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Learning through Disclosure: The Evolving Importance of Transparency in the Practice of Nonstate Certification

Graeme Auld and Lars H. Gulbrandsen

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Graeme Auld and Lars Gulbrandsen analyze the central role of transparency in the non-state-led certification movement. Certification embodies the idea that information disclosure can ... More


The Rise and Evolution of Fisheries Certification

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs in the fisheries sector and how the process was influenced by the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) institutional design. It discusses the ... More


Arcata Community Forest

Mark Andre

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Northern California’s Arcata Community Forest (ACF) is owned by the residents of the city of Arcata and managed jointly by the city’s Natural Resources Division of the Environmental Services ... More


The State Strikes Back: Forest Certification in Authoritarian China

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the rise of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in China, as well as the challenges of implementation and competition from a state-sponsored homegrown system. Despite ... More


The Rise and Evolution of Forest Certification

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs for responsible forest management practices, with particular reference to the impact of intergovernmental processes on forests and the role ... More


Taking a Different Approach: Forestland Mmanagement in the Redwood Region

Mike Jani

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In northern California’s Mendocino County, tensions between longtime residents who worked the timber industry and environmentalists peaked in 1990s. One outcome was the departure of the county’s ... More


Purity and Danger: The Dilemmas of Sustainable Timber in Indonesia

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the project to certify sustainable forestry in Indonesia. Although the field of forest certification was created in large part to counteract deforestation in Southeast Asia, the ... More


INGOs and Corporations

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Condemnation of corporate environmental and human rights performance has been something that some INGOs have become well-known for, yet not all INGOs elect to be publicly confrontational. We explore ... More


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