Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy

Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy

by Thomas P. Lyon, John W. Maxwell, Lyon Thomas P.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521819474

ISBN-13: 9780521819473

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Drawing on prior work on corporate environmentalism, Thomas Lyon and John Maxwell argue that corporate environmentalism is the result of firms attempting to anticipate public policy changes and influence the legislative process in their best interests. Presenting a general framework that highlights the links between corporate environmentalism and public policy,

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Overview

Drawing on prior work on corporate environmentalism, Thomas Lyon and John Maxwell argue that corporate environmentalism is the result of firms attempting to anticipate public policy changes and influence the legislative process in their best interests. Presenting a general framework that highlights the links between corporate environmentalism and public policy, they use analytical tools of positive political economy and game theory to provide insights into corporate strategy and the effects of corporate and government policies on overall social welfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521819473
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IThe interaction of strategy and policy
1A framework for analysis
2Markets, politics and models
Pt. IICorporate strategy and the policy life cycle
3Preempting future regulations
4Influencing future regulations
5Deflecting enforcement of existing regulations
Pt. IIIGovernment voluntary programs
6An institutional analysis of voluntary environmental agreements
7Negotiated agreements
8Self-regulation, taxation, and public voluntary agreements
9The design of public voluntary agreements
10Conclusions

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