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Governing through Markets: Forest Certification and the Emergence of Non-State Authority
In recent years a startling policy innovation has emerged within global and domestic environmental governance: certification systems that promote socially responsible business practices by turning toExpand
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Does forest certification matter? An analysis of operation-level changes required during the SmartWood certification process in the United States
Abstract One controversial and contested issue concerning forest certification is whether this market-based instrument actually requires participating forestry operations to follow more sustainableExpand
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Forest certification (eco-labeling) programs and their policy-making authority: explaining divergence among North American and European case studies
In recent years, transnational and domestic non-governmental organizations have created private standard setting bodies whose purpose is to recognize officially companies and landowners practicingExpand
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Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries: Part of a Sustainable Future?
This paper examines and analyzes trends in forest in forest management in developing and transitional economies in order to broaden the reach of critical issues. Data collected on biodiversity,Expand
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The Global Impacts of SmartWood Certification
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Simian virus 40 small tumor antigen and an amino-terminal domain of large tumor antigen share a common transforming function.
The 82-residue amino-terminal sequences of simian virus 40 large tumor antigen (TAg) and small tumor antigen (tAg) are identical. Genetic analysis of TAg lacking amino acids 1-82 revealed that it wasExpand
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Perspectives on forest certification: a survey examining differences among the US forest sectors' views of their forest certification alternatives.
In the last 5 years the world’s forest policy climate has been jolted by a startling new development: the emergence of an array of private nongovernmental forest certification programmes designed toExpand
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The United States' Race to Certify Sustainable Forestry: Non-State Environmental Governance and the Competition for Policy-Making Authority
In recent years a range of public policy (Howlett 2000) and international relations (Cutler et al ., 1999; Hurd, 1999; Haufler, 2001) scholars have devoted attention to the emergence of voluntaryExpand
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