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Initiatives on prevention of food waste in the retail and wholesale trades

Initiatives on prevention of food waste in the retail and wholesale trades »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Jörgen Hanssen , Juha-Matti Katajajuuri , Kirsi Silvennoinen , Åsa Stenmarck , and Mads Werge

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322522

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Waste Prevention, EU Waste Directive, Food Waste, Causes for Food Waste, Retail Sector

This project was initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers and its waste prevention group. The background to the project is that waste prevention is the highest priority in the waste hierarchy according to the E...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Productivity and competitiveness

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Productivity and competitiveness »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322959

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Economic Associations, Widening Productivity Gap Between the EU and the US, Mika Maliranta Human Capital and Productivity, Tuomas Pekkarinen Productivity and Education

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

Method to measure the amount of WEEE generated
			: Report to Nordic council's subgroup on EEE waste

Method to measure the amount of WEEE generated : Report to Nordic council's subgroup on EEE waste »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318846

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste of Electric, Electronic Equipment, European Directive, Documentation and Demonstration, Nordisk Council of Minister, Producers and Importers

Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous and valuable materials. The European directive on WEEE gives producers and importers of EEE the responsibility to collect and treat WEEE. In...

Nordic nature - trends towards 2010
			: Examples of Nordic contributions towards the international biodiversity target 2010

Nordic nature - trends towards 2010 : Examples of Nordic contributions towards the international biodiversity target 2010 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marja Pylvänäinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319928

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Council of Ministers, Environmental Action Plan, Preserve and Protect Biodiversity, Conservation Success Stories, Published as Fact Sheets, Special Significance of Biodiversity

The international target to slow and even halt the decline in biodiversity by the end of 2010 has been included in the Nordic Council of Ministers Environmental Action Plan for 2009-2012. We already know that this...

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...

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...

Reporting environmental information in annual reports 
			: Analysis of legal requirements in the Nordic countries

Reporting environmental information in annual reports : Analysis of legal requirements in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316545

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Exploring Legal Requirements, Environmental Information, Supplementary Non-legally Required Reports, Nordic Council of Ministers by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Focus on Environmental Matters, Identify Ways of Improving Companies

This report aims at exploring legal requirements to include environmental information in annual reports as an important driver for companies' focus on environmental matters and to identify ways of improving compani...

Two approaches to pricing pollution

Two approaches to pricing pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , Christina van Breugel , Mattias Enggaard , Jes Erik Jessen , Christopher Sköld , and Ulrika Stavlöt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327220

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cap and Trade Method, Pricing Pollution, Average Abatement Cost, Working Group on Environment and Economy (MEG), Working Group for SCP (HKP), Nordic Council of Ministers

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantages and challenges of the respective...