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  • 1-septembre-2008


    L’eau pour tous : une question de bonne gouvernance - Le point de vue de l’OCDE

    Dans son discours prononcé au 13ème Congrès mondial de l'eau, Angel Gurría a affirmé que l’accès durable à l’eau et à l’assainissement pour tous - l’un des objectifs les plus ambitieux de la communauté internationale - nécessite une réponse concertée au niveau mondial.

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  • 6-août-2008

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    Synthèses: Entreprises, éco-innovation et mondialisation

    Cette Synthèse montre comment l’éco-innovation peut aider à surmonter desproblèmes d’environnement tels que le changement climatique dans le cadrede l’économie mondialisée. Elle s’appuie sur des travaux de l’OCDE sur lespolitiques d’environnement, d’une part et sur les politiques scientifiques,technologiques et d’innovation, d’autre part.

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  • 27-June-2008


    Environmental Policy, Technological Change and Patent Activity

    Technological innovation can allow for the realisation of environmental objectives in a manner which is less costly than would otherwise be the case. As such, understanding the role that technological innovation can play in achieving environmental obj

  • 10-June-2008


    Water: an Under-Delivered Promise

    In his speech delivered at the Conference of Montreal, Angel Gurría underlined that growing pressures from agriculture, energy production and industries were imperilling our water resources. He affirmed that all countries - OECD and developing countries alike – need to introduce urgently policy reforms and scale-up best practices to avoid dire consequences.

  • 24-May-2008


    Resource productivity and the "3Rs"

    In his speech delivered at the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting 2008, Angel Gurría discussed how promoting resource productivity and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) can protect the environment while sustaining growth and prosperity.

  • 8-April-2008


    Environmental innovation and global markets

    This report examines the links between environmental innovation and globalisation, drawing upon interviews with representatives from both governments and companies. The report and its case studies focus on innovation in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

  • 6-March-2008


    Seminar on “Sustainable Development and Climate Change: International and National Perspectives”

    In this seminar organised by the Norwegian government, Mr. Gurría reminded that achieving ambitious climate stabilisation goals is possible provided all major emitting countries and sectors act immediately. He underlined that this will require significant changes in how we consume and how we produce but doing nothing is not an option, because the costs and consequences are a multiple of the known costs of action.

  • 5-mars-2008


    Lancement officiel de l'édition 2008 des Perspectives de l'environnement de l'OCDE

    A l'occasion du lancement officiel de ce rapport à Oslo, à l'invitation du Premier ministre de Norvège Jens Stoltenberg, le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE a rappelé que des solutions aux défis environnementaux sont disponibles.

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  • 13-December-2007


    Eco-innovation, policy and globalisation: Making a world of difference - OECD Observer No. 264/265, December 2007

    Many governments now see technological innovation as a key channel to help them achieve a wide range of environmental objectives. Analysing patent data can give an accurate measure of innovations that reduce adverse environmental impacts.

  • 25-June-2007


    Innovation, globalisation and the environment (OECD Observer, No. 261, May 2007)

    Globalisation is exerting pressure on the environment, but it may also provide solutions. Could green be turned to gold? This article, written by Brendan Gillespie and Xavier LeFlaive of the OECD Environment Directorate, was featured in the OECD Observer, No. 261, May 2007.

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