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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Environment Agency have developed a database which will help governments choose a mix of economic instruments and voluntary approaches for environmental protection.
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This case study on barriers to the implementation of environmentally sound management practices for small and medium size metal recycling enterprises focuses on a Canadian ship dismantling enterprise.
World leaders and water management experts will meet at the Third World Water Forum in Japan from 16-23 March to develop concrete actions to achieve the international water goals of halving the world populations without access to safe drinking water and sanitation.
This page shows the consensus documents and other documents and publications on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology and the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds
As a non-binding guidance, this document has been developed to serve the environmental ministries and enforcement authorities in transition economies.
At the October 2001 meeting of the Working Group on Waste Prevention and Recycling an extended outline was provided concerning a study on "How to Apply ESM to small and medium size enterprises [ENV/EPOC/WGWPR/RD(2001)2].
This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water manage...
This paper describes the OECD work on environmentally sound management (ESM) of waste recovery operations as evolving into an “EMS plus” model.