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Options to Develop a Global Standard-Setting Scheme for Products Derived from Natural Resources (NRS)

Options to Develop a Global Standard-Setting Scheme for Products Derived from Natural Resources (NRS)

Dieses Diskussionspapier konkretisiert die Idee sowie die Chancen und Herausforderungen der Einführung eines international gültigen Standardsystems für natürliche Ressourcen. Darüber hinaus werden mögliche Ansätze für ein globales Standardsystem herausgearbeitet und die Anforderungen, die an ein solches System gestellt werden, diskutiert. Das Papier endet mit einer Beschreibung möglicher Umsetzungspfade für internationale Standards in Politik und Wirtschaft.


Zitiervorschlag

Schlegel, Stephanie; Timo Kaphengst; Sandra Cavallieri 2008: Options to Develop a Global Standard-Setting Scheme for Products Derived from Natural Resources (NRS). Berlin.

Sprache
Englisch
Finanzierung
Jahr
2008
Umfang
40 S.
Projektnummer
201-54
Inhaltsverzeichnis

Executive summary
Introduction
Structure of the paper
1 Objectives and vision
2 Benefits of a generic standard
2.1 Background: Drawbacks of current situation
2.2 Benefits and value added
2.3 Motivations and benefits for different stakeholder groups
3 General approach: meta-standard versus new generic standard
3.1 Meta-standard approach
3.1.1 Benefits of the Meta-Standard
3.1.2 Limitations of a Meta-Standard
3.2 New generic global standard approach
3.2.1 Benefits of the new generic global standard
3.2.2 Drawbacks of the new generic standard
4 Setting the standard
4.1 International requirements towards standard-setting procedures
4.2 Participation, structure and process
5 Different approaches towards the design of NRS
5.1 Scope of natural resources – Terrestrial biomass as a forerunner
5.2 Minimum or maximum standard
5.3 Type of standard
5.3.1 Terminology
5.3.2 Key impacts and key indicators
5.4 Selection of principles and key indicators
6 Conclusions and next steps
6.1 Building a broad alliance
6.2 Further development of the standard
6.3 Implementing the standard
6.4 Windows of opportunity for implementing the standard
7 Literature
8 Annex – Policy opportunities
8.1 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
8.2 International Panel on the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
8.3 UN Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD)
8.4 Marrakech Process