EMPRESS represents some important international networks and institutions in the Czech Republic, whose mission is to support SCP and resource efficiency:
In 2008, EMPRESS became a member of PREPARE, the European Network for Preventive Approaches to Industrial Environmental Management, and chaired the network in 2012-2014. Within PREPARE, information and know-how are exchanged among member countries, and PREPARE is also a source of new projects.
More at www.prepare-net.com
In 2010, EMPRESS became a founding member of the international network for resource efficiency and cleaner production of RECP NET. The network was created from a global network of cleaner production centers supported by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
More at www.recpnet.org.
At the same time, EMPRESS is the National Reference Center for SCP and more efficient use of resources within EIONET at the European Environment Agency.
More at www.eionet.europa.eu.