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Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Esben Würtz Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321990

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ministers Environment, Health was a Prioritized Subject, Nordic Workshops, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Workshop Presentations

During the 2010 Danish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers environment and health was a prioritized subject. The aim was enhanced Nordic information exchange. To support this aim a number of Nordic worksh...

Strategic use of public-private cooperation in the Nordic region

Strategic use of public-private cooperation in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Helby Petersen , Steven Højlund , Jacob Ladenburg , Eline Theresa Bouwhof Holljen , Karsten Vrangbæk , and Guri Weihe

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare States, Significant Demographic Challenges, Financial Sustainability, New Welfare Technologies, Public-Private Partnerships, Welfare Solutions

The Nordic welfare states are facing significant demographic challenges now and in the future. At the same time life expectancy of the citizens is increasing. Thus more senior citizens need to be cared for by still...

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe...

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities
			: NordLead Project Final Report

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities : NordLead Project Final Report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsi-Marja Lonkila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324434

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Municipalities, Climate Change Management, Climate-friendly, Local Climate, Climate Change Work, Commonalities

Nordic municipalities can have a significant impact on creating a more climate-friendly Nordic region. This study gathers valuable information about climate change management in Nordic municipalities and gives a ge...

Building engagement and healthy organisations
			: Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project

Building engagement and healthy organisations : Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gunnar Aronsson , Vilhelm Borg , Marit Christensen , Johan Guthenberg , Jari Hakanen , Ulrika Lundberg , and Lisa Vivoll Straume

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323970

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Work Engagement, Personal Growth, Healthy Organisations, Nordic Questionnaire, Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP), Productive Work Organisations

The main aim of the project was to investigate the predictors of positive work-related states and attitudes, e.g. work engagement, meaning at work and personal growth, and healthy organisations. A questionnaire on...

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...

Using the right environmental indicators: Tracking progress, raising awareness and supporting analysis
			: Nordic perspectives on indicators, statistics and accounts for managing the environment and the pressures from economic activities

Using the right environmental indicators: Tracking progress, raising awareness and supporting analysis : Nordic perspectives on indicators, statistics and accounts for managing the environment and the pressures from economic activities »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Julie L. Hass , and Viveka Palm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323710

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Indicators, Monitoring Policy, Environmental Policy, Environmental-economic Accounting, Nordic Statistical Institutes, National Statistical Agencies

Finding and using indicators that are most suited for tracking progress, raising awareness and supporting analysis is a challenge. Indicators need to be used in appropriate contexts and should ideally be fit-for-pu...

MOPODECO
			: Modeling of the Potential coverage of habitat-forming species and Development of tools to evaluate the Conservation status of the marine Annex I habitats

MOPODECO : Modeling of the Potential coverage of habitat-forming species and Development of tools to evaluate the Conservation status of the marine Annex I habitats »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Dahl , Darius Daynus , Karsten Dromph , Anna Engdahl , Annuka Eriksson , Karl Floren , Martin Gullström , Martin Isaeus , Johanna Oja , and Henrik Skov

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323680

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, MOPODECO, EU Habitat Directive, Nordic Countries, Habitat-forming Species, Harmonised Definitions, Pressure Evaluation Matrices

MOPODECO has aimed to fill the gaps in harmonisation of the definition of the EU Habitat Directive Annex I habitats and the view on the main pressures and threats to these habitats between the Nordic countries and...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal fr...

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care
			: Nordic Lighthouse Project

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care : Nordic Lighthouse Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322874

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Health Sector, Innovative Procurement, Navigating the Legal Framework, Despite Challenges, Nordic countries, DAMVAD

This report focuses on the use of innovative procurement in the health sector in the Nordic countries. It presents six Nordic cases demonstrating best practice within innovative procurement. The report argues that...