The Voluntary Environmentalists: Green Clubs, ISO 14001, and Voluntary Environmental Regulations / Edition 1

The Voluntary Environmentalists: Green Clubs, ISO 14001, and Voluntary Environmental Regulations / Edition 1

by Aseem Prakash, Matthew Potoski
     
 

Drawing on the economic theory of club goods, this book offers a theoretical account of voluntary environmental programs by identifying the institutional features that influence conditions under which programs can be effective. By linking program efficacy to club design, it focuses attention on collective action challenges faced by green clubs. Several analytic… See more details below

Overview

Drawing on the economic theory of club goods, this book offers a theoretical account of voluntary environmental programs by identifying the institutional features that influence conditions under which programs can be effective. By linking program efficacy to club design, it focuses attention on collective action challenges faced by green clubs. Several analytic techniques are used to investigate the adoption and efficacy of ISO 14001, the most widely recognized voluntary environmental program in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521677721
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Green clubs : an institutionalist perspective34
3ISO 14001 and voluntary programs81
4Adopting ISO 14001102
5ISO 14001 and firms' environmental and regulatory performance146
6Conclusions and future directions171

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