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Brazil

Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

The Environment and Public Procurement
			: Common Nordic Procurement Criteria?

The Environment and Public Procurement : Common Nordic Procurement Criteria? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314459

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Public Procurement, Environmental Considerations, Common Nordic Procurement Criteria, Economy and national budget, National Auspices, Nordic Environmental Labelling Scheme

In order to assist public procurement in facing up to environmental considerations, criteria have been developed in the Nordic countries over the last 15 years for a number of product groups both under national aus...

Environmental Assessment of Seafood Products through LCA
			: Final report of a Nordic Network project

Environmental Assessment of Seafood Products through LCA : Final report of a Nordic Network project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310536

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, LCA of Seafood, LCA Methodology, Fishery and Aquaculture, Methodological Issues, Methodological Development, Status of LCA Methodology

A network project run has gathered researchers in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and seafood to discuss and develop methodology for LCAs of seafood products.Project participants represented national proje...

Environmental economic research as a tool in the protection of the Baltic Sea
			:  - costs and benefits of reducing eutrophication

Environmental economic research as a tool in the protection of the Baltic Sea : - costs and benefits of reducing eutrophication »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lassi Ahlvik , Heini Ahtiainen , Janne Artell , Kerstin Blyh , Siv Ericsdotter , Berit Hasler , and Kari Hyytiäinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289326919

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ecological Analyses, Economic Analyses, Research Network, Baltic STERN, HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan, Eutrophication

This report reviews the findings of an ecological/economic analyses regarding the on-going and prospective efforts to reduce eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, conducted by Baltic STERN, an international research ne...

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds
			:  - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds : - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jonas Falck , and Reinhard Meister

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316637

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Transformation Protocol, Soluble Metal Compounds, Ecotoxicity, Metal Ions, OECD, Dr. Reinhard Meister

The objective of this project was to give guidance for understanding the performance and reliability of a classification rule, when applied to data generated by the transformation/dissolution (T/D) protocol. The cl...

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...

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 Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products

Environmental Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ari Nissinen , and Katriina Parikka

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311267

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Integrated Product Policy, Environmental Information, User Manuals, Durable Products, Cleaning Chemicals, Recyclable Paper

The European Union has highlighted the issue of environmentally sound use of products in the context of Integrated Product Policy, IPP. Accordingly, consumers should have easy access to understandable, relevant and...

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...

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures 
			: Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures : Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320801

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technology and Innovation, Drivers and Policy Measures, Nordic Research Institutions, Business and Research Organisations, Nordic Council of Ministers Working Group, Sustainable Consumption and Production

This report compiles summary notes of the NMRIPP Conference on "Environmental Technology and Innovation - Drivers and Policy Measures", held from 2-3 September 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The NMRIPP Conference was...

EPR systems and new business models
			: Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region

EPR systems and new business models : Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tomas Ekvall , Nikola Kiørboe , Thomas Lindhqvist , Kari-Ann Lyng , David Palm , and Haben Tekie

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327961

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Extended Producer Responsibility, Recycling of Textiles, Reuse of Textiles, Costs and Benefits of EPR-systems, Quantitative Evaluation, Green Growth Initiative

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...