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Leaders and Laggards

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Preface 1. Introduction2. Regulating small and medium-sized enterprises3. Partnerships, EMSs and the search for regulatory surrogates in the smash repair industry4. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: co-regulation and industry self-management5. Cleaner production and the Victorian vegetable growers6. Regulating large enterprises7. Voluntary approaches to environmental protection: lessons from the mining sector8. Community empowerment and regulatory flexibility: EIPs and accredited licensing9. Conclusion: reconfiguring environmental regulation

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"This is a book with a mission - to enhance regulatory design and improve the environment. Two leading authors lead us through an authoritative survey of the literature and proposals for environmental improvements into 21st century." Bridget Hutter

About the Author

NEIL GUNNINGHAM is Professor in the School of Resources, Environment and Society at The Australian National University. DARREN SINCLAIR is a Senior Research Associate at the Australian Centre for Environmental Law, The Australian National University.


An excellent overview of leading-edge environmental regulation approaches world-wide. - Business Ethics, Fall 2003 || ... one of the most important books on environmental policy design and implementation that has been published in recent years. Leaders and Laggards should be required reading for all policy makers. - The Journal of Corporate Citizenship || This book is aimed at both corporations and small and medium sized businesses in North America and Europe. It shows how existing experience can best be put to practical use by applying the theory of environmental regulation. Detailed case studies provide cross-national assessments of regulation, enterprise size and management styles and how these relate to environmental performance ... This book will benefit those who are interested in achieving better environmental regulation and policy ... - Warmer Bulletin || As a well-organized summary of what is going on in today's policy and regulatory circles, it is very complete ... The authors set out to describe the world of regulatory reform today. In this endeavour, they have succeeded and richly documented their world survey. - Natural Resources Forum || In this important work ... Gunningham and Sinclair look beyond traditional regulatory models ... Leaders and Laggards succeeds in its attempt to shed some light on the path that lies ahead and it certainly deserves to find a place on the bookshelves of anyone interested in environmental regulation. - SEPA View

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