This report was prepared by the Norwegian consultancy firm ECON Analyse as part of a broader work on "the political economy of environmentally related taxes".
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This report provides an overview of environmental management practices and the environmental policy framework in Norwegian 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’.
These 11 country case studies are background information for the Handbook of Biodiversity Valuation.
This Handbook draws on the experiences described in country case studies to develop a comprehensive step-by-step process for identifying and implementing incentive measures for biodiversity conservation, and the sustainable use of its components. It identifies the incentive measures that are most suitable for ecosystems, and for addressing the sectoral pressures.