The voluntary guidelines are the result of a program initiated, developed and commissioned by Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (BMVIT). The development was also supported by: the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management; respACT – austrian Business Council for Sustainable Development; the Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Austrian Industry and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy and Labour. The intention of the guidelines, which are addressed to all enterprises in Austria, is to standardize and facilitate reporting on sustainable management issues.
Industry sectors covered by the instrument
Organizations covered by the instrument
All organizations except those in the public sector - industrial companies
Type of instrument
Code of conduct or guideline
Mandatory or voluntary
The geographical scope