Published in «Russian Journal of Innovation Economics»2 / 2019
DOI: 10.18334/vinec.9.2.40609

Development of assessment eco-efficiency methods as the main requirement of implementation of «green economy» principles

Gorbunova Olga Ivanovna, Baikal State University, Russia

Kanitskaya Lyudmila Vasilevna, Baikal State University, Russia

Развитие методов оценки эко-эффективности как основное требование реализации принципов «зеленой экономики» - View in Russian

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The article provides information on methods and tools developed to date, that allow to evaluate the eco-efficiency of measures to adjust the impact of pro-duction on natural systems and have an active influence on the policies of coun-tries, businesses and companies in order to implement the principles of «green economy». It has been established that in the scientific literature there are no stud-ies of the eco-efficiency of the activities of oil and gas companies in Russia using one of the most commonly used methods data envelopment analysis (DEA). The paper describes the domestic methods that allow to evaluate the relationship be-tween the volume of investment in environmental projects and the economic effi-ciency of the company, as well as its image component. The purpose of this study is to identify the possibilities of domestic methods to influence the environmental policy of Russian oil and gas companies. The results of evaluating the economic efficiency of the implementation of environmental management systems (EMS) on the example of Rosneft PJSC using two different domestic methods that we modified led to the conclusion that the demonstrated close relationship between environmental and economic performance indicators would increase the motivation of company management in the implementation of environmental projects. However, these methods cannot be used for a real assessment of the effectiveness of corrective environmental actions. Our research confirms the need to apply the DEA method to assess and monitor the eco-efficiency of companies in the oil and gas sector of the economy.


“green” economy, cost-effectiveness assessment, data envelopment analysis (DEA), eco-efficiency, environmental management system, image component of the company, oil and gas companies

JEL-Classification: Q35, Q56, Q57, Q59

Gorbunova O.I., Kanitskaya L.V. (2019). Development of assessment eco-efficiency methods as the main requirement of implementation of «green economy» principles [Razvitie metodov otsenki eko-effektivnosti kak osnovnoe trebovanie realizatsii printsipov «zelenoy ekonomiki»]. Russian Journal of Innovation Economics, 9(2). (in Russian). – doi: 10.18334/vinec.9.2.40609.

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