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OECD work on material flows supports the implementation of the recommendations on material flows and resource productivity adopted by the OECD Council in April 2004 and in March 2008 as well as contributing to the organisation's horizontal programmes on...
Recommends that Member countries take steps to improve information on material flows, including its quality and relevance for environmental management, in particular, develop methodologies to enhance knowledge of material flows within and among countries.
This report assesses the progress that OECD countries have made in implementing these objectives, as well as in applying the 71 national actions they agreed as part of the OECD Environmental Strategy.
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This booklet summarises the main findings in the background report on implementation of the OECD Environmental Strategy produced to support the Meeting of OECD Environment Ministers in April 2004.
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OECD countries are working hard to tackle the environmental problems they face, but much more ambitious policies will be needed if their national and international commitments are to be met.
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Water is a vital resource for society but needs to be managed carefully to ensure that people have access to affordable and safe drinking water and sanitation, without depleting water resources or damaging ecosystems.
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OECD work on environmental indicators is designed to contribute to the harmonisation of individual initiatives of OECD Member countries in the field of environmental indicators by developing a common approach and conceptual framework.
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Report prepared by the OECD Secretariat on the basis of member country replies to the 2002 questionnaire on environmental protection expenditure and revenues, jointly operated by the OECD and the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat).
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Developing a better understanding of efforts to incorporate endogenous growth into the mainstream of economic discourse is a necessary undertaking for policy analysts providing economic advice to decision-makers.
This report comprises the outcomes from the OECD Workshop on Waste Prevention: Toward Performance Indicators. Part 1 includes the synthesis, discussion and recommendations report. Part 2 provides the agenda, documentation and outcomes of breakout group discuss