MISSION: The Council advises the Government on environmental issues, particularly the integration of environmental work and responsibility in different sectors of society. The Council will: play an active role in both national and local work towards Agenda 21 and UNCED follow-up; analyse and propose concrete measures towards sustainable development; work towards programmes for environmental awareness and adaptation in the societal sectors; and initiate new measures and working methods on other important issues within the environmental sphere.
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 5 Non-Governmental Organizations: 1 Academic/Research Institutions: 2 Business/Productive Sector: 1 Others: 1 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 10b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CHAIRMAN: Mr. Björn von Sydow, Member of Parliament Mr. Rolf Annerberg, General Director, National Environmental Protection Agency Ms. Åsa Domeij, Agronomist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Mr. Stefan Edman, Writer Mr. Lars Heikensten, Chief Economist, Handelsbanken Group Ms. Kerstin Niblaeus, General Director, National Chemicals Inspectorate Ms. Maria Norrfalk, General Director, National Board of Forestry Ms. Elvy Söderström, Municipal Commissioner, Municipality of Örnsköldsvik Ms. Christina Ullenius, Vice-Chancellor, University College of Karlstad Ms. Marja Widell, Environmental Auditor, ABB AB