Emissions Trading Institutional Design, Decision Making and Corporate Strategies

Emissions trading challenges the management of companies in an entirely new manner: Not only does it, like other market-based environmental policy instruments, allow for a bigger flexibility in management decisions concerning emission issues. More importantly, it shifts the mode of governance of env...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Antes, Ralf (Editor), Hansjürgens, Bernd (Editor), Letmathe, Peter (Editor), Pickl, Stefan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
Edition:2nd ed. 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Emissions trading challenges the management of companies in an entirely new manner: Not only does it, like other market-based environmental policy instruments, allow for a bigger flexibility in management decisions concerning emission issues. More importantly, it shifts the mode of governance of environmental policy from hierarchy to market. But how is this change reflected in management processes, decisions and organizational structures? The contributions in this book discuss the theoretical implications of different institutional designs of emissions trading schemes, review schemes that have been implemented in the US and Europe, and evaluate the range of investment decisions and corporate strategies which have resulted from the new policy framework
Physical Description:IX, 284 p online resource
ISBN:9783642205927