Voluntary Environmental Agreements

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In J. Braden – S. Lovejoy (Eds.), Agriculture and water quality: International perspectives (p. 131-145). Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Verlag. The seven sections are (1) a list of signatories; (2) a debate on the legal and regulatory bases; (3) a statement of the target, usually with the inscription „… support concrete measures to improve the management of the public environment and to combat pollution and reduce pollution, adopting more environmentally friendly, environmentally friendly and safe operating methods aimed at reducing pollution levels, reducing environmental risks and optimizing the rational use of natural resources (4) a review of the (non-binding) responsibilities of signatories and relations with other regulatory requirements; (5) a list of key commitments; (6) a list of the organizations represented on the Works Council and its tasks; and (7) a statement on the duration of the VA, which is 10 years. Roht-Arriaza, N. (1997). Environmental management and environmental protection systems: Can ISO14001 be useful in APEC? Journal of Environment and Development, 6 (3), 292-316.

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