The aim of the committee is to ensure the achievement of environmental objectives in an efficient and cost-effective manner which supports the competitiveness of Irish business. The committee:
- is active on issues such as waste, water, pollution prevention and control and sustainable development.
- tracks environmental policy, legislative and regulatory developments at national, European and international level that impact on business.
- acts as a platform through which member companies engage with key decision-makers and bodies such as the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, the Environmental Protection Agency and local authorities.
- is a forum through which member companies share good practice related to environmental protection.