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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: policy, environmental, mixes, instrument
Number of Pages: 239
Published: 2007-06-08
ISBN-10: 9264017801
ISBN-13: 9789264017801

What are the impacts on environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of using an “instrument mix”, rather than a single instrument, to address a given environmental problem? What are the main arguments for using such instrument mixes, and are the instrument mixes currently in use actually well designed in response to these arguments? These are the main questions addressed in this report, which is based on a series of in-depth case studies.  The case studies analyse instrument mixes applied in OECD countries to address household waste, non-point sources of water pollution in agricul

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: responsibility, reinforcing, unique, instrument, corporate, enterprises, report, oecd, guidelines, multinational, annual
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2010-11-16
ISBN-10: 9264091394
ISBN-13: 9789264091399

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are recommendations to international business for conduct in such areas as human rights, labour, environment, consumer protection, the fight against corruption and taxation.  The recommendations are made by the adhering governments and, although not binding, governments are committed to promoting their observance.  This Annual Report provides an account of the actions taken by the 42 adhering governments over the 12 months to June 2010 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.  Ten ye

Author: International Energy Agency
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: climate, policy, trading, emissions, trade, globally, locally
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9264109536
ISBN-13: 9789264109537

Climate policy raises a number of challenges for the energy sector, the most significant being the transition from a high to a low-CO2 energy path in a few decades. Emissions trading has become the instrument of choice to help manage the cost of this transition, whether used at international or at domestic level. Act Locally, Trade Globally, offers an overview of existing trading systems, their mechanisms, and looks into the future of the instrument for limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

Author: Christopher Vorwerk
Publisher: Maecenata Verlag
Keywords: beispiel, niedersachsen, kulturfrderung, staatlicher, als, instrument, stiftungen
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2007

Author: Michael Rodi (ed.)
Publisher: Lexxion Verlag
Keywords: innovation, optimal, instrument, mix, change, climate, shift, towards, energy, sustainability, paradigm
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 3869651350
ISBN-13: 9783869651354

Author: Vijayendra Rao, Francis Bloch
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: violence, rural, india, dowry, study, bargaining, instrument, case, terror
Number of Pages: 36

Author: National Research Council (U.S.)
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: instrument, ecosystem, management, evolving, agreement, water, quality, lakes
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1985
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15148
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