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Explaining Corporate Environmental Performance: How Does Regulation Matter?

Kagan, Robert A; Thornton, Dorothy; Gunningham, Neil


How and to what extent does regulation matter in shaping corporate behavior? How important is it compared to other incentives and mechanisms of social control, and how does it interact with those mechanisms? How might we explain variation in corporate responses to law and other external pressures? This article addresses these questions through an study of environmental performance in 14 pulp and paper manufacturing mills in Australia, New Zealand, British Columbia, and the states of Washington...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Law and Society Review
DOI: 10.1111/1540-5893.3701002


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