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Main Milestones
2017
The Ocean Conference
2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
2014
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
2013
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
2005
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
2002
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
1999
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
1997
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
1994
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
1993
Start of CSD
1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
1987
Our Common Future
1972
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
Measurement for Improved Environmental & Economic Performance: Environmental Management Accounting for Government
UNDESA, 2003
Benefits to Government of EMA Implementation by business

EMA increases the range of instruments and organizations involved in the environmental and economic policy mix, and helps government to achieve its policy goals in that:

- If industry undertakes environmental programs on the basis of financial self-interest, the financial, political, and other burdens of environmental protection on government will be reduced.

- Implementation of EMA by industry can improve the effectiveness of policies/regulations by revealing to business the full environmental costs and benefits resulting from those policies/regulations.

- Government can use industry EMA data to help estimate and report the financial and environmental performance of regulated companies.

- Industry EMA data can be used to inform government program/policy design.

- Industry EMA data can be used for regional or national-level accounting purposes.

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