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Austria - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Republic of Austria

Address: Stubenring 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria - Email: service@bmlfuw.gv.at

www.bmlfuw.gv.at

Region of Activities: Austria

Type: Ministry

Founded: 1918

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

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.