THE SITUATION ON SOLVING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN THE LATGALE ENTERPRISES

Gotfrīds Noviks, Natālija Lemešenoka, Sintija Augule

Abstract


„Business is the only mechanism on the planet today powerful enough to produce the changes necessary to reverse global environmental and social degradation” (Paul Hawken). This idea characterizes the substance of the paper exactly. The paper presents results of 24 different enterprises survey in the Latvia eastern region Latgale on their present-day situation in the field of environment protection, awareness of their responsibility and their planned innovation activities in the implementation pollution prevention technologies.

Keywords


pollution prevention; green technologies; sustainable business

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/etr2009vol1.1110

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