Leveraging the Private Sector: Management-Based Strategies by Cary Coglianese, Jennifer Nash

By Cary Coglianese, Jennifer Nash

Leveraging the personal region deals the 1st sustained research of private and non-private region projects designed to inspire corporations and industries to exploit their very own administration services to enhance their environmental functionality. Cary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash collect unique empirical reports by means of the nation?s major specialists on contemporary private and non-private area experiments. Do management-based ideas result in superior environmental results? What sorts of ideas carry the main promise? Leveraging the non-public zone addresses those questions via stories of kingdom toxins prevention making plans legislation, deepest zone buying standards, and federal hazard administration rules, between others. The participants convey that efforts to leverage inner most region event and data could have a particular contribution sooner or later of environmental safety. eventually, a firm's broader administration practices form its environmental functionality. private and non-private zone thoughts that search to persuade those practices without delay may help result in extra environmental advancements. This booklet breaks new flooring by way of investigating a brand new and promising method for advancing the economic system and the surroundings.

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Without such measures, researchers may continue to conflate managers’ commitment or values with their management actions, even though these are likely to be separate factors affecting environmental performance (Coglianese and Nash 2001). If managers’ commitment is what matters most in affecting firms’ environmental performance, then requiring or encouraging them to implement specific management actions may well not lead to expected performance improvements. Researchers evaluating management-based strategies should be mindful of all the different factors affecting firms’ management and develop measures to control for them as much as feasible.

Under existing program guidelines, small facilities may commit to improve in two areas instead of four. 10. See Hutson (2004) for a discussion of Ford’s enforcement of this requirement. 11. Committees convened under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization have drafted ISO 14001, an international standard for environmental management systems. Many firms have used this standard as the template for the design and operation of their own EMSs. Management-Based Strategies: An Emerging Approach to Environmental Protection 23 References ACC (American Chemistry Council).

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