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The LIFE certification methodology as a diagnostic tool of the environmental management system of the automotive industry
We conducted a diagnosis of the environmental management system of the Brazilian auto parts industry, using the LIFE certification methodology (lasting initiative for earth) as a diagnostic tool. This certification recognizes ...
Maturity grid to evaluate and improve environmental management in industrial companies
Abstract: The increase in industrial activities to meet the growing needs of the population has led many companies to adopt environmental management (EM) policies to offset their impacts on the environment. For this reason, ...
EXPERIÊNCIA EM EDUCAÇÃO AMBIENTAL ADQUIRIDA DENTRO DA COORDENADORIA DE GESTÃO AMBIENTAL DA UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO RIO GRANDE DO SUL – UFRGSEXPERIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COORDINATION OF UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO RIO GRANDE DO SUL - UFRGS
(Instituto de Ingeniería, 2013)
Environmental fragility evaluation and guidelines for environmental zoning: a study case on Ibiuna (the Southeastern Brazilian region)
Environmental fragility models are important decision tools for policy makers as they help quantify environmental sensitivity and understand the relationship between human activities and environmental quality. The objective ...
Overview of strategies that contribute to the environmental sustainability of pond aquaculture: rearing systems, residue treatment, and environmental assessment tools
Aquaculture is responsible for almost 50% of the global production of aquatic organisms. However, the activity generates residues that cause environmental impacts. Several strategies can be adopted from the planning stage ...
Cleaner Production initiatives and challenges for a sustainable world: an introduction to this special volume
(Elsevier B.V., 2013-05-01)
This special volume of the Journal of Cleaner Production is comprised of articles presented at the 3rd International Workshop Advances in Cleaner Production held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2011. The content underscores the ...
Metabolisms of injustice: municipal solid-waste management and environmental equity in Barcelona’s Metropolitan Region
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Environmental justice studies that focus on the management of municipal solid waste (MSW) typically examine the unequal distribution of associated health and environmental risks in minority social groups and the political ...
A percepção ambiental como instrumento de apoio na gestão e na formulação de políticas públicas ambientaisEnvironmental awareness as a support tool in the management and formulation of environmental public policies
(Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo.Associação Paulista de Saúde Pública., 2012)
Este artigo insere-se nos estudos de políticas públicas e gestão ambiental municipal. Tem por objetivo discutir como o uso da percepção ambiental pode ser relevante para a gestão ambiental municipal. O caso de estudo ...
Life cycle assessment as a diagnostic and planning tool for waste management-a case study in a Brazilian municipality
This paper discusses an evaluation of the environmental impacts of a Municipal Solid Waste Management System using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), with a view to the proposal of improvement actions, the support of decision-making ...