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Measuring green jobs?
			: An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities

Measuring green jobs? : An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Annegrete Bruvoll , Karin Ibenholt , Louise Martinsen , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323703

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Sectors, Jobs and Technologies, Green Activities, Non-green Activities, Working Group on Environment and Economy, Nordic Council of Ministers

The report reviews the different initiatives aiming to measure aspects of "green" sectors, jobs and technologies. The report discusses whether the statistics collected under the present initiatives aimed at measuri...

Flexible emission fees
			: An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption

Flexible emission fees : An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Magnus Enell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323352

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Economy, Price of Pollution, Pollution Fees, Flexible Fee, Höglund, Price Discovery

This report explores the urgent question of how to transition to a green economy. If the price of pollution becomes the same as the price to not pollute, i.e. the investment required for a non-polluting solution, c...

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , and Adriaan Perrels

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320863

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Crisis, Environmental Policy, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Climate Mitigation, Green Transformation, Economy and national budget

A review study of the impacts of the economic crisis on the environment and environmental policy in Nordic countries indicates that the short run economic slowdown translates into a levelling or decline of various...

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...

Innovation Systems and Environmental Technologies
			: Cross-sectoral analysis and policy implications

Innovation Systems and Environmental Technologies : Cross-sectoral analysis and policy implications »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317221

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technologies, Knowledge-based Economy, Environmental Consideration, Green Market and Cleaner Technologies, Innovation Policies, Environmental Technologies Action Plan

Promotion of environmental technologies is one way to achieve the dual goals of maintaining competitiveness in a dynamic and knowledge-based economy while integrating environmental consideration in this process. Th...