Skip to main content.

Search Again:

Search again button

Search Results:

1-10 of 29 for the Category : Law & Legislation and the Subcategory : Governance

Eco-Entrepreneurs Needed To Save Our Earth

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

Whilst capitalism is certainly r e s p o n s i b l e for most if not all our current environmental problems - it is also the most effective tool we have to address the environmental crisis we face

Read more about Eco-Entrepreneurs Needed To Save Our Earth

Agenda 21

( Article Type: Explanation )

'Agenda 21', so named because of its position in the meeting agenda, is a global plan of action for sustainable development agreed to by most United Nations member nations at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (also call

Read more about Agenda 21

Deep Ecology

( Article Type: Explanation )

The Deep Ecology worldview asks that we do some deep thinking about who we are and what our role is on the planet. The term was coined by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess in 1972 and defines an ecocentric environmental worldview.

Read more about Deep Ecology

Earth Charter (The)

( Article Type: Explanation )

The Earth Charter is an exceptional and most important document - it is not just an environmental charter, but a people's charter, giving guidelines of how we should behave with one another and with the Earth, with which we are inextricably bound

Read more about Earth Charter (The)

Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS)

( Article Type: Explanation )

EMAS is a voluntary European Community programme to promote continuous environmental performance improvements of industries by committing company site management teams to evaluate and improve their environmental performance and provide relevant infor

Read more about Eco-Management & Audit Scheme (EMAS)


( Article Type: Explanation )

Eco-taxes are taxes, duties and fees, which are levied by governments to encourage companies and individuals to be more aware of environmental protection requirements and reduce their levels of pollution.

Read more about Eco-taxes

Environmental Compliance

( Article Type: Explanation )

Environmental compliance refers to adherence to environmental laws, regulations and standards. Although the scope of environmental law is not universally agreed upon, there is consensus that environmental compliance relates to public health, cons

Read more about Environmental Compliance

Environmental Due Diligence

( Article Type: Explanation )

An environmental due diligence exercise or audit is carried out to identify the extent and nature of environmental risk involved when companies are bought and sold.

Read more about Environmental Due Diligence

Environmental Ethics

( Article Type: Overview )

Environmental ethics is a sub-division of professional and applied ethics that concerns itself with the responsibilities that we as humans have in our interactions with the environment.

Read more about Environmental Ethics

Environmental Justice

( Article Type: Explanation )

Environmental justice tries to right the wrongs of past practices, which put the poor and the disadvantaged next to dirty and polluting industries or on poor and degraded land. It tries to ensure that the wrongs are not repeated.

Read more about Environmental Justice