Our lifestyle is placing increasing pressure on the environment. In Denmark, we therefore work extensively with the opportunities innovation and management of human resource use can contribute to the environment and sustainable development.
Sustainable DevelopmentThe Danish strategy for sustainable development brings forward goals and initiatives for the further development of innovative and sustainable solutions. The strategy was published in 2009.
Sustainable Consumption and Production
Sustainable consumption and production (SCP) has been part of Danish environmental efforts since the 80's and focuses on transforming environmental challenges into economic opportunities.
Eco-innovationThe Environment Protection Agency work extensively to improve the framework conditions for environmental technology companies, thus promoting the development and use of eco-innovation.
Using environmental economic tools we can illustrate how to meet environmental targets most cost-effectively. Only by looking at the environment from many angles are we able to achieve sustainable results.
The Environment Action Programme (EAP) is the framework for the EU's overall environmental policy development.
Read more about EU's 6th and 7th Environmental Action Programme
The European and Nordic ecolabels are the only two officially recognized ecolabels in Denmark. Both show consumers that the ecolabelled products meet strict environmental requirements.
Read more about the ecolabels
The Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), is a voluntary initiative designed to improve companies' environmental performance.
Read more about EMAS in Denmark