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This report provides an overview of environmental management practices and the environmental policy framework in German manufacturing facilities. It is one of seven national reports produced, and is an initial output from the OECD Environment Directorate project on ‘environmental policy tools and firm-level management’.
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This report provides a descriptive overview of the Japanese database on 'firm-level environmental management and public policy', as well as preliminary conclusions from the analysis.
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.
Recommends Member countries establish and apply a policy framework aimed at ensuring the efficient long-term conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and its related resources.
Confirms the importance Member countries attach to integrated transport and environment policy and decision making; and recommends that systematic evaluation of economic, social and environmental effects should underpin all transport plans and programs.
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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Guidance on reporting summary information on environmental, occupational and consumer exposure
This Guidance Document is addressed to those who are involved in risk assessment and management of chemicals called POPs (Persistant Organic Pollutants) or PBTs (Persistant and bio-accumulating toxics). It is about using mulimedia models, i.e. generic evaluative models that can calculate overall environmental persistence and potential for long-range transport coveing muliple comparments such as air, water, sediment and soil: what