Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
Although it already adopted environmental sustainability practices in its actions, in 2018, the Ministry of Culture formally joined the Environmental Agenda Program in Public Administration (A3P), created by the Ministry of the Environment. The Program was created as a response of the public administration to the need to address serious global environmental issues. Thus, the Agenda reflects the interest of society by contributing to the improvement of the efficiency of the public agency, with less spending and better impact on the environment. In addition to taking actions aimed at reducing natural supplies such as water, electricity and paper, the Ministry began to adopt sustainability criteria in its contracting, which vary according to the type of contract, but which have as most frequent requirements: use only of forest raw material from; environmentally appropriate disposal of construction waste originating from the contract; in the acquisition of fuels, forecast of supply of 20% of alcohol in relation to the estimated total consumption of gasoline.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
The Program has a virtual monitoring system for social and environmental management, which allows monitoring goals and consolidating information. The intervention of the Ministry of Culture to the Environmental Agenda Program in public administration was due to the intensification of activities related to the agenda, including campaigns to raise awareness of the servers on the correct separation of waste, the reuse of coffee grounds as fertilizer for plants, and measures to reduce the consumption of electricity, water and paper.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
|Name of partner||Type of entity|
Ministry of the Environment
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: