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Abstract

In 1994 the European Commission set out a framework and programme for establishing a linked set of environmental indicators and national accounts. Report comprises the purpose of business weighted environmental indicators, the users, the innovators of assessment methods, assessment and application, the derivation of weights, and public policy issues. The weighting systems identified in this survey incorporated: the science of environmental change, environmental impact, and the risk of potential impact; economic valuation of these impacts and risks; technical measures such as "factor 4" physical reductions; use of government policies; views of external stakeholders; views of management inside the company.

Additional information

Authors: GAMESON T, IPTS.Sevilla (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18655 EN (1998) 65pp.
Availability: Available free of charge from CCR Ispra
Record Number: 199910669 / Last updated on: 1999-04-26
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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