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Concept selected: Environmental protection


This comprises all activities that mainly aim to prevent, reduce or eliminate pollution or any other degradation of the environment. This excludes all activities that, having a beneficial effect on the environment, respond mainly to the technical, hygienic or safety needs of the company.


Specific definitions on environmental protection have been taken from the SERIEE manual (European System for the Collection of Economic Information on the Environment), developed by Eurostat.


Environment Surveys


Statistical operations

(links to the Inventory of Statistical Operations)

Concepts associated

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