Corporate Governance of Sustainability: A Co-evolutionary View on Resource Management

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Raimund Bleischwitz
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 279 pages
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This book considers the corporate governance of sustainability from a co-evolutionary perspective, exploring the linkages between pro-active approaches at the corporate level, market-based incentives and environmental networks. The contributors contend th
 

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Contents

1 Scope and main thesis
3
the concept of responsible corporate governance
8
3 Competition and responsible corporate governance
26
4 A coevolutionary view on market and government failures
48
coevolution at the mesolevel
57
6 Integrated systems analysis
66
7 Conclusions to Part 1
76
PART 2 Network analysis and evaluation
79
local learning for integrated environmental technologies
117
production integrated environmental protection
132
Burnside and Kalundborg
144
a publicprivate market transformation for household appliances
158
transboundary chemical network
172
tradeable permits at corporate level
195
18 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
209
PART 4 Conclusions
229

8 Overall approach and research premises
81
concepts and terminology
83
approach and appraisal of results
97
PART 3 Casestudies on sustainability at the mesolevel
103
funding for local climate protection
105
19 Conclusions for policy analysis and the empirical assessment of corporate environmental networks for policymakers and corporate actors
231
References
246
Index
268
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