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Integrative approaches towards sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region


Walter Leal Filho and Arnolds Ubelis

Contents: Uno Svedin: Preface – Arnolds Ūbelis/Jānis Grāvitis/Walter Leal Filho: Introduction – Christian Patermann: Concluding Statement of the International Board of the Conference – David Miles: Sustainable Development and the 6th Framework Programme – Motoyuki Suzuki: Visualisation of a Sustainable Industrialised Society - Zero Emissions Approach – Erling Pedersen: The Industrial Symbiosis at Kalundborg, Denmark - A Profitable Environmental Potential across the Fence – Gunter Pauli: Reshaping Competitive Forces in the Industrialised World – Janis Gravitis/Janis Zandersons/Valery Ozols-Kalnins/Arnis Kokorevics: How Can the Baltic Countries’ Resources be Oriented towards Sustainability? – Charlotte Lagerberg: Efficient Use of Forest Resources – Matti Palo: Sustainable Forestry in Finland and Globalisation: Evolution and Prospects – Urve Kallavus: Towards Nanotechnology through Structural Research – Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek: No Sustainability without Radical Dematerialisation - Technical and Economic Considerations – Georg Winter: Global SMALL (Sustainable Management for All Local Leaders) Initiative for Sustainability – J.L.A. Jansen: From Vision to Action - The Challenge of Transition to Sustainable Development – Joachim H. Spangenberg: Environmentally Sustainable Domestic Consumption: Material-Flow-Based Indicators for Priority Fields of Action – Saulius Vasarevičius: Waste Management in Protected Areas – Bjarne Rasmussen: Approaches for Local and Regional Sustainable Development Experience and Implementation Models from Storstrom County – Per G. Berg: The Sustainable Neighbourhood - from Model Area Hågaby to Common Neighbourhoods in a Baltic Sea Perspective – Sergio Ulgiati: Integrated Indicators to Assess Design, Performance and Environmental Sustainability of Energy Conversion Processes – Gergely Tóth: Agricultural Land Use and Sustainability: Changing Social Requirements and Extending Planning Options - What Can Agricultural Sciences and IT Technologies Offer? – Lars Ryden: Education for Sustainable Development - Experiences from the Baltic 21 Education Process – Walter Leal Filho: Sustainability Teaching at a Technical University - Examples from a Masters Programme on Environmental Engineering – Laima Galkute/Linas Klucininkas: Universities for Social Development – Arnolds Ubelis: Teaching Physics and Sustainability – Hans-Jörg Jacobsen: Education in the Biosciences: Let Facts Dominate over Myths – Ruta Bubniene: Instruments of Sustainable Development at Local Level in Lithuania – Georg Winter: The 3i System: Sustainable Business Management for the Whole Person – Jānis Blahins: Science for Sustainable Development as a Case of System Stability – Jānis Āboliņš: Strategies for Sustainable Development – M. Burinskiené/R. Ušpalytė: A System of Indicators for the Evaluation of Sustainable Urban Development – Lotte Holmberg Rasmussen: Elements of a Sustainable Energy System in Latvia – Ieva Bērziņa/Dina Bērziņa: Coastal Zone Management in Latvia - Legal Instruments – Edgars Andersons: Sustainable Development of the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Riga Region – Michele Galatola: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as an Environmental Management Tool for Sustainable Development – Michele Galatola/Eliana Russo: ISO 14001 Certification and the EMAS Scheme Applied to Small to Medium Enterprises: The ENEA Experience – Isabel Maria Cañamás Llopis/Kerstin Döscher/Julian Fischer/Jörg Hoffmann/Beatriz Vidal Legaz: Sustainable Development in Europe - The Reflection of Current European Policies in the