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Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
AUSTRIA - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Address: Stubenring 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria Email: service@bmlfuw.gv.at
Region of Activities: Austria
Founded: 1918

MAIN GOALS - GENERAL ACTIVITIES - FIELD OF EXPERTISES

The Ministry is responsible for agricultural policy, forestry policy, hunting, fishing, laws relating to wine and water, as well as for environmental and animal protection. Regarding sustainable energy and buildings, the Ministry focuses, among others, on the energy transition in Austria, helping households, municipalities and enterprise to reduce their CO2 emissions. Jointly with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, the Ministry has developed the Austrian Green Building Star for sustainable, energy-efficient buildings constructed globally with Austrian participation.

ACTIVITY RELATED TO LOW GHG AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND RESILIENT BUILDINGS

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: Co-development of the Austrian Green Building Star for sustainable, energy-efficient buildings.