THE EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INSTRUMENTS OF LATVIA

Lilita Ābele, Māra Zeltiņa, Ligita Šimanskiene, Darius Burgis

Abstract


Research problem: The ambiguity and lack of data for application of indicators of environmental management burden the improvement of support instrument system and the development of sustainability of borderland regions.
The aim of research:
investigate the place of environment aspect in the development of enterprises in Kurzeme. Based on the obtained results, develop suggestions for the environmental management indicators by the use of which there could be controlled the effectiveness of the use of entrepreneurship support instruments and the environmental results of the enterprises. Practical research consists of inquiry – internet survey, where questionnaire form was located into internet page www.apklausa.lt. Information was gained from 150 entrepreneurs in the Kurzeme from different business branches.
Conclusions: entrepreneurs have different attitude towards the objectives of entrepreneurship support instrument usage and the place of nature resource tax in the decision making on company development.
As the result of the research there is developed the system of indicators of environmental management for entrepreneurs, policy- makers and legislation creators at the level of the state and municipalities.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.em.17.3.2117


Keywords


environmental management tools; business environment; environmental aspects; environmental management indicators

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