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  1. Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights

    Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy

    Edited by Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang

    The emergence of voluntary corporate codes of conduct since the early 1990s is both a manifestation of and a response to the process of globalization. They have been part of a more general shift away from state regulation of transnational corporations towards corporate self-regulation in the areas...

    Published October 1st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Selling Forest Environmental Services

    Market-Based Mechanisms for Conservation and Development

    Edited by Stefano Pagiola, Joshua Bishop, Natasha Landel-Mills

    The risks posed by forest destruction throughout the world are highly significant for all. Not only are forests a critical source of timber and non-timber forest products, but they provide environmental services that are the basis of life on Earth. However, only rarely do beneficiaries pay for the...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Information Feudalism

    Who Owns the Knowledge Economy

    By Peter Drahos, John Braithwaite

    New intellectual property regimes are entrenching new inequalities. Access to information is fundamental to the exercise of human rights and marketplace competition, but patents are being used to lock up vital educational, software, genetic and other information, creating a global property order...

    Published July 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Waste

    By Richard C. Porter

    In this concise, engaging, and provocative work, Richard Porter introduces readers to the economic tools that can be applied to problems involved in handling a diverse range of waste products from business and households. Emphasizing the impossibility of achieving a zero-risk environment, Porter...

    Published June 18th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Earthscan Reader on International Trade and Sustainable Development

    By Kevin P. Gallagher, Jacob Werksman

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Globalization and increasing international trade are becoming a fact of life, bringing increasing tensions and conflicts over their impacts on societies, livelihoods and the environment. The impacts are felt in industrialized countries but are often most harsh in developing economies. The growing...

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. A Thousand Shades of Green

    Sustainable Strategies for Competitive Advantage

    By Peter Winsemius, Ulrich Guntram

    'What does it mean for the environment?' is a strategic corollary of almost any significant business decision today, and companies must take seriously their responsibilities to regulators, customers, employees and the wider society. A Thousand Shades of Green is aimed at business leaders in need of...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Alternating Currents

    Electricity Markets and Public Policy

    By Timothy J. Brennan, Karen L. Palmer, Salvador A. Martinez

    Many states within the U.S., and many countries across the world, are opening their electicity markets to competition. Many others are uncertain about their plans. These differences emphasize the complexities involved in the technology and regulatory structure of the electricity industry--an...

    Published March 11th 2002 by RFF Press

  8. Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth

    The Political Economy of Change in Southern Africa

    By David Reed

    This volume analyzes the ways in which natural resource wealth has shaped authoritarian political regimes and statist economic systems in the countries of southern Africa in the post-colonial period. It consists of five essays. The first sets out the historical framework and emergence of natural...

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Power

    Economic Instruments for European Electricity

    Edited by Christiaan Vrolijk

    'This book provides an essential guide to the challenges facing the power sector, but is equally enlightening to other industrial emitters, policy-makers and non-governmental organizations.' Charles Nicholson, Group Senior Advisor, BP The electricity industry is one of the main contributors of...

    Published October 1st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Finance and Banking

    The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet

    By Marcel Jeucken

    Banking and finance play a fundamental role in public policy and economic performance as well as in all forms of commerce and industry. They are crucial in determining whether society - from governments to individual consumers - succeeds in following an environmentally sustainable path. However,...

    Published October 1st 2001 by Routledge