Organic Rules and Certification

Environmental policy - SE KRAV 2006

Mattsson, Eva (2006) Environmental policy - SE KRAV 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

All KRAV certified operators must have an environmental policy and manage a systematical environmental effort (KRAV Standards paragraph 2.11.3 ). For farmers the Swedish Federation of Farmers Environmental Audits can be used. Is is a self auditing of the environmental aspects of the farm (KRAV Standards paragraph 3.1.7).

Difference

A request for a general environmental policy or managment system is not covered in the EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

For organic farming in Sweden it is important to not only fullfil basic organic requirement but also to be in the forefront for environmental issues in general.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Environmental care/environmental impact
Country/Standard: Europe > Sweden > Krav
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
ID Code:1093
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:23 Aug 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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