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Navigating the Anthropocene: Improving Earth System Governance
The United Nations conference in Rio de Janeiro in June is an important opportunity to improve the institutional framework for sustainable development. Science assessments indicate that humanExpand
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The institutionalization of private governance: How business and nonprofit organizations agree on transnational rules
This article assesses the recent trend of cooperation among antagonistic private actors that results in the creation and implementation of issue-specific transnational norms and rules and theExpand
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Private Governance and the South: lessons from global forest politics
Abstract Private governance beyond the state is emerging as a prominent debate in International Relations, focusing on the activities of private non-state actors and the influences of private rulesExpand
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Private Institutions and Global Governance: The New Politics of Environmental Sustainability
Contents: 1. Introduction: From Public to Private Governance 2. Global Governance: Reconstructing a Contested Concept 3. The Institutionalisation of Private Governance: An Analytical Framework 4.Expand
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Cities to the rescue? Assessing the performance of transnational municipal networks in global climate governance
Despite the proliferation and promise of subnational climate initiatives, the institutional architecture of transnational municipal networks (TMNs) is not well understood. With a view to close thisExpand
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Global governance: Reconstructing a contested social science concept
Global Governance has become a buzzword in the social sciences in general and in International Relations (IR) in particular. Many different phenomena, from the influence of civil society onExpand
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Multiactor Governance and the Environment
This review critically assesses a large and growing literature on multiactor environmental governance. The first section provides an historical and conceptual background to the observed increase inExpand
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Fishing in Muddy Waters: Exploring the Conditions for Effective Governance of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Over the past fifteen years a number of transnational certification and labeling schemes have emerged with the aim to foster sustainable fisheries and aquaculture practices worldwide. Despite notableExpand
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