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The project fase 1 has reviewed five estbablished Nordic eco-mamagement systems (EMS) for small and medium enterprises (report TN 2009/558). These systems are different and this is problematical for companies operating over the borders. The existing...
Det internationale mål om at bremse eller helt at stoppe tilbagegangen af den biologiske mangfoldighed ved udgangen af 2010 er blevet inkluderet i Nordisk Ministerråds Environmental Action Plan for 2009-2012. Vi ved allerede nu, at dette mål ikke vil...
  • 12 May 2010
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 235
The idea for this textbook developed from the recognition of the need to disseminate information about Polar Law as an emerging field of legal studies - an area of study long overdue greater recognition. Developments in the Polar Regions - the Arctic...
  • 11 May 2010
  • Gail Fondahl, Joan Nymand Larsen, Peter Schweitzer
  • Pages: 160
This report is a result of and follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), which appeared in 2004 and had been conducted under the auspices of the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG). The AHDR marked processes...
  • 06 May 2010
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 43
Ekonomiska utsikter i Norden år 2010 är den nordiska konjunkturgruppens redogörelse för den ekonomiska situationen i de nordiska länderna hösten 2009. Rapporten innehåller i likhet med tidigare års rapporter dels ett särskilt kapitel med en översikt...
  • 22 Mar 2010
  • Tomas Sander Poulsen
  • Pages: 61
Denne rapport opsummerer resultaterne af projektet "Bæredygtig produktion i Norden", hvor et forenklet miljøledelseskoncept, EMS Light Nordic, er udviklet, testet og implementert på en række virksomheder i de nordiske småsamfund (Island, Færøerne og...
  • 09 Oct 2009
  • Jørn Bang Andersen, Patrick Crehan
  • Pages: 121
Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous and valuable materials. The European directive on WEEE gives producers and importers of EEE the responsibility to collect and treat WEEE. In order to evaluate the effectively...
Environmental management system (EMS) based on either the ISO14001 or EMAS standards require a lot of resources (both time and money). Small and medium enterprises (SME) often prefer less formal systems because of their down-to-earth approach and...
  • 13 May 2009
  • Thomas Lindhqvist, Åke Thidell
  • Pages: 73
The generation of household waste is increasing at least as fast as consumption. More and more products are produced, bought, consumed and discarded. The question is where do all these products end up? The aim of the study was to evaluate if, and...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Third Assessment Report identified Indigenous peoples as being among the groups most threatened by climate change. Principal factors leading to this vulnerability relate to Indigenous peoples' exposure...
  • 25 Nov 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 38
Ekonomiska utsikter i Norden år 2009 är den nordiska konjunkturgruppens redogörelse för den ekonomiska situationen i de nordiska länderna hösten 2008. Rapporten innehåller i likhet med tidigare års rapporter dels ett särskilt kapitel med en översikt...
  • 25 Nov 2008
  • Jan Hylén, Torbjörn Skarin
  • Pages: 86
Författarna till föreliggande syntesrapport har försökt identifiera de faktorer som antas komma att påverka utbildningssystemen, samt i vilken riktning påverkan sker. Framtiden kan beskrivas som trolig eller möjlig, hotfull eller önskvärd. Ju större...
  • 29 Oct 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 74
Den 13–15 september 2007 arrangerades ett nordiskt seminarium om den europeiska landskapskonventionen med tema Landskap i förändring. Till seminariet inbjöds representanter från de nordiska länderna. Seminariet som arrangerades av...
  • 26 Aug 2008
  • Mikael Skou Andersen, Jørgen Brandt, Thomas Ellermann, Lise Marie Frohn, Leif Hoffmann, Finn Palmgren, Anders Branth Pedersen
  • Pages: 113
The 1999 Gothenburg Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone, with focus on emissions of NOX, SOX, NH3, and VOC, is the latest protocol under UNECE's Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution. This report...
  • 11 Jul 2008
  • Wulf Becker, Per Ola Darnerud, Salomon Sand
  • Pages: 44
During the autumn of 2007, the National Food Administration in Sweden arranged a two-day seminar with the title "Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption - Directions for the Future". The seminar was funded by the Nordic Council of...
  • 05 May 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 147
This report presents the results of the project "Development of sector-specific baselines for energy-related Joint Implementation projects in the Baltic Sea Region". The project has developed baseline methodologies that can be used in the power and...
  • 21 Apr 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 102
This report explores the social, economic, environmental and health benefits that can be achieved through sound management of chemicals. The report presents a series of case studies of initiatives to improve chemicals management in developing...
This report aims at exploring legal requirements to include environmental information in annual reports as an important driver for companies' focus on environmental matters and to identify ways of improving companies' reporting of environmental...
  • 28 Mar 2008
  • Eva Heiskanen, Charlotte Leire, Åke Thidell, Kristiina Aalto
  • Pages: 168
This report presents the third evaluation of the Nordic Swan ecolabelling scheme. The evaluation is conducted from the perspective of the public administration, and it examines the role of the Nordic Swan in a policy context. Recommendations are...
  • 17 Dec 2007
  • Jørgen Abildgaard, Marianne Zandersen
  • Pages: 55
This report gives an overview of the technical and political work of the Nordic Council of Ministers since 1993 to create a Joint Implementation set-up that mitigates greenhouse gas emissions at least costs with mutual benefits for both the Nordic...
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