Environmental legislation – standards and other requirements

Environmental laws, regulations and standards are tools to help companies limit disturbances to nature, the environment and people, and which help companies move in the same direction towards sustainable development.

Swerea offers an overview and comparison of relevant environmental laws for manufacturing industries that have also proven to be of use in other industries. The overview of legislation provides support for systematically adhering to the laws in a manner that most effectively suits the circumstances of the individual companies.

How does Swerea work with environmental legislation?

Swerea provides expertise and works with the toolbox of the entire ISO 14000 family of internationally agreed methods and tools for effective environmental work within and between companies. We also have expertise within the ISO 50000 Energy Management System and ISO 26000 Social Responsibility. Swerea has a wide range of different, in-depth experience in assisting companies to get most out of the international and European environmental and sustainability standards.

  • The Environmental Code
  • Laws


  • ISO 14001 - Environmental Management Systems
  • ISO 14040 – Life-cycle Analysis
  • ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems
  • ISO 26000 – Social Responsibility

Contact and more information

Raul Carlsson - Swerea SWECAST

Raul Carlsson

+46 (0)36-30 12 54

Mats Zackrisson

+46 (0)8-20 39 53