Synopsis of the Study of the Insertion of Environmental Management in Sectorial Policies: The Energy and Industry Case in Mexico

Apr 2002
This study contains a methodology to establish the bases of a program for an effective environmental management insertion in sectorial policies and uses this conceptual framework to analyze Mexico's experience in the energy and industrial sectors in Mexico. According to this methodology, the following elements are identified: 1) Options for generic public policy instruments in environmental management; 2) Authorities, agents and responsibilities in environmental management; 3) Specific instruments for environmental management insertion; 4) Coordination mechanisms for environmental management; 5) Challenges and goals of environmental management.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.