the sharing of our environmental best practices with our industry peers, and the reduction of the company’s carbon footprint by cutting down greenhouse emissions are just some examples of corporate initiatives to ensure a minimal negative impact on the environment.

To see the full Environmental Declaration 2015-2017 including the objectives and actions for the upcoming years please see here.

About .eu and EURid

The .eu domain ranks among the largest top-level domains in the world, connecting more than 500 million people across 31 countries to one Internet identity. More than 3.9 million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies and brands use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity and their business ambitions.

EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu top-level domain, following a tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 750 accredited registrars and provides support in the 24 official EU languages. As part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified for the ISO27001 security standard since 2013. EURid is also registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of its environmental commitment. EURid has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at: www.eurid.eu.

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