Environmental Accounting and Sustainable Development Indicators 2005

This conference was held under the auspices of

  • Mr. Libor Ambrozek, Minister of the Environment of the Czech Republic
  • Mr. Jan Fischer, President of the Czech Statistical Office

WHEN: 25-27 September 2005

WHERE: Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

Conference organised by:

  • Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem
  • Charles University – Environment Center in Prague

Under projects:

  • VaV 1C 4/17/04 Application of Environmental Accounting – project funded by Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic
  • INFOSDEV EVG3-CT-2002-80007: Information on Sustainable Development Education, Economic Instruments and Indicators – project funded by the European Commission

Conference location:

The Charles University Environmental Center
U Kříže 8, 158 00 Praha 5, Czech Republic

Audience:

Academicals, ministerial officers, statisticians, environmental experts, accounting and finance managers, business specialists

Objectives:

Promote awareness of sustainable concepts and tools using indicators and environmental accounting as the foundation for improving performance. Share with participants the knowledge about situation in environmental accounting on the macro and micro levels as well in the field of sustainable development indicators. Open discussion about future directions of development in the field of environmental accounting and sustainable development indicators.

Main topics:

  1. Environmental expenditures and transactions
  2. Resource and emission accounting and relevant indicators
  3. Measurement of de-coupling
  4. Environmental accounting and reporting

Presentation and paper language:

Czech and English