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Legislative decree 231/2001 organizational model
It is an organizational and management model contemplated by Legislative Decree no.  231/2001. The decree shifts the criminal liability of individuals for crimes committed in the interest of their organization to the organization in whose name they acted. The adoption of this organizational model provides an exemption from personal liability.
    

Local Agenda 21
Chapter 28, Section III of the Agenda 21 document attributes great importance to the role of local government, "given that many issues and strategies outlined in Agenda 21 originate from local activities, the participation and cooperation of local authorities will be a key factor in achieving Agenda 21’s goals". In this regard, the Local Agenda 21 is a strategic project to encourage and control sustainable development. The preparation, management and implementation of this process require all the capacities and instruments available to local authorities and communities.


Local community
A local community is essentially the society in a territory, which retains  - along with the processes of differentiation and conflict typical of industrial societies – elements of systems of relations and social exchanges (both individual and collective) based on communal mutuality and solidarity (family and non-family) that make up the distinctive trait of their identity as a social aggregate. The emphasis is based on the relationship between a human society and its territory, and is the cornerstone of sustainability of local development; the term "local community” directly evokes the constitutive connection of our system of autonomous local administrations. The connection between local political representation and the self-government of local communities lies in this relationship.


London Benchmarking Group
An organization founded in 1994 by 74 international businesses, which developed a model for measuring companies’ contributions to the community that is acknowledged as being the benchmark  for the sector.


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Main sustainable development groups
The Rio de Janeiro Agenda 21 establishes the importance and necessity of strengthening the role of each of the following non-governmental groups in increasing sustainable development:

  • women
  • children and young people
  • indigenous peoples (or local populations)
  • non-government organizations (NGOs)
  • local authorities
  • labor unions
  • the world of business and industry
  • science and technology
  • farmers



Methanization
The replacement of gasoil-fueled heating systems with methane-fueled systems.


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Natural capital
The set of systems (seas, rivers, lakes, forests, flora, fauna, territory), agricultural products, fishery, hunting and gathering products and the artistic and cultural heritage of a territory.


NGDC (Next Generation Data Center)
A major rethinking of IT architecture through the physical concentration and the virtualization of servers to reduce maintenance/management costs and power consumption and to improve their efficiency.

Non-Government Organizations
Organizations that are independent from governments and their policies that deal, amongst other things, with interpreting the needs of civil society towards large organizations.