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  • 05 Feb 2016
  • Liv Randi Lindseth
  • Pages: 78
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a contract model where an energy service provider – ESCO – map and implement profitable energy efficiency measures in buildings or installations. The ESCO guarantees reduction in energy use, and the reduced...
  • 03 Jun 2014
  • Tomas Ekvall, Steve Harris, Nikola Kiørboe, Thomas Lindhqvist, Kari-Anne Lyng, David Palm, Haben Tekie, David Watson
  • Pages: 138
This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project “An extended producer responsibility (EPR) system and new business models to increase reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region” initiated by the Nordic Waste Group (NAG). The...
  • 26 Feb 2015
  • Tomas Ekvall, Stefán Gíslason, Ole Jørgen Hanssen, Nikola Kiørboe, Thomas Lindhqvist, Kari-Anne Lyng, David Palm, Hanna Salmenperä, Haben Tekie, Naoko Tojo, David Watson, Synnøve Rubach
  • Pages: 100
The climate is changing, and the people in the Arctic are facing huge challenges. Many rely on natural resources for both subsistence and income. Successful adaptation to climate change and the sustainable use of resources require observation of the...
  • 17 Nov 2009
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 74
In the third trading period (2013-2020) of EU ETS, around two thirds of the total European wide allocation will be auctioned on average. Allowances for auctioning will be allocated among the Member States according to a predefined formula. In order...
  • 11 Jul 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 185
REACH, the new EU Regulation on chemicals, implies a significant restructuring and enlargement in the field of chemicals regulation, and thus also of enforcement. The importance of the Forum for enforcement included in REACH for a good implementation...
  • 29 May 2008
  • Östen Andersson, Arne Büchert, Tommy Cederberg, Per Ola Darnerud, Anja Hallikainen, Hannu Kiviranta, Helle Katrine Knutsen, Kristín Ólafsdóttir, Kim Peters, Marie Louise Wiborg
  • Pages: 105
The project "Review of maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs, impact on the consumer exposure and the food supply", was initiated by The Nordic Council of Ministers as one of their project to follow up the agreement from 2002 to establish a...
  • 22 Aug 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 47
IUU fishing has been a major nuisance in Nordic fisheries for many years, and it has proved difficult to get rid of the problem by governmental controls alone. Engaging consumers and the market however, could be a supplement to public actions, and...
  • 17 Sep 2009
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 96
This report investigates the potential for increased use of economic instruments, not the least taxes and charges, in chemcials policy. It provides a conceptual discussion of the role of different market-based instruments in controlling pollution...
The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years, a special chapter with a short...
  • 02 Mar 2015
  • Magnus Hennlock, Malin Zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, Margareta Wahlström, Birgitte Kjær, Leonidas Milios, Eldbjørg Vea, David Watson, Ole Jørgen Hanssen, Anna Fråne, Åsa Stenmarck, Haben Tekie
  • Pages: 115
Achieving a high quality of waste plastic materials and recycling processes is a key challenge in closing the resource loops for plastics. This report reviews the status and trends for plastic waste flows and treatment in Denmark, Finland, Norway and...
  • 30 Mar 2017
  • Scott Cole, Matleena Kniivilä, Fredrik Gisselman, Josefin Blanck, Nora Skjeerna Hansen, Elin Fornbacke
  • Pages: 68
Natural and cultural heritage represent key assets that deliver different kind of benefits to citizens in the Nordic countries. This report illustrates the economic values at stake and discusses the important and inevitable key trade-offs facing...
  • 04 Mar 2014
  • Panu Lehtovuori, Kaisa Schmidt-Thomé
  • Pages: 57
Among researchers of cultural economy, there is a broad agreement that historic preservation is a societally significant activity and that its benefits outweight the costs. Heritage can be seen as an asset in the knowledge and creative economy....
  • 22 Aug 2017
  • Guðmundur Halldórsson, Ása L. Aradóttir, Dagmar Hagen, Christer Nilsson, Karsten Raulund-Rasmussen, Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Anne Tolvanen, Anna María Ágústsdóttir, Ólafur Arnalds, Lis Mortensen, Emmanuel Pagneux, Karoliina Pilli-Sihvola, Hreinn Óskarsson
  • Pages: 66
The Nordic network ERMOND, Ecosystem Resilience for Mitigation of Natural Disasters, reviewed information on natural hazards and ecosystem conditions in the Nordic countries. Many natural hazards put pressure on Nordic societies, primarily floods,...
  • 23 Jan 2017
  • Frithjof Moy, Jesper H. Andersen, Hege Gundersen, Tanya Bryan, Wenting Chen, Antonia N. Sandman, Göran Sundblad, Susi Schneider, Sindre Langaas, Mats G. Walday
  • Pages: 127
People are dependent on the ocean and coasts and their resources for their survival and well-being. Coastal ecosystems of the Nordic countries, such as kelp forests, blue mussel beds, eelgrass meadows and shallow bays and inlets, provide a number of...
  • 02 Dec 2014
  • Berit Hasler, Kristin Magnussen, Marianne Zandersen
  • Pages: 157
Human wellbeing is dependent upon and benefit from ecosystem services which are delivered by well-functioning ecosystems. Ecosystem services can be mapped and assessed consistently within an ecosystem service framework. This project aims to explore...
A Nordic Workshop on “Ecosystem Services in Forests – how to assess and value them” was held in Oslo Thursday the 13th of September 2012. During the day, 13 presentations were made, and altogether 41 participants had the opportunity to discuss the...
This report presents an overview of the ecosystem services and associated benefits provided by the Baltic Sea, including information on the approaches of assessing and valuing ecosystem services being applied in the Baltic Sea region. It also...
  • 06 Sep 2017
  • Kristin Magnussen, Anna-Stiina Heiskanen, Ståle Navrud, Mats Ivarsson, Markku Viitasalo
  • Pages: 164
This study describes a proposal for a new tool on how to incorporate an ecosystem services approach into the maritime spatial planning process. The proposed tool provides a prototype for a stepwise methodology to analyze linkages between maritime...
  • 18 Mar 2019
  • Donatella De Paoli, Lene Foss
  • Pages: 85
Network funding forms part of the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture, which aims to enhance cultural and artistic collaboration in the Nordic and Baltic countries by funding travel, networking, and residential activities. Network funding...
  • 21 May 2013
  • Elin Bergman, Martin Bo Hansen, Helge Sigurd Næss-Schmidt, Patrik Söderholm
  • Pages: 87
This report reviews how the Nordic countries can develop a strategy for renewable energy that delivers efficiently on the two underlying policy objectives of climate change and energy security challenges. The overarching elements in the evaluation of...
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