Synopsis of the Study of the Insertion of Environmental Management in Sectoral Policies: The Energy and Industry Case in Colombia

University of Los Andes, Colombia;
Apr 2002
This document summarizes the results of a study on insertion of environmental policies in sectoral activities in Colombia, prepared for the IDB by the Center for Development Studies of the University of Los Andes. The analysis focuses on the industrial and energy sectors in Colombia and contains a review of Colombia's legal and institutional framework underlying environmental management activities within the sectors. The main outcome is a series of proposals for environmental actions which address environmental management improvement needs and economic efficiency. This document was commissioned for the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue's 1st Hemispheric Meeting: Towards an Effective Environmental Management held on April 4th and 5th, 2002.