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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

Business and industry, or the corporate sector, have been practicing corporate citizenship towards achieving corporate environmental excellence. This paper shows how business and industry has incorporated the idea of corporate citizenship into corporate management, especially through the adoption of environmentally-sound practices and environmental...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

Since the mid 1990s, governments have attached increasing importance to urban environmental infrastructure (UEI) development in East Asian developing countries. There are two critical strategic issues for improving urban environmental infrastructure in East Asia: the enhancement of governmental capacities in financing UEI, and the mobilization of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

The international community is increasingly recognizing the importance of environmental education (EE) by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in achieving sustainable societies, as well as the importance of transboundary support for NGOs involved in EE. NGO EE networks can play an important role in the promotion of, and transboundary support for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
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The Japanese experience with environmental management shows that a holistic strategy integrating three managerial dimensions-social, economic and environmental-is required. Four strategic implications can be learned from Japanese successes and failures in environmental management: how to build cooperative approaches among actors in environmental...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
Author:
Yoko Mizuno

This essay addresses issues raised by the UK Landfill Tax introduced by the Finance Act 1996. It begins by considering the motivation for the introduction of the Landfill Tax in the UK through an examination of traditional UK waste management and its regulatory system, which was mainly composed of "command and control" legislation. Next, the essay...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

Since its establishment in 1998, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has taken various opportunities to put forward its strategic research outcomes to a number of international policy dialogues on development and the environment. Among such efforts, IGES put forward policy recommendations at the Ministerial Conference on...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

The paper assessed the rationality of the "official" reasons why the Bush Administration opposes the Kyoto Protocol and judges the Kyoto Protocol to be "fatally flawed". Most of the reasons why the Bush Administration made this judgment-lack of long-term goals, exclusion of developing countries and lack of linkages between the scientific base and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

Connect With Nature
Editor: Koji Tanaka, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
Publisher Information: Syowado Co. 2000 (in Japanese)
ISBN: 4-8122-9913-6

In this book, the authors examine the environment from the viewpoint of local "agriculture", which, as used in the book, includes small-scale forestry activities...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
Author:
Tongroj Onchan

Environment in the 21st Century and New Development Patterns
Editor: Kazuo Matsushita, Acting Vice-President, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) /
Project Leader, Long-Term Perspective and Policy Integration Project, IGES
Publisher Information: Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
ISBN: 0-7923-6721-9

This book represents an effort to...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)

"Reconciling Environment and Trade"
Edith Brown Weiss and John H. Jackson (eds.)
Publisher Information: Transnational Publishers, Inc. 2001
ISBN: 1-57105-141-4
Reviewer: Glen Paoletto

Reconciling Environment and Trade is clearly a superior work in the field of environment and trade, and one of the more interesting recent works in international...