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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This report provides an overview of environmental management practices and the environmental policy framework in Canadian 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.
This report looks at the design of efficient and effective environmental policies for consumer durables such as household appliances.
This report is an in-depth study of the links between public environmental policy and firms' environmental management strategies.
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.
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Resumen ELEMENTOS ESENCIALES Los efectos de la agricultura sobre el medio ambiente representan una de las preocupaciones mayores del público, en el contexto de la reforma de la política agrícola, la liberalización de los intercambios, los acu...
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Changing unsustainable household consumption patterns is crucial for achieving the goal of sustainable development in OECD countries. Households affect the environment through their energy and water consumption, waste generation, transport patter...
This study presents an overview of policies to promote more sustainable consumption patterns. It discusses different mixes of policy instruments that could be applied in an integrated approach, combining measures both at the supply and demand side.