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NILU’s Environmental Management Report 2015.

Braathen, O.-A.; Marsteen, L.; Skogvoll, T.L.; Andresen, E.B.; Fjeldstad, H.

Publication details

Series: NILU OR 09/2016

Publisher: NILU

Year: 2016

ISBN: 978-82-425-2828-5

File: NILU report 09/2016 (pdf)

Summary: One of NILU's main goals is to study the impact of pollution and supply decision-makers with a sound scientific platform for choosing measures to reduce the negative impacts. Furthermore, it is very important for the institute to have control of the impact the institute¿s own activities may have on the environment and to reduce negative impacts as far as possible. NILU has for many years been working to improve the status of the environment and to reduce negative impacts. In order to take this one step further, it was decided that the institute should restructure the work according to a relevant environmental standard and to seek certification according to the same standard. The chosen standard is ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental management systems - Requirements with guidance for use) and NILU achieved certification according to this standard in October 2010. This report summarizes the results of the system in 2015.