3 edition of Manual For The Preparers And Users Of Eco-efficiency Indicators found in the catalog.
April 7, 2004
by United Nations Pubns
Written in English
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Although eco-efficiency is a rather new method, the idea is not. In the early s Paul R. Ehrlich and John Holdren developed the lettering formula I = PAT to describe the impact of human activity on the environment. Furthermore, the concept of eco-efficiency was first described by McIntyre and Thornton in , but it wasn't until , when the term was formally coined and widely publicized. A key difference in eco-efficiency analyses as compared to ISO LCAs is the evaluation of both environmental burdens and economic costs in eco-efficiency analyses, whereas LCAs evaluate only environmental burdens. Eco-efficiency analyses address two of the three "pillars of sustainability“ –File Size: 3MB.
Figge F., Hahn T., Value Drivers of Corporate Eco-Efficiency: Management Accounting Information for the Efficient Use of Environmental Resources. Management Accounting Research, 24, , DOI: / Abstract Eco-efficiency is oftentimes considered the gold standard for managerial decisionCited by: Εθνική Βιβλιοθήκη της Ελλάδος κύριος κατάλογος τεκμηρίων, National Library of Greece OPAC main holdings catalogue.
Section 2 reviews previous researches on indicators and measurement of eco-efficiency analysis. Based on previous works, a set of regional eco-efficiency indicators and DEA model are developed for regional eco-efficiency analysis in Section 3. Section 4 illustrates DEA models with real data set of 30 provinces in China.1 Section 5 provides. Eco-efficiency combines ecological and economic goals and was first addressed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). At the first Antwerp Workshop on Eco-efficiency held in November , eco-efficiency was defined as being “reached by the delivery of competitively priced.
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Manual presents a method by which environmental and financial performance indicators can be used together to measure an enterprise's progress in attaining eco-efficiency or sustainability. The manual provides detailed explanations and examples for the preparers.
The manual provides detailed explanations and examples for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators so that they can produce internally consistent environmental and financial information, thus improving the quality of environmental reporting and stakeholder satisfaction.
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United Nations (UN) () A manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators. United Nations Publication UNCTAD/ITE/IPC//7 (Sales No. EII.D) Google Scholar World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) () Ecoefficiency – creating more value with less impact.
Preparers and Users of Eco-efficie ncy Indicators ” (). This UN Manual sets out a rang e of eco - eff icienc y indicators, defined as th e ratio between an envir onmental and a financi al.
A company’s eco-efficiency performance profile will include both types of indicators. The indicators fall into two groups, based on the eco-efficiency formula which brings together the two eco dimensions of economy and ecology to relate product or service value to environmental influence.
Eco-efficiency is represented by: Environmental. Eco-efficiency Indicators Workbook. Who We Are The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) is an independent advisory body that provides decision makers, opinion leaders.
United NationsA manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. New York and Geneva: United Nations ()Cited by: 2. manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators (UNCTAD, ) The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has published new.
"The ultimate goal of EEI is to provide governments with a practical tool for measuring their performance in the context of eco-efficiency and harness the concept of eco-efficiency for socioeconomic policies pertaining to environmental sustainability." References ↑ "Eco-Efficiency Indicators"Agency/Company /Organization: United.
Eco-efficiency Paperback – April 9, designing indicators to monitor progress. Similar approaches have been used outside business, for example by governments, communities and groups of households.
Such strategies have achieved improvements in material and energy efficiency in the region of 10% to 40%. The full potential for improving Authors: OECD, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
In-text: (Aggarwal, ) Your Bibliography: Aggarwal, P., Relationship between Environmental Responsibility and Financial Performance of Firm: A Literature Review.
IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 13(1), pp ♦ Eco-efficiency of the refrigerator made 10 years ago Capacity (numerator) L Electric power consumption (denominator) = kWh/year = Eco-efficiency The eco-efficiency obtained is (unit omitted for simplicity) but, it is not clear how to asses its.
Eco-efficiency measures required integration into management and environmental plans, policies and strategies.
Measurement (through the use of appropriate indicators) of eco-efficiency actions is important to determine success (financial and environmental), identify and track trends, prioritise actions and issues and ascertain areas for.
manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators. By United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (). This is one of the first publications in the field of corporate environmental accounting to standardise the presentation and disclosure of a company's environmental performance and how this relates to financial results.
eco-efficiency: Management philosophy that aims at minimizing ecological damage while maximizing efficiency of the firm's production processes, such as through the lesser use of energy, material, and water, more recycling, and elimination of hazardous emissions or by-products.
A manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators / United Nations Conference on Trade a Handbook of environmental protection and enforcement: principles and practice / Andrew Farmer. Measuring Eco-efficiency in Business: Feasibility of a Core Set of Indicators Published on Jan 1, A report by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy.
A project is under way in Canada to develop a set of indicators for eco-efficiency. The project, conceived by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, began by developing a set of core indicators for energy, water and material 'intensity'. Init was extended to 12 Canadian companies from a range of manufacturing sectors.A manual for the preparers and users of eco-efficiency indicators, versionUNCTAD/ITE/IPC//7.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, New York/Geneva; Google ScholarCited by: year-long pilot test of eco-efficiency indicators in 23 companies, it has passed the acid test of business practicality. Now eco-efficiency needs more government attention. The concept is so obvious you would think every company in the world would seize it and milk it.
Use less of the things you must buy – like resources – and produce.