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Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 2

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320962

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Eco-mamagement Systems, Small and Medium Enterprises, Diploma Schemes, Environmental Training for Personnel, Nordic Environment Network, Nordic Cooperation Between Existing EMS

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...

Models for Children's Involvement 
			: Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Models for Children's Involvement : Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne Solberg, and Aina Winswold

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320665

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rights of the Child, Self-governing Territories, Local Environment, Publication was Produced, Norwegian Social Research, Nordic Council of Ministers

2010 is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In honour of this, we present in this publication 23 selected articles about children's involvement in the Nordic countries and in the self-govern...

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services
			: Issues and Options in the Nordic Context

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services : Issues and Options in the Nordic Context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsten Grønvik Bråten, Henrik Lindhjem, and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319324

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Environmental Policy Instrument, Direct Incentives, Nordic Countries, Preserve Biodiversity, Working Group on Environment

Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a type of environmental policy instrument that gives the owner of a natural resource direct incentives to manage it in society's best interest. The report provides an overview of curre...

Validation and test of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology
			: The second report from the Nordic project Positive factors at work

Validation and test of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology : The second report from the Nordic project Positive factors at work »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marit Christensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319195

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Positive Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Positive Work-related Phenomena, Well-being at Work, Organizational Outcomes, Healthy Work Environment

Positive psychology is about studying and understanding positive psychological phenomena - the things that work for people, organizations and societies. The insights of positive psychology have also manifested themselves wit...

Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria

Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319027

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Categories of Landfills, Hazardous Waste, Inorganic Components, Risks to the Environment, Risk Assessment, National Guidelines on Deviation

EU landfill directive defines three categories of landfills: landfills for inert waste, for normal waste and for hazardous waste. Criteria for which waste may be disposed at each type of landfill are also given. They consist...

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance:
			: Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance: : Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavian Multi-metric Indices, Moderate Ecological Quality Status, Environments of Good and High EcoQS, Water Framework Directive, Organic Pollution, Moderate Ecological Quality Status

In this study we compared three Scandinavian multi-metric indices to assess marine coastal benthic ecological status in seven different gradients of disturbance related to pollution. The indices measure in different ways spe...

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helle Ørsted Nielsen, Anders Ryelund and Carey Smith National Environmental Research Institute, Mikael Skou Andersen, and Stefan Speck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313049

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Economy and national budget, Economic Instruments, Environment and Finance Group

This new report commissioned by the Environment and Finance Group of the Nordic Council of Ministers continues the tradition of reviewing the use of economic instruments in environmental policy in the Nordic countries by pro...

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region
			: Version 2 June 2006

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region : Version 2 June 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316439

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Swan Ecolabelling Scheme, Public Administration, Nordic Swan in a Policy Context, Bodies Operating the Schemes, Operating Environment, Public Funding

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...

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321938

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers Appointed, Globalization Initiative, International Carbon Market, Development Mechanism Credit Market, Discussions on Opportunities, Environment and Finance Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers appointed, via the Globalization Initiative, the Nordic finance ministers to launch a joint Nordic project regarding the international carbon market. The purpose of the project was to identify...

Measuring green jobs?
			: An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities

Measuring green jobs? : An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju, Marika Bröckl, Annegrete Bruvoll, Karin Ibenholt, Louise Martinsen, and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323703

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Sectors, Jobs and Technologies, Green Activities, Non-green Activities, Working Group on Environment and Economy, Nordic Council of Ministers

The report reviews the different initiatives aiming to measure aspects of "green" sectors, jobs and technologies. The report discusses whether the statistics collected under the present initiatives aimed at measuring these a...