Posts Tagged Environmental management
More Trade News in Brief – Week 38 (10 – 16 September 2012)
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Environmental Concern & Action, European Union Issues, European Union Regulation, Financial & Investment Markets, Fiscality, Auditing & Accounting, Global Tax Agreements, Logistics & Transportation, More Trade News in Brief, Standardization & Harmonization, Statistics, Reports & Analysis, Sustainable Development on September 15, 2012
* Liechtenstein & Germany – Tax Data Exchange Liechtenstein and Germany are currently considering the idea of concluding a withholding tax agreement with an automatic exchange of tax information. For more information please follow the link. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * New Rules in the EU Standardisation System The European Union (EU) prepare a new regulation modernising the EU Standardisation system and will also be better plugged into the international standardisation system. The new rules enter into force on 1 January 2013 and will apply directly in all member states. Kindly check here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Equasis 2011 Annual Report published “The world merchant fleet in 2011” has been published and is available for download. Equasis is database containing safety-related information on the world’s merchant fleet from both public and private sources. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * New ISO standard for eco-efficiency assessment 13 September 2012 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a new standard describing the principles, requirements and guidelines for eco-efficiency assessment for product systems. ISO 14045:2012, Environmental management – Eco-efficiency assessment of product systems – Principles, requirements and guidelines is available through the ISO Store. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Singapore & Vietnam Sign DTA Protocol 12 September 2012 Singapore and Vietnam signed a protocol to amend the existing double taxation agreement (DTA) between the two countries. For more, please check here.
ISO Standards for the Green Economy
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Corporate Business & Management, Environmental Concern & Action, Standardization & Harmonization, Sustainable Development on June 23, 2012
ISO release a new compilation containing the entire ISO 14000 family of environmental management standards, plus a collection of publications related to sustainability development. The CD Compilation, ISO standards for the green economy – Sustainable development, includes: – 30 International Standards developed by ISO technical committee ISO/TC 207, Environmental management: ISO 14001, ISO 14064, ISO 14065 etc – ISO 20121:2012, Event sustainability Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use developed by ISO/PC 250 project committee, Sustainability in event management. More here.