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Environmental management accounting

Kazbi Soonawalla

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the emergence of the environmental movement within the context of corporate responsibility and sustainability management, focusing on the development of environmental ... More


People and the contemporary environment

Sally Eden

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Geographical approaches to human-environment relations have been diverse and dynamic over the last century. They have also been heavily influenced not only by academic disciplines outside geography ... More


The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Maarten A. Hajer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The book identifies the emergence and increasing political importance of ‘ecological modernization’ as a new language in environmental politics. In this conceptual language, environmental management ... More


Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Edward A. Parson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Offers the first comprehensive history of international efforts to protect the ozone layer by abandoning the use of chlorofluorohydrocarbons (CFCs), and underlines that this is the greatest success ... More


Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950

S. Ravi Rajan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277964
eISBN:
9780191707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book contributes to the debate regarding the origins, institutionalization, and politics of the sciences and systems of knowledge underlying colonial frameworks of environmental management. It ... More


Recent Changes Affecting Collective Action at Village Level

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of economic and social environment changes on collective action in village societies with respect to the management of common property resources (CPRs). It is divided ... More


Social Learning, Learning Organizations, and Adaptive Environmental Management

Bruce Mitchell

in Resource and Environmental Management: Third Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885816
eISBN:
9780190885847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

As outlined in chapter 1, complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity present challenges for resource and environmental management. In this chapter, three interrelated responses to deal with surprise, ... More


Environment and Development

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Begins with a note on the two‐way relationship between poverty and the environment and on the U‐shaped curve relating economic development and environmental quality. The next section elucidates the ... More


Ageing in deprived neighbourhoods

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents the research evidence that supports the development of three new environmental categories — environmental comfort, environmental management, and environmental distress — which ... More


Oil and Gas Companies and the Management of Social and Environmental Impacts and Issues: The Evolution of the Industry’s Approach

Kathryn Tomlinson

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of social and environmental performance and management practices in the oil and gas industries, outlining the evolution of international companies’ approaches over ... More


Environmental Information and Company Behavior

Domenico Siniscalco, Stefania Borghini, Marcella Fantini, and Federica Ranghieri

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Environmental policy is traditionally based on two sets of tools: command and control regulations; and economic or market instruments, such as environmental taxes, emissions charges, and tradable ... More


The Nature of Employees’ Pro-Environmental Behaviors

Olivier Boiral, Pascal Paillé, and Nicolas Raineri

in The Psychology of Green Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199997480
eISBN:
9780190272364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997480.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Employee’s pro-environmental behaviors have long been studied in the environmental management literature; however, this has not been done in a systematic manner. Attempts to provide a suitable ... More


Cultural Heritage and the Development Process: Policies and Performance Standards of the World Bank Group

Arlene K. Fleming and Ian L. Campbell

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The acceleration in pace, volume, and scale of construction projects requires increased attention and rapid action by cultural heritage proponents. In the face of this challenge, individuals, ... More


Environmental Governance

Marianne E. Krasny, Erika S. Svendsen, Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Johan Enqvist, and Alex Russ

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between environmental governance and urban environmental education. It first provides an overview of environmental governance and governance networks before ... More


Implementing an ecosystem approach: predicting and safeguarding marine biodiversity futures

Alison R. Holt, Caroline Hattam, Stephen Mangi, Anton Edwards, and Scot Mathieson

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The relationships between marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning raise the possibility that the loss of biodiversity will have serious consequences for humans, who obtain a variety of ... More


Multilateral Environmental Agreements

A. Damodaran

in Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the dangers of instrumentalism that has affected environmental management regimes around the world. It considers instrumentalism as a phenomenon that obscures the basic purpose ... More


Some Instances of Fairness in Establishing Environmental Normative Systems

Thomas M. Franck

in Fairness in International Law and Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267850
eISBN:
9780191683398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267850.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Having examined the parameters of fairness discourse in addressing the problematic of environmental management, it is now possible to see how these play out in practice. This chapter examines efforts ... More


Introduction

Julie Sze, Anne Rademacher, Tom Beamish, Liza Grandia, Jonathan London, Louis Warren, Beth Rose Middleton, and Mike Ziser

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Sustainability and social justice remain elusive, even as it has become increasingly clear that each is unattainable without the other. Unsustainable practices diminish social justice: the effects of ... More


Environmental policy and the state in post-apartheid South Africa

Tony Leiman

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0053
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses environmental policy in post-apartheid South Africa. It draws on the new constitution (Act 108 of 1996) to illustrate the evolution of environmental policy that culminated with ... More


Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growth of voluntary programs has attracted the attention of policymakers, nongovernmental organizations, and scholars. Thousands of firms around the world participate in these programs, in which ... More


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