This report looks at key issues associated with households and firm-level decision-making with respect to the design, production, choice, use and disposal of consumer durables.
A programme of co-operation between the OECD and the Asian economies on the environmental protection provides an opportunity for policy dialogue on the critical environmental challenges that need to be addressed nationally, regionally and, globally.
The OECD Environment Policy Committee (EPOC) met with representatives of stakeholder partners from business, trade unions and environmental NGOs on 22 May 2002. The Stakeholder Dialogue included a special session on environmentally related taxes,...
The NIS Regional Workshop "Advancing Coherent Reforms of Environmental Policy Instruments in the NIS: Experience and Roadmap for the Future" wil take place at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, France on 3-4 December 2002. The workshop will bring to...
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This paper presents the outline of a document to be prepared in the framework of the EAP Task Force Project on Strengthening Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in the NIS. Overall project objectives are to support the NIS in: (i) reformi...
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Synthesis report on Environmental Permitting in the New Independent States
The objective of this work is to assist individual countries in analysing existing policy instruments and their effectiveness and designing appropriate packages of policy instruments to solve selected, acute priority environmental problem(s) in the air and water sectors.
The Guidance Manual for the implementation of the OECD Decision on transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery has been updated according to the revised Decision C(2001)107/FINAL.
The ABEI was established jointly by the private sector and Environment Ministers at the 1998 "Environment for Europe" conference. Its main objective is to facilitate public-private dialogue and to promote better environmental management practices...
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Principles for Effective Environmental Enforcement Authorities in the NIS