This document includes the main activities of an entity to contribute to sustainable development. On it, organizations report on what has been called "triple bottom line", that is, their performance in economic, social and environmental terms. Document where the sustainability of the activities of an entity is transparently reflected.
CSR-Corporate Social Responsibility
It refers to how companies are governed with respect to the interests of their workers, their customers, suppliers, their shareholders and also their ecological and social impact on society in general. A management of the company that respects all its groups of interest and is a strategic approach that should be part of the day-to-day management of decisions taken, and the operations of the entire organization, creating long term value and contributing significantly to obtain lasting competitive advantages. Hence the importance of both the governing bodies and the management of companies assuming the perspective of CSR.
ACV- Life Cycle Analysis
Global analysis of the product's life cycle , from its extraction of raw materials, through manufacturing, to its final disposal. It is an evolution of the environmental impact left by this product throughout its life cycle. Eco balance or analysis of the cradle to the grave.
EIA-Environmental Impact Studies
Technical work that tries to reflect all the relevant environmental information of a project.
SGMA-Environmental Management Systems
Part of the management of the company that embraces the organization, responsibilities, practices, procedures and resources to carry out environmental policy.
IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL AGENDA21, ISO14,000, EMAS
The Local Agenda 21 is a local Environmental Action Plan promoted and developed by local authorities for the sustainable development of their community, it is a "Commitment to act towards the social and economic environmental improvement of the municipality or community (schools, hospitals, etc ... ) "
ISO 14000 are a series of international standards for environmental management.
The EMAS system guarantees a higher level of environmental protection, enjoys greater public recognition by the Environmental Administration.
The two standards are compatible and complementary.
SAVINGS OF EMISSIONS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Work on the savings of emissions to the atmosphere that can be obtained wether due to training activities of awareness (or change of practices), or technical changes (lighting, air conditioning, enclosures or introduction of renewable energies, for example). In addition, emissions issued by a specific action can be calculated.