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Environmental Incentives and Nordic SMEs
			: Impact on Performance and Competitiveness

Environmental Incentives and Nordic SMEs : Impact on Performance and Competitiveness »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311762

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Incentives, Survey on Environmental Impacts, Environmental Management, Energy Efficiency, Highlights Economic Effects, Environmental Learning

This report identifies and investigates environmental incentives available for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Nordic countries. These comprise grants and loans for environmental management, environmental...

Environmental Innovations in the Nordic Mobile Phone Industry
			: Green Markets and Greener Technologies (GMCT)

Environmental Innovations in the Nordic Mobile Phone Industry : Green Markets and Greener Technologies (GMCT) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jan Andersen , Kasper Dirckinck-Holmfeld , Trine Pipi Kræmer , and Arne Remmen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789294915735

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Mobile Phones, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Friendly, Hazardous Substances, Fragmented Supply Chain, Data Transmission

The environmental impacts of mobile phones are related to the use of resources, process chemicals and en-ergy consumption in all production stages, energy use during the use phase and the considerable amount of pot...

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains
			:  - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains : - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jürg Hutter , Jens Johansson , Anna Larsson , Alina Pathan , Alain Schilli , and Iivo Vehviläinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325196

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impacts, Product Chains, REMs, Cleantech Industry Metals, Supply Chain, Solar Panels

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry Metals form a central part of the global economy, but their extraction and supply...

Measuring sustainability and decoupling
			: A survey of methodology and practice

Measuring sustainability and decoupling : A survey of methodology and practice »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289314107

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Policies, Decoupling Indicators, Environmental Quality, Compromising Economic Growth, Economic and Social Impacts, Economy and national budget

There is growing interest, among policymakers, for the prospects of decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, as they have a hard time disentangling environmental policies from their economic and s...

BAT and Cleaner technology in Environmental Permits
			: Part 2: Surface treatment of metals

BAT and Cleaner technology in Environmental Permits : Part 2: Surface treatment of metals »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): PlanMiljø AS

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319478

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Easy-to-use Tools for Nordic Environmental, Licensing Process, Production Technologies, Environmental Impacts, Relevant Permit Requirements, Fish Processing Industry

The objective of the project has been to generate Easy-to-use tools for Nordic environmental authorities, providing them with guidance on what terms can be used when formulating BAT and CT conditions in the permit...

BAT and Cleaner technology in Environmental Permits
			: Part 1: Summary, Analysis and Conclusion

BAT and Cleaner technology in Environmental Permits : Part 1: Summary, Analysis and Conclusion »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319461

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Tools for Nordic Environmental Authorities, Analysis and Conclusions, Surface Treatment of Metals, Fish Processing Industry, Production Technologies, Environmental Impacts

The objective of the project has been to generate Easy-to-use tools for Nordic environmental authorities, providing them with guidance on what terms can be used when formulating BAT and CT conditions in the permit...

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Albæk , Torben M. Andersen , Rita Asplund , Erling Barth , Bernt Bratsberg , Lars Calmfors , Antti Kauhanen , Jukka Lassila , Niku Määttänen , Mika Maliranta , Oddbjørn Raaum , Knut Røed , Kristine von Simson , Allan Sørensen , Tarmo Valkonen , Pekka Vanhala , and Vesa Vihriälä

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327787

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare Model, Environmental Sustainability, Nordic Supermodel, Global Economic Crisis, Impacts of Global Competition, Population Ageing

The Nordic welfare model has received a lot of positive attention around the world. High standard of living, small income disparities and substantial social mobility looks like a very attractive package. Moreover,...

Prevention of Textile Waste
			: Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments

Prevention of Textile Waste : Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristiina Aalto , Nikola Kiørboe , Birgitte Kjær , Beatrice Kogg , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323857

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Waste, Environmental Impacts, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Life Cycle, Textile Market, Nordic Countries

Textile exerts various environmental impacts throughout its life cycle. Prevention of textile waste is one means to reduce these impacts. This study seeks to map-out the flow of textile products in the three Nordic...

The environmental impact of the consumption of sweets, crisps and soft drinks

The environmental impact of the consumption of sweets, crisps and soft drinks »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Britta Florén , Katarina Nilsson , and Veronica Sund

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321976

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Production, Impact of Various Food Products from Producers, Public Bodies and Researchers, Environmental Impact of Food Production, Swedish Food Administration, Nordic Council of Ministers

Food production is currently estimated to account for around 25% of Sweden's total impact on the climate, around 75% of eutrophication and around 20% of primary energy use. These figures include all ingredients and...

Workshop on Mercury - Needs for Further International Environmental Agreements

Workshop on Mercury - Needs for Further International Environmental Agreements »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311274

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Support the Development, Council Decision, Support International Conventions, Exposure to Mercury, Environmental Impacts of Mercury, Regional and International Programs

This report is the outcome of a workshop arranged to support the development of the EU strategy on mercury (based on the Council decision in December 2002), and to support international conventions aimed at reducin...