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EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)

The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a premium management instrument developed by the European Commission for companies and other organizations to evaluate, report, and improve their environmental performance. EMAS is open to every type of organization eager to improve its environmental performance. It spans all economic and service sectors and is applicable worldwide.



We benchmarked EMAS label against the GSTC standard

EMAS is compliant with following hearts of the staygreencheck:




EMAS standard performed as on a roll, according to the our staygreencheck methodology. All the accommodations certified by EMAS will have the 2 heart staygreencheck. You can recognize them as follows:





The certification of the EMAS has a few benefits for the business certified with it. Being certified enhances the credibility, transparence and reputation of the businesses.

As the only environmental management tool requiring publication of an annual, independently validated environmental statement with detailed core indicators, EMAS provides registered organizations with a high degree of transparency. The EMAS regulation requires legal compliance with all relevant environmental legislation. This compliance is determined by third-party auditors and ensured by government supervision.


  • The certificate is valid for 3 year.
  • The EMAS auditing process is done by third-party auditors and ensured by government supervision.
  • See EMAS standards here
  • Do you want to know more about EMAS click here



Best practice

Westin Palace Hotel is an accommodation which is co certified by EMAS. The hotel has been replacing the lighting with LED lighting over the past years, and every time something needs to be replaced, they choose a model with a lower environmental impact. The hotel installed an energy recovery system that makes use of the condensation from its cooling towers to heat the water sent to its boilers. Furthermore, Westin Palace Madrid offers event and meeting organizers the chance to contribute towards carbon footprint reduction by paying a sum calculated based on the impact of the CO2 emissions produced in association with holding their events.

Hotel dei Coralli

effective sustainable management and compliance with law

Located at Viale degli Etruschi, 567, Marina di Campo, Italy.

This hotel 62 rooms are air conditioned, and entertainment is offered. Colorful rooms at the Coralli have individual décor, a TV and a minibar. The private bathroom comes with hairdryer and free toiletries. Certified by EMAS. Activities here include five-a-side football and basketball, while a fitness center and children’s playground are also on site. Major sport events are projected on large screen at the pool-side bar. Portoferraio is 16 km away, with ferry links to Piombino and buses to the property. Porto Azzurro is reachable by car in around 25 minutes.


Grand Hotel Terme & Spa

Located at Terme Di Comano, Comano Terme, Italy.

This hotel 82 rooms are a perfect balance between elegance and functionality. The rooms are decorated with light colours and light-wood floors. Each offers air conditioning, a satellite TV, free wired internet, and an en-suite bathroom with toiletries. Grand Hotel Terme & Spa is certified by EMAS. This upscale, mid-rise hotel with views of the Euganean Hills is 12 km from the Prato della Valle, a city square surrounded by canals, and the Botanical Garden of Padova, the world’s oldest academic garden.


Terceira Mar Hotel

Located at Portões de São Pedro, nº 1, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal.

The hotel offers 139 air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony and panoramic sea views. obtained EMAS certification. Terceira Mar Hotel is 600 meters from the 16-century historic fortress São João Baptista and is 17 km from the Lajes International Airport. Free private parking is possible on site.


Hotel Simplon

Located at Corso Garibaldi 20, Baveno, Italy.

The hotel’s 115 rooms offer views of the mountains, of Lake Maggiore, or of the garden. Hotel Simplon is certified by EMAS. Located between the mountains and the Borromean Gulf, Hotel Simplon is set in its own sub-tropical gardens, close to the center of Baveno.


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