Best Environmental Directories This site is selected as "Best Environmental Directories" on the subject of Environmental Accounting.
17 Oct 1998

Since 23 Nov 1997
Last updated on 11 June 2004
(now gradually updating)

Links on Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting
- selected web resources -

Index

  1. Websites written in English or in any other European language Updated
  2. Websites written both in English(default) and in Japanese
  3. Websites written in Japanese

    Websites in European Languages

    IIASA's homepage
    www.iiasa.ac.at/docs/env-res.html
    - Environment and Natural Resources

    The London Group
    http://www4.statcan.ca/citygrp/london/london.htm

    Offiical description of London Group by UNSTAT http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment/londongroup.htm

    International Association for Research in Income and Wealth(IARIW)
    www.iariw.org

    Resource and materials use
    materials.wri.org

    The Weight of Nations - Material Outflows from Industrial Economies, by NIES, CCES, WRI, iff and Wuppertal Institute, 2000
    www.wri.org/materials/weightofnations.html

    Material Flow Accounts, by WRI, NIES, etc.,1997
    www.wri.org/wri/data/matflows/

    ConAccount Website
    www.conaccount.net

    United Nations Statistics Division (UNSTAT)
    unstats.un.org/unsd

    - Environment Statistics
    http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment/default.htm
    - Brief description of Environment Statistiics Section of UNSTAT : www.gsf.de/UNEP/amunst.html.

    - Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003
    unstats.un.org/unsd/ENVIRONMENT/seea2003.htm New

    - Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting --An Operational Manual
    unstats.un.org/unsd/pubs/gesgrid.asp?ID=235 New

    UNEP ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMICS UNIT (EEU) Publications Database
    www.unep.org/unep/products/eeu/ecoserie/
    - Environmental Economics Series Papers

    Working Group Meeting on Environmental Natural Resource Accounting, Nov 20-22, 1995
    www.unep.org/unep/products/eeu/enrawg.htm

    WORKSHOP ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE ACCOUNTING WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION TO MARKET ECONOMIES. Report of the Meeting, March 1994 (Environmental Economics Series Paper No.9)
    www.unep.org/unep/products/eeu/ecoserie/ecos9/eco9.htm

    UNEP Environment and Economics Unit: "COMMITTEE OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS ON THE ENVIRONMENT(CIDIE): WORKSHOP ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE ACCOUNTING Summary Record, Nairobi, 24-26 February 1992" (Environmental Economics Series Paper No.3)
    www.unep.org/unep/products/eeu/ecoserie/ecos3/ecos30.htm

    UNEP/GRID homepage
    grid2.cr.usgs.gov

    FAO Forest Statistics and Sector Analysis
    http://www.fao.org/forestry/index.jsp
    - In this page "Economic and Environmental Accounting for Forestry: Status and Current Efforts"(Aug 1998) had been open for comments.

    IUFRO Unit 4.13.00 - Managerial, social and environmental accounting
    iufro.boku.ac.at/iufro/iufronet/d4/wu41300/ev41300.htm

    Workshop on "Benefits and Costs of Forest Resources and Distortions in the Current System of Forest Resource Accounts" 09-10, September 2004 www.iifm.ac.in/sfmindia/fra.htm New

    World Bank's studies on environmentally sustainable development(by Michel WARD)
    www.worldbank.org/html/dec/Publications/Abstracts97/03esd/esd23.html

    OECD Environmental Issues
    www.oecd.org/env/

    The Development of Environmental Accounting Frameworks and Indicators for Measuring Sustainability in Japan
    by Noritoshi Ariyoshi and Yuichi Moriguchi
    presented at OECD Meeting on Accounting Frameworks to Meassure Sustainable Development OECD, Paris, 14-16 May 2003

    www.oecd.org/dataoecd/19/51/2715344.doc New

    Environmental Accounting (STD/NA(97)23)
    http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/18/46/2666220.pdf

    Materials in CSF Ecol-Econ Archives on "Green-GDP", 1996
    csf.colorado.edu/mail/ecol-econ/green-GDP/
    - Discussion on "green-GDP" in "ecological economics Mailing List".


    UN-ECE Statistics
    www.unece.org/stats/stats_h.htm

    OECD-UNECE-EUROSTAT meeting of NATIONAL ACCOUNTS experts /Château de la Muette, Paris, 3-6 June 1997
    www.oecd.org/dataoecd/11/3/2789693.pdf
    - DRAFT AGENDA (rev.3 - 2 June 1997) on various themes including Environmental Accounting.

    Sigma 2/2000 : The greening of Economic Accounts. The German experience towards a sustainable economy
    http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/Public/datashop/print-product/EN
    ?catalogue=Eurostat&product=CA-AB-00-002-15-__-C-EN&mode=download

    Sigma 1/1997:ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT(by D.HEATH,S.J.KEUNING,A.HARRISON,et al.
    - link missing

    SERIEE; description by EUROSTAT
    www.ulb.ac.be/ceese/SMIS/eurostat/20.htm

    Energy and Environment by EUROSTAT
    http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/Public/datashop/print-catalogue/EN
    ?catalogue=Eurostat&theme=8-Environment%20and%20Energy

    EUROGI (the European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information)
    www.eurogi.org


    Finland:
    - "Finnish Forest Resource Accounting and Ecological Sustainability" by Jukka Hoffrén: www.stat.fi/tk/el/tutkpalv/tutk224.html
    - Environment Statistics (fi): www.tilastokeskus.fi/tk/yr/ye21.html

    Norway:
    Environment Statistics
    www-open.ssb.no/www-open/english/statistics_by_subject/01environment/
    - including Waste accounts for paper, 1997, etc.

    National Resource Accounting - the Norwegian Approach, a brief description by Mr.Saebo,1994
    www.unep.org/unep/products/eeu/ecoserie/ecos9/eco96.htm

    France :
    Les Comptes Environnementaux et Economiques, by J-L Weber,1998 (fr)
    www.prevair.net/site/dossiers_ok/comptaenvironnement.pdf

    French National Forest Inventory(fr/gb)
    www.ifn.fr

    LA STATISTIQUE AGRICOLE (SCEES)(fr/gb)
    www.agreste.agriculture.gouv.fr/

    INSEE (fr/gb)
    www.insee.fr/

    IFEN (fr/gb)
    www.ifen.fr/

    Netherlands :

    Mark de Haan (2004) Accounting for Goods and Bads. Measuring environemental pressure in a national accounts framework, 224p., pdf file (845K)
    http://www.cbs.nl/nl/publicaties/publicaties/algemeen/proefschriften/
    proefschrift-de-haan.pdf New
    - For searching resources in Statistics Nettherlands on Dutch NAMEA, click here, for example.

    Austria :

    NAMEA - WASSER (1999), 60p., pdf file (308K) (de)
    http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/fileadmin/site/publikationen/M112.pdf
    - For searching resources in Austrian Statiistics Office, click here, for example.

    Germany :

    Physical Input-Output-Tables of the Federal Statistical Office (en)
    www.destatis.de/download/e/ugr/piot.pdf

    "Modelling towards Eco Domestic Product" by Bernd Meyer and Georg Ewerhart, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
    www.oec.uni-osnabrueck.de/fachgeb/makro/odp.html

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    Statistics Switzerland : Territory and Environment
    www.admin.ch/bfs/stat_ch/ber02/eber02.htm

    Environmental Accounting in UK
    www.statistics.gov.uk/themes/environment/articles/environmentalaccounts/tools.asp
    - Articles & key tables. Mainly on natiional pollution accounts, an extension of national accounting matrix.

    UK Environmental Accounts
    www.ons.gov.uk/data/ea/ea1.htm

    Accounting for environmental decision making by G.K.Sherman, Univ. of Warwick, 1996/1999
    homepages.which.net/~gk.sherman/c.htm

    Natural Resource Accounting in Russia - a case study for the region of yaroslavl (A. Markandya, et al.,1999)
    www.kad.yaroslavl.ru/files/html/know-hou.htm


    Namibia : Institutionalisation of Natural Resource Accounting
    www.dea.met.gov.na/programmes/economics/nra_expand.htm


    Cuentas Pendientes (es)
    www-esd.worldbank.org/eei/docs/Cuentas.htm
    - The full text of a book on environmental accounting activities in Latin America.

    Statistics Canada's Environment Statistics
    www.statcan.ca/english/Pgdb/Land/enviro.htm

    GPI Atlantic: Measuring Sustainable Development
    home.istar.ca/~cliffe/gpi/toc.html

    Green Accounting Bibliography
    www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~gwagner/work/green_accounting.html

    BEA's SEEA (Integrated Economic and Environmental Satellite Accounts of US, 1994)
    www.bea.doc.gov/bea/an/0494od/maintext.htm

    "Natural Resource Accounting and Sustainabel Watershed Management with Illustrations for The Upper Mississippi River Watershed" by Dennis M. King, Curtis Bohlen and Pierre R. Crosson (Feb 1995)
    www.cbl.cees.edu/~dking/Research/accounting_report.html - Watershed-level Natural Resource Accounting

    Mineral Resource Classification Systems of the U.S. Bureau of Mines and the U.S. Geological Survey (1976)
    energy.er.usgs.gov/products/papers/B1450/b1450.htm
    - Showing "McKelvey's Box"

    U.S. Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts for 1992, By Sumiye Okubo and Mark A. Planting
    www.bea.doc.gov/bea/an/0798ied/maintext.htm

    EcoCredit Proposal by "Sustinable Futures"
    www.sustainablefutures.org/env_credit.htm

    JEL Classification at IDEAS
    ideas.uqam.ca/ideas/data/JEL/Q23.html
    - J.Econ.Lit. Data on Q Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics Q2 Renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Management Q23 Forestry

    Links to Sites Related to Environment and Natural Resource Accounting, including journalsand other related publications, by GEM B.CASTILLO, Michigan State Univ.
    www.msu.edu/user/castil16/nra.htm
    - Toppage (pilot.msu.edu/user/castil16/) is also referable.

    "Accounting for Forest Resources in Gross Domestic Product and Beyond" by Karen J. Lee
    www.rtp.srs.fs.fed.us/econ/research/std42_4.htm

    "Forests as Natural Capital:Parallels, Problems, and Implications" by Dennis P. Bradley and Zhi Xu,October 1994
    www.fs.fed.us/eco/fancppi.htm

    "Fables About Economics and the Enviroment" by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich, Feb 1997
    www.kzpg.com/Lib/Pages/Papers/97-02-23__Fables-Ehrlich.html#t4
    - a brief, but good summary of survey on ennvironmental accounting.

    "Forest Resource Accounting - Strategic Information for Sustainable Forest Management" by The World Conservation Monitoring Centre
    www.wcmc.org.uk/capacity_building/is_fra.htm

    "The US Federal Government's First Environmental Audit" - a column by Donald Sutherland
    www.tsdcentral.com/public/guest/financial.asp
    - On 8 Dec 1999, Mr.Donald Sutherland kindly wrote an e-mail to me. It's very good document on current situation of corporative environmental accounting/auditing in United States in detail. Just click here to read his message!


    Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific : Report of the seminar on environmental and resource accounting, Seoul, 27-31 May 1996
    www.unescap.org/stat/meet/envacsem.htm
    - The link above shows full report. Brief summary can be seen in this newsletter.

    Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific : Report of the expert group meeting on environmental and resource accounting, Bangkok, 20-23 February 1996
    www.unescap.org/stat/meet/envacegm.htm

    Consultative Meeting on Environmental and Resource Accounting, Bangkok, 3 and 4 October 1994
    www.unescap.org/stat/meet/cmera.htm

    GIS-based Resource Accounting by CSIRO
    www.dwe.csiro.au/research/futures/raccount/gissrias.htm

    Green Measures
    www.greenmeasures.com.au/

    M.G. Nanere(1998):Natural resource accounting: some literature review. School of Business discussion paper A 98.13. Bundoora: La Trobe University, School of Business.
    www.business.latrobe.edu.au/dpswww/abs98.htm#A98.13

    Forestry Research
    www.lincoln.ac.nz/ecmt/forest/research.htm
    - Recent Publications List including those on forest resource accounting by Hugh Bigsby, Lincoln Univ.,NZ

    China's Natural Resource Accounting: Research and Experimental Application
    sedac.ciesin.org/china/policy/acca21/215-1.html


    United Nations Environmental Management Accounting Initiative (EMA)
    http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/estema1.htm

    The International Corporate Environmental Reporting Site, by van der Molen, Netherland
    www.enviroreporting.com/
    - Huge information on corporate environmental reporting; including environmental accounting.

    Life Cycle Assessment Links
    www.tiac.net/users/tgloria/lca.html
    - Comprehensive information on LCA, by T.Gloria

    Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) explained
    www.pre.nl/lca.html
    - Explanation on the background, main steps, methodology and applications of LCA, by Product Ecology Consultants, Netherland. This site provides LCA software, as well.

    Sustainable Development Link by Center for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment (located at Université Libre de Bruxelles)
    www.ulb.ac.be/ceese/meta/sustvl.html
    - Huge links and informations on sustainable development, including
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    WWW Virtual Library - Environment List O'Lists
    www.earthsystems.org/virtuallibrary/
    - An overall collection of environment-related indexes on the web.

      Websites both in English (default) and in Japanese (en/jp)

      Prof.Noritoshi ARIYOSHI's homepage.
      www.law.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/1/Home/ariyoshi/na/index.htm
      - Studing at Kumamoto Univ., Japan, he makees GAMEE (Global Accounting Matrix for Environment and Economy), which is considered to be an excellent alternative to UN's SEEA and Dutch NAMEA (National Accounting Matrix including Environmental Accounting). Both in English and in Japanese. Prof.ARIYOSHI at IARIW on 28 Aug 98

      Final Reports on Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting (of Projects of The Global Environment Research Program supponserd by Environment Agency of Japan), 1996

      keizai-kikaku-cho : Japan's SEEA (in ENGLISH, updated in 1998)
      www.epa.go.jp/98/g/19980714g-eco-e/19980714g-eco-e.html
      keizai-kikaku-cho : Japan's SEEA (in JAPANESE, updated in 1998)
      www.epa.go.jp/98/g/19980714g-eco1.html
      - "keizai-kikaku-cho" is the name of Japan's Economic Planning Agency. It has been engaged in making Japan's "green national accounts" and estimating "environmentally adjusted GDP" in line with UN's SEEA ver4.2. English version is written more in detail than Japanese one.

      SEEPS Home Page
      rachel.econ.kobe-u.ac.jp/seeps/eng/index-e.html
      - "Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies" of Japan

      Virtual Economy by Prof.Hiroshi DEGUCHI, Kyoto Univ.
      degulab.econ.kyoto-u.ac.jp/VEproject/VEco.html

      STATISTICS BUREAU & STATISTICS CENTER
      www.stat.go.jp/1.htm

      Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute - where I work.
      ss.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/

      NIES homepage
      www.nies.go.jp/index.html

      Websites in Japanese only (jp)

      Kankyo-kanjo-Yougoshu (tentative version)
      infofarm.affrc.go.jp/~furu/era.htm
      - Kankyo-kanjo ni kansuru wakariyasui yougo-shu. Thanks to Prof.ARIYOSHI.

      Prof.Itsuo SAKUMA's SNA Research Group Home Page (Kokumin keizai keisan kenkyu-kai)
      www.senshu-u.ac.jp/~the0043/sna.htm
      - YOU can find some good documents on national accounting, economic statistics and SNA, including Prof.SAKUMA's careful and deep consideration (paper) on environmental problem from the viewpoint of economics and SNA. Prof.SAKUMA at IARIW on 28 Aug 98

      Kankyo-cho Kankyo-kanjo-Kentokai Houkoku, PDF-file, Mar.1998
      www.law.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/1/Home/ariyoshi/na/Fuji/Era-Rep.htm
      - Ambitious and useful framework of environment statistics, including PAFEE (physical accounts) and DPSER indicators' system, by Kankyo-cho & Fuji-souken

      A Japanese NAMEA (Environmental and Economic Accounting Page), by Toshihiro IKE
      www5a.biglobe.ne.jp/~NAMEA/.htm
      - A brief description on Japan's NAMEA by Mr.Toshihiro IKE. For more information, his paper (in English, 1999) can be seen here.

      Shakai-Keizai-Toukei Links, including Kankyo-Toukei Links
      iii.cc.kochi-u.ac.jp/~tomono/40.html - whole shakai-keizai
      iii.cc.kochi-u.ac.jp/~tomono/link/link6.html - kankyo
      - Links on socio-economic statistics in Jappan and in the world, made by students of prof.Tomono's seminar.

      KANKYO-KANJO ni kansuru jouho (links)
      www.nies.go.jp/japanese/eic-j/ei_guide/d004ef.htm
      - from NIES dictionary on environment

      Prof.Kenji KATSURAGI's regional SEEA of TOYAMA-KEN
      - document:csanet.eco.toyama-u.ac.jp/88.html
      - comment by the author:csanet.eco.toyama-u.ac.jp/74.html

      Institute of Developing Economy (ASIA KEIZAI KENKYU-SHO)'s books : Kaihatsu to Kankyo series
      www.ide.go.jp/Japanese/Publishing/h636009.html

      Dr.Yuichi MORIGUCHI's Material Flow Accounts
      www-cger.nies.go.jp/cger-j/c-news/vol8-2/vol8-2-2.html

      Kyushu Univ. ko-gaku-bu kankyo-kanjo-kenkyu paper list
      www.ies.kyushu-u.ac.jp/html/Research/Account_Work.html

      Environmental Management Gaming Play (by Prof.DEGUCHI, Kyoto Univ.)
      degulab.econ.kyoto-u.ac.jp/gaming/gamingplay.html#jump1

      What's CHISEKI-CHOSA?
      www.pref.niigata.jp/sec33/ja/6a.html

      Toukei-Shingi-kai Shingi-roku
      www.stat.go.jp/0284.htm

      kankyo-kakeibo-ni-tsuite : by Kankyo-cho
      www.eic.or.jp/eanet/kakeibo/kakei.html


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