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EU-SIRIM SWITCHAsia

 

Project Title
Environmental Declaration Scheme for Construction and Building Materials

Project Background
The development of the scheme and increased participation will enable best-practise to be shared amongst businesses within the region and therofore further increasing competitiveness and sustainable growth. It is expected that the development of the labelling scheme will incentivise year - on year increases in participation from business and therefore make Malaysian construction materials viewed as the preferred source of sustainable product.

Duration
21 December 2012 – 20 December 2015

Funded by
European Commission

Key Highlights

  • to drive improvements in the sustainable production, use and disposal of construction materials within Malaysia and its export markets.
  • to provide a guideline for product footprinting and labelling that meets the needs of local and international market and enables continues improvements in sustainability.
  • to improve the competitiveness and economic performance of companies within the construction and building sector.
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