Is a Voluntary Approach an Effective Environmental Policy Instrument? A Case for Environmental Management Systems

@article{Arimura2007IsAV,
  title={Is a Voluntary Approach an Effective Environmental Policy Instrument? A Case for Environmental Management Systems},
  author={Toshi H. Arimura and A. Hibiki and H. Katayama},
  journal={Environmental Economics},
  year={2007}
}
  • Toshi H. Arimura, A. Hibiki, H. Katayama
  • Published 2007
  • Business, Environmental Science
  • Environmental Economics
  • Using Japanese facility-level data from an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development survey, we estimate the effects of implementation of ISO14001 and publication of environmental reports on the facilities’ environmental performance. While most previous studies focused on an index of emissions toxicity, this study examines three areas of impacts, none of which have been explored in the literature: natural resource use, solid waste generation, and wastewater effluent. The study is… CONTINUE READING
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