By Geerten J. I. Schrama, Sabine Sedlacek (auth.), Geerten J. I. Schrama, Sabine Sedlacek (eds.)
This publication comprises six reports on a variety of nationwide environmental regulations and setting -oriented expertise coverage platforms in Austria, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and the uk, sandwiched among this introductory and a concluding bankruptcy. those reviews have been carried out as a part of the ENVINNO learn undertaking, "Towards an Integration of Environmental and Ecology-Oriented expertise coverage: Stimulus and reaction in surroundings comparable Innovation Networks", which shaped a part of the specified Social and monetary study (TSER) Programme of Directorate-General XII of the ecu fee, now 1 Directorate-General for study. we adore to thank Mrs. Genevieve Zdrojewski of GD Directorate-General examine for her type help of our examine venture. The undertaking used to be performed among 1998 and 2001 by means of study groups from the six international locations. The co-ordinating institute used to be the dep. of Environmental Economics and administration on the Vienna collage of two Economics and company management. At this position we wish to point out all researchers curious about the ENVINNO venture and we wish to thank all of them for his or her contributions to this booklet and the venture and for the great time we have now had acting the undertaking and assembly one another at ordinary periods in Vienna (A), Enschede (NL), Berlin (D), and Sevilla (E). division of Environmental Economics and administration on the Vienna college of Economics and enterprise management in Austria: • Univ. Prof. Dr. Uwe Schubert, • magazine. Judith Kock, • magazine. Jiirgen Mellitzer, 1 less than contract-number SOEI-CT98-110S. 2 The venture web site is http://www.wu-wien.ac.atiwwwu/institute/iuwIENVINNO.
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3: Sustainable development and TP programmes A special programme to promote Sustainable Economic Activities was introduced in the framework of the new Technology Concept. The main objective of this specific environment-oriented technology policy is to promote structural changes in the Austrian economy in the direction of increasing eco-efficiency. The warranted R&D activities as well as the expedient adoption of new environment-oriented technologies are financed out of an earmarked fund ("Austrian technology billion") financed out of the federal government's budget.
Schepelmann, P. (2000) From Helsinki to Gothenburg. Evaluation of environmental integration in the European Union. Study commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management. Vienna: Sustainable Europe Research Institute. I. (1991) Keuzevrijheid in organisatievormen. Strategische keuzes rond organisatiestructuur en informatietechnologie bij het invoeren van een personeelsinformatiesysteem bij grote gemeenten. Enschede, PhD dissertation University of Twente.
In other words, is there a strong linkage between policy stimuli and companies? This chapter characterises the policy stimuli without analysing their specific impact on a company's behaviour. The chapter starts with the analysis of both policy systems focussing on their general orientation and additionally on their potential linkage. For identifying new challenges in the current environmental policy and environment-oriented technology policy systems the historical background has to be pointed out briefly.