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close this bookBusiness Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Developing Countries - Report on the International Workshop, Heredia, Costa Rica, 22-24 September 1997 (UNRISD, 1998, 56 p.)
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ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

BECC

Border Environmental Consultative Commission

CAMBIOS

Programa Cambio Social, Biodiversidad, Sostenibilidad

CEC

Commission on Environmental Cooperation

CEGESTI

Centro de Gestiechnola

CEM

corporate environmental management

CINPE

Centro Internacional de Polca Econa para el Desarrollo Sostenible/International Center of Economic Policy for Sustainable Development

EHS

environment, health and safety

EMAS

Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (of the European Union)

G-7/G-8

Group of Seven/Group of Eight

INBio

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad/National Biodiversity Institute

INCAE

Instituto Centroamericano de Administracie Empresas

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NGO

non-governmental organization

OECD

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

SINAC

Sistema Nacional de Areas de Conservaciational System of Conservation Areas

TNC

transnational corporation

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNRISD

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

WBCSD

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

WTO

World Trade Organization