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  • 09 Oct 2015
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 100
The project Survey SMEs includes a survey on what heat pump, boiler and air conditioning industry in the Nordic countries know about ecodesign and energy labelling legislation and what information they request.
  • 09 Oct 2015
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 74
The project Strategic Nordic Products – Heat pumps, includes an overview of legislation, national schemes and actions taken to promote energy efficient heat pumps, and makes recommendations on further actions and possible cooperation to be carried...
The project presents a calculation of the benefits and effects of the current market surveillance of ecodesign and energy labelling in the Nordic countries.
  • 02 Oct 2015
  • Anders Enetjärn, Scott Cole, Matleena Kniivilä, Svein Erik Hårklau, Linus Hasselström, Tryggve Sigurdson, Johan Lindberg
  • Pages: 145
Environmental impacts are increasing due to human activities. The overuse of the benefits nature provides us is the direct result of our failure to put a price on these benefits. One way of addressing this is to require environmental compensation.
The Nordic countries are currently facing major challenges with regard to maintaining and further developing social welfare. Against this background, the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in autumn 2013 to appoint a working group to map initiatives...
  • 16 Sep 2015
  • Christina Wainikka
  • Pages: 55
Arbetsmarknadsutbildning är en viktig del av arbetsmarknadspolitiken, en pusselbit i det större välfärdssystemet. De nordiska länderna har utvecklat en modell där fokus i högre utsträckning är på att trygga anställningsbarheten än på att säkra...
  • 07 Sep 2015
  • Renata Tomczak-Wandzel, Eilen Arctander Vik, Tomasz Wandzel
  • Pages: 120
The Nordic Council of Ministers, the BAT Group under the Working Group for sustainable consumption and production, has requested the consultant to prepare a report on Best Available Techniques (BAT) in fish processing industry in the Nordic countries.
  • 26 Aug 2015
  • Anne Antman, Stein Brubæk, Bente Hessellund Andersen, Kajsa Lindqvist, Miriam Markus-Johansson, Jacob Sørensen, Jenny Teerikangas
  • Pages: 199
This report constitutes the main outputs of the project “Pathways to a Nordic food system that contributes to reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants”. The overall goals are to present the baseline data regarding the Nordic...
  • 19 Aug 2015
  • Henrik Lindhjem, Rasmus Reinvang, Marianne Zandersen
  • Pages: 186
Cultural ecosystem services in the form of experiences derived from landscapes are potentially important, but often overlooked. Given the large and unprecedented landscape changes many of the Nordic countries are undergoing, there is a need to find...
  • 28 Jul 2015
  • Erik Åstedt, Göran Hallin, Johan Strömblad
  • Pages: 68
KreaNord kom till år 2008 som en del av Nordiska ministerrådets globaliseringsarbete, med syftet att utveckla och profilera Norden som en arena för kreativa näringar. KreaNord har sedan dess etablerat ett tvärsektoriellt policysamarbete mellan...
  • 28 Jul 2015
  • Anne Kirketerp, Margrete Bak, Marianne Buus
  • Pages: 55
Denne rapport, udført af Kirketerp, Buus og Bak for KreaNord i 2011, ønsker at bidrage til, at studerende på de kunstneriske uddannelser i Norden styrkes i deres forudsætninger for at kunne omsætte deres kreative og kunstneriske kompetencer til et...
  • 28 Jul 2015
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 70
Kreative erhverv har de seneste år udgjort en stadig større andel af Nordens økonomi. Formålet med rapporten er at kortlægge de kreative erhvervs betydning for økonomierne i Danmark, Finland, Norge og Sverige, og derigennem skabe et opdateret...
  • 27 Jul 2015
  • Heikki Masalin
  • Pages: 65
The creative and cultural industries (CCIs) have recently been debated widely, and access to finance has been at the forefront. This KreaNord report, created in 2012, maps the Nordic CCIs’ financial environment, and shows that the environment is...
This report, created by Dr. Christina Wainikka for KreaNord in 2011, is part of the OECD initiative, “SME Innovation and Management of Intellectual Assets in Selected Creative and Manufacturing Industries”. It conveys research on IPRs from the...
  • 06 Jul 2015
  • Karl Hillman, Anders Damgaard, Ola Eriksson, Daniel Jonsson, Lena Fluck
  • Pages: 84
The purpose of this project is to compare emissions of greenhouse gases from material recycling with those from virgin material production, both from a material supply perspective and from a recycling system perspective.
  • 22 Jun 2015
  • Lise Lotte Sørensen, Mikael K. Sejr, Eva Thorborg Mørk, Jakob Sievers, Søren Rysgaard
  • Pages: 37
The uptake rates of atmospheric CO2 in the Nordic Seas, and particularly the shelf waters around Greenland, are among the highest in the world’s oceans. The driving factors behind the air-sea exchange of CO2 in open waters are the difference between...
  • 15 Jun 2015
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 104
De siste årene har økosystemtjenester kommet inn som et nytt og viktig begrep i miljøarbeidet. I denne rapporten oppsummeres prosjektet "Kulturarv som økosystemtjeneste. En mulighetsstudie", hvor sammenhenger, muligheter og begrensinger i...
  • 09 Jun 2015
  • Christina Van Breugel, Henrik Sand, Maria Adenfelt, Daniel Engström, Ulrika Stavlöt, Kati Berninger
  • Pages: 103
This report explores how public sector support promotes the locomotive model, which is understood as partnerships between locomotive companies and SMEs in order to facilitate export of cleantech and system solutions. Support structures vary a lot...
  • 26 May 2015
  • Alexandra Barthelmes, John Couwenberg, Mette Risager, Cosima Tegetmeyer, Hans Joosten
  • Pages: 245
Peatlands in the Nordic Baltic region and elsewhere in the world store large amounts of carbon and are at the same time important for conservation of biodiversity. Thus peatlands are space-effective carbon stocks, but when drained carbon and nitrogen...
In November 2013, the Renewable Energy Working Group (AGFE) of the Nordic Council of Ministers arranged a seminar in Copenhagen, Denmark, to explore renewable energy policy in the Nordic countries post 2030.
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