EnviCom is responsible for dealing with both broad and very specific navigation sustainability and environmental risk-related issues of interest to PIANC that crosscut all PIANC areas, partner activities. With strategic initiatives, Working Groups and networking activities EnviCom is proactively developing and providing environmental guidance supporting the Waterborne Transport Infrastructure Sector to strive for sustainability and to implement of the respective PIANC goals. In this regard, EnviCom is pursuing new or continuing existing activities to topics like Working with Nature, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Risk Management, Dredging in environmental sensitive areas, Sustainable ports, Climate change adaptation, Carbon management, Resilience.
In this context, EnviCom is continuously working together with the Technical Commissions of PIANC and partner associations. EnviCom is networking with international organisations such as the London Convention, OSPAR, WODA and the EU. Together with CoCom EnviCom is developing and sharing of information on navigation and the environment for and with Countries in Transition.
Members from 15 nations and 7 partner organisations
Permanent Task Groups/Strategic Initiatives: EU Water Framework Directive Navigation Task Group, Climate Change (PTG CC), Working with Nature Corresponding Group, Dredging and the Environment