Shvarts Evgeny

Position: 
Head of center for responsible use of natural resources
Degree: 
D.Sc.
Phone: 
+7(985)776-96-75
Email: 
e.a.shvarts [at] igras.ru
evgeny.a.shvarts [at] gmail.com
Department: 
Department of Physical Geography and Environmental Management Problems

Participation in commissions

- RAS Scientific Council on Forest

- RAS Scientific Council on Ecology of Biological Systems

- Deputy Editor-in-chief of the journal "Use and Protection of Natural Resources in Russia" (since 2020)

- Member of editorial board for journal "Sustainable Forest Use" (since 2003)

Research interests

Voluntary market-oriented mechanisms for environmental responsibility (certifications, ratings and rankings, non-financial reporting, etc.)

Environmental responsibility as a factor of competitiveness

Environmentally sustainable (forestry) and environmentally responsible economic development (oil and gas sector, mining sector).

Environmental transparency of the corporate sector, economic development and growth.

Forecasting and planning of the economic development.

Green growth and green economy

Ecology and biogeography of communities, zoology of terrestrial vertebrates

Study areas

Northern Eurasia

Selected publications

  1. Environmental transparency of Russian mining and metal companies: Evidence from independent ranking system / Knizhnikov, A., Shvarts, E., Ametistova, L., Pakhalov, A., Rozhkova, N., Yudaeva, D. // EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY. - 2021. - Vol. 8, no. 3. - 100937
  2. A new look at the development of forest complex: Part 3 Fundamental foundations of a new forest / E. A. Shvarts, I. V. Starikov, V. S. Kharlamov et al. // Use and protection of natural resources in Russia. - 2021. - No. 1. - P. 30–39.
  3. Ptichnikov A.V., Shvarts E.A., Kuznetsova D.A. On the potential of greenhouse gas absorption by Russian forests to reduce the carbon footprint of domestic products exports// Doklady Russian Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences. - 2021. - T. 499, No. 2. - P. 95–98.
  4. On a new strategy for development of the forestry complex in Russia until 2030 / E. A. Shvarts, A. Yu. Yaroshenko, D. G. Zamolodchikov, N. M. Shmatkov // Sustainable forest management. - 2021. - No. 1 (65). - p. 2– 6.
  5. Shvarts E.A., Kazantsev N.N., Baibar A.S. Rational use of abandoned agricultural land: one step forward, two steps back // Sustainable forest management. - 2021. - No. 1 (65). - p. 7–12.
  6. Ptichnikov A., Shvarts E. Accelerating the implementation of projects for intensive use and reproduction of forests in the Russian Federation // LesPromInform. - 2021. - No. 4 (158).
  7. Reforestation crisis / E. Shvarts, I. Starikov, N. Shmatkov et al. // Forest industry. - 2020. - No. 152. - P. 22–27.
  8. Shvarts E.A., Shmatkov N.M. Myths and problems of reforming forestry in Russia // Social sciences and the present. - 2020. - No. 3. - P. 35–53.
  9. New look at development of the forest complex: Part 1. Sustainable development / E. A. Shvarts, I. V. Starikov, V. S. Kharlamov and others // Use and protection of natural resources in Russia. - 2020. - No. 3. - P. 43–53.
  10. New look at the development of the forestry complex: Part 2. New management model / Shvarts E.A., Starikov I.V., Kharlamov V.S., Yaroshenko A.Yu., Shmatkov N.M., Kobyakov A.V., Ptichnikov A.V., Lukovtsev F.Yu., Tyuleneva O.V., Golunov R.Yu., Shchegolev A.A.// Use and protection of natural resources in Russia, - 2020. - No. 4, p. 30-38
  11. New look: proposals for the draft strategy for the development of the forestry complex in Russia for the period up to 2030 / E. A. Shvarts, I. V. Starikov, V. S. Kharlamov et al. // Sustainable forest management. - 2020. - No. 4 (63). - p. 2–25.
  12. Shvarts E.A., Shmatkov N.M. We need a new economic model of forestry // Forest industry. - 2020. - No. 143. - P. 14–21.
  13. Ptichnikov A.V., Shvarts E.A. Voluntary certification systems in the field of responsible origin of metals and mineral raw materials: the possibility of using FSC experience // Sustainable forest management. - 2020. - No. 3. - P. 45–47.
  14. Evolutionary and ecological aspects of genetic variability in populations of sicista betulina (rodentia, dipodoidea) from Valdai hills / M. I. Baskevich, L. A. Khlyap, S. G. Potapov et al. // Biology Bulletin. - 2019. - Vol. 46, no. 10. - P. 58–62.
  15. Environmental rating of oil and gas companies in Russia: How assessment affects environmental transparency and performance / E. A. Shvarts, A. M. Pakhalov, A. Yu. Knizhnikov, L. E. Ametistova // Business Strategy and the Environment. - 2018. - Vol. 27, no. 7. - P. 1023–1038.
  16. Taxonomic interpretation of allopatric mammalian forms on the example of two karyoforms of Microtus (Terricola) subterraneus (Rodentia, Arvicolinae) from Eastern Europe / M. I. Baskevich, A. S. Bogdanov, L. A. Khlyap et al. // Doklady Biological Sciences. - 2018. - Vol. 480. - P. 119-123.
  17. Some reasons for the crisis in forestry sector and ways out of it / E. Shvarts, N. Shmatkov, K. Kobyakov et al. // Sustainable forest management. - 2018. - No. 3. - P. 4–16.
  18. Problems of the forest sector in Russia and ways out of the crisis / E. A. Shvarts, N. M. Shmatkov, K. N. Kobyakov et al. // Use and protection of natural resources in Russia. - 2018. - No. 3 (155). - p. 41–56.
  19. China’s new Eurasian ambitions: The environmental risks of the silk road economic belt / E. F. Tracy, E. Shvarts, E. Simonov, M. Babenko // Eurasian Geography and Economics. - 2017. - Vol. 58, no. 1. - P. 56–88.
  20. Mammals of Valdai Lakeland - 80 years later / L. A. Khlyap, E. A. Shvarts, M. I. Baskevich et al. // Zoology and ecology. - 2017. - Vol. 27, no. 2. - P. 83–99.
  21. Fauna, ecology and zoogeography of mammals of the Valdai Lakes: a retrospective and current state / L. A. Khlyap, E. A. Shvarts, M. I. Baskevich et al. // Bulletin of Tver State University. Series: Biology and Ecology. - 2017. - No. 1. - P. 125–159.

Books

  1. New Look: Proposals for the draft Strategy for the Development of the Forest Complex / E. A. Shvarts, I. V. Starikov, V. S. Kharlamov, and others - Forest Board of Trustees (FSC of Russia) Moscow, 2020. - 64 p.
  2. E. Shvarts, P. Boev, A. Knizhnikov, A. Voropaev, A. Postnova, S. Mattoon, M. Wackernagel, G. Zokai, K. Iha, M. Borucke, E. Lazarus, J. Ortego, G. Trotter, 2014. P.Boev (Ed.). Ecological Footprint of the Russian Regions. WWF: Moscow, 2014. - 88 p.
  3. Pure Profit for Russia: Benefits of Responsible Finance, 2010. (M. Eckstein, I. Gerasimchuk, K. Ilyumzhinova, E. Khmeleva, G. Kraft, J. Lottmann, R. Perelet, K. Smith, A. Schorn, E. Shvarts) – WWF: Moscow – Frankfurt A.M. – Johannesburg. - 127 pp.
  4. Environmental Concerns of Russian-Chinese Transboundary Cooperation: from “Brown” Plans to a “Green” Strategy / A. L. Waisman, A. I. Voropaev, I. V. Gerasimchuk, etc. - WWF Moscow-Vladivostok-Harbin, 2010. - 194 p.
  5. E.A. Shvarts, 2004. Conservation of Biodiversity: Communities and Ecosystems. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press Ltd. - 112 p.
  6. V.Larin, R.Mnatzakanyan, I.Chestin, E.Shvarts, 2003. Nature Conservation in Russia: From Gorbatchov to Putin. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press Ltd. - 416 p.
  7. The first National Report of Russian Federation "Biodiversity Conservation in Russia" / V. V. ARTYUKHOV, S. N. BOBYLEV, O. S. GABUZOV, E. A. Shvarts. - MOSCOW, 1997. - 156 p.
  8. Shvarts E.A., Demin D.V., Zamolodchikov D.G. 1992. Community ecology of small mammals in forests of temperate climatic zone. Nauka Publishers, Moscow. - 127 p.