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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


Agents of the State: A Century of Delegation in International Environmental Law

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a century of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) for acts of delegation to international organizations and to private actors. Theories of delegation suggest looking to ... More


Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Jessica F. Green

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the role of nonstate actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. It ... More


The Need for Corporate Environmental Accountability

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of egregious cases of corporate environmental damage and the day-to-day negative impacts of the private sector. It then addresses recent initiatives at the ... 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


Conservation at the International Level

Charles Perrings

in Conservation: Economics, Science, and Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190613600
eISBN:
9780190613648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190613600.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The conservation of ecosystems that either span national jurisdictions or extend beyond areas of national jurisdiction requires the establishment of governance mechanisms that operate above national ... More


Environmentalization of the Law Applicable to Fresh Water

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

in Fresh Water in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863427
eISBN:
9780191895845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863427.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how international environmental law contributes to the protection and effective management of fresh water. There has been, over time, a growing awareness of the linkages between ... More


Exceptions in Multilateral Environmental Agreements

James Harrison

in Exceptions in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198789321
eISBN:
9780191831171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789321.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

When negotiating multilateral environmental agreements, it is often necessary to balance the environmental objectives of the agreement against other countervailing social or economic values, in order ... More


The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book examines intellectual property (IP) protection in the broader context of international law. Against the background of the debate about norm relations within and between different rule ... More


RIO+20 to Sustainable Development Goals: A Quest for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Saira Gori

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focusses on the development of the concept of Sustainable development. It discusses the efforts of UNDP to achieve the MDGs in the past years and the challenge to achieve the new goals ... More


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