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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...

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 countr...

Benefits of Green Public Procurement

Benefits of Green Public Procurement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer , Ida Bode , and Tue Dyekjær-Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319645

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement (GPP), Private Sector, Sustainable Products and Services, Nordic Public Procurement, Strengthening GPP, Economy and national budget

Green Public Procurement (GPP) can play a significant a role in efforts to influence the private sector towards more sustainable products and services. Following an account of the environmental impact of Nordic pub...

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries
			: An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries : An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311847

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Country's Growth Rate, Labor Productivity and Relative Productivity, Economic Growth, Economy and national budget, Standards of Living, Development of Labor Productivity

Even small increases in a country's growth rate can result in large changes in living standards over just one generation. This key insight, which often seems to be forgotten by policymakers, is an important reason...

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...

Climate Policy: Costs and Design
			: A survey of some recent numerical studies

Climate Policy: Costs and Design : A survey of some recent numerical studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mads Greaker , Christian Grorud , Michael Hoel , and Ingeborg Rasmussen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318884

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Climate Policies, Numerical Analyses, Costs of Reducing Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Economy and national budget

There is a large and growing literature focusing on economic issues related to climate change and climate policies. This report presents a discussion of some of the recent studies. The focus is on various numerical...

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316279

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Union Emission Trading Scheme, European Commission, Small Installations, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Communication Report, Economy and national budget

Directive 2003/87/EC established a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading, the EU ETS (European Union Emission Trading Scheme). In connection with the review of the Directive, called for in Article 30...

EU Emission Trading - Economical Effects of Emission Auctions

EU Emission Trading - Economical Effects of Emission Auctions »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jon Nysæther , Franziska Sinner , and Berit Tennbakk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319447

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Trading, European Wide Allocation, Migration of EU Industries, Industry Benchmarks, Economy and national budget, Measures to Combat Climate Change

In the third trading period (2013-2020) of EU ETS, around two thirds of the total European wide allocation will be auctioned on average. Allowances for auctioning will be allocated among the Member States according...

Economic Instruments in Chemicals Policy
			: Past Experiences and Prospects for Future Use

Economic Instruments in Chemicals Policy : Past Experiences and Prospects for Future Use »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrik Söderholm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319201

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investigates the Potential, Economic Instruments, Chemcials Policy, Instruments in Controlling Pollution, Chemicals Production, Economy and national budget

This report investigates the potential for increased use of economic instruments, not the least taxes and charges, in chemcials policy. It provides a conceptual discussion of the role of different market-based inst...

Chemicals and Development
			: Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management

Chemicals and Development : Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316668

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Explores the Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits, Management of Chemicals, Sound Chemicals Management Systems, Economy and national budget

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 chemic...