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Public procurement, or the purchase of goods and services using public funds, covers a range of sectors where environmental issues are important, from the construction of highways and buildings to the supply of power, water and sanitation services and the use of vehicles.
This book reports on the results of a project examining links between public environmental policies and private environmental management, innovation and performance. It draws on data from over 4000 manufacturing facilities. It is the first project to examine these issuses across OECD countries.
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This report provides practical policy advice concerning the effectiveness and efficiency of alternative environmental policy innovations that encourage greater environmental improvements, and especially those related to EMS adoption.
Work has been undertaken on how national governments and other public authorities could generate both direct and indirect environmental benefits through greener public purchasing programmes and initiatives.
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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’.