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Correlates of rigorous and credible transnational governance: A cross‐sectoral analysis of best practice compliance in eco‐labeling
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  • Economics
  • 1 September 2015
The number of eco-labeling schemes is rising dramatically, yet the rigor and credibility of such schemes remains uneven. Whereas some eco-labeling organizations (ELOs) comply with best practiceExpand
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Forest certification: the challenge of measuring impacts
This article begins by situating forest certification within a broader set of forest governance institutions and innovations. It then examines how certification has been practiced to date, beforeExpand
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Do eco-labels prevent deforestation? Lessons from non-state market driven governance in the soy, palm oil, and cocoa sectors
Abstract In countries marked by the growing uptake of non-state market driven (NSMD) governance for agricultural commodities (i.e., eco-labels and certification systems), forested areas are steadilyExpand
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Swimming in their own direction: Explaining domestic variation in homegrown sustainability governance for aquaculture in Asia
Agricultural commodity production in the Global South is accompanied by a range of social and environmental problems ranging from pollution and deforestation to labor rights violations. Accordingly,Expand
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Bringing Values Back into CSR
Why do companies pursue CSR? I concur with Christian Thauer that intraorganizational dynamics are important, but find his focus on managerial dilemmas unconvincing. I counter by suggesting that aExpand
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Socializing the C-suite: why some big-box retailers are “greener” than others
Despite a considerable push by policy-makers to incentivize green business practices, take-up of environmental initiatives amongst North American retailers has been highly uneven. While someExpand
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Environmental analysis
The professional master's degree in Environmental Analysis teaches students rigorous methods that are needed by business and governmental organizations to deal with environmental issues. As anExpand