environmental policies in Switzerland (actors : government and NGOs (The…
environmental policies in Switzerland
1.7% of GDP
actors : government and NGOs
FOEN federal office for the environment
The World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF).
The Swiss Heritage Society.
The Swiss Foundation for Landscape Conservation.
The Swiss Planning Association.
The Swiss Alpine Club.
The Traffic Club of Switzerland (VCS).
International Environment House
think eat save
Greening the blue
Legislation : federal Cst art 2, 74, 120 learn the basics, federal law Environmental protection act, canton de Vaud
ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY
The canton of Vaud is very concerned about the quality of the environment and sustainable development and encourages the greatest possible use of clean energy. The city of Lausanne has signed up to the UN's Agenda 21 initiative for sustainable development. For private individuals, utilities (electricity, gas, water) are supplied by registering for the industrial services in the municipality where you live.
Firms : companies active in sustainability (selling services),
ranking of most sustainable companies
Higher density urban planning
Contribution to the fight against global warming
Preservation of water quality: a national responsibility
maintaining biodiversity: long-term commitment
bettering air quality
Offering farmers tools to reduce infertile land