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The Business of climate change: corporate responses to Kyoto

Author: Begg, Kathryn ; Van der Woerd, Frans ; Levy, DavidPublisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 284 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781874719571Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Business of Climate Change Corporate Responses to Kyoto Contents Foreword .................................................................................................................................... 9 Irving Mintzer, Amber Leonard Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 11 Frans van der Woerd, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands Katie Begg, De Montfort University, UK David Levy, University of Massachusetts, USA Part 1 Introduction and overview ......................................................................................21 1 2003: the end of the beginning.? .................................................................................. 22 Jorund Buen, Atle Chr. Christiansen, Kristian Tangen and Anders Skogen, Point Carbon, Norway 2 Down to business on climate change: an overview of corporate strategies ..................31 Seth Dunn, Worldwatch Institute, USA 3 Organising business: industry NGOs in the climate debates............................................ 47 Simone Pulver, University of California, Berkeley, USA 4 Best corporate responses to climate change: opportunities for converging climate and biodiversity protecting solutions .................................................................................... 61 Michael Totten and Sonal I. Pandya, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, USA Part 2 Policy instruments .................................................................................................. 75 5 Early experiences with emissions trading in the UK........................................................ 76 Frauke Roeser, WSP Environmental, UK Tim Jackson, University of Surrey, UK 6 THE BUSINESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE 6 Building a greenhouse gas management programme: a framework based on real-world corporate responses ........................................... 90 The Partnership for Climate Action with Environmental Defense 7 Governmental and industrial responses to climate change: the case of Germany ................................................................................................ 104 Axel Michaelowa, Sonja Butzengeiger and Sven Bode, Hamburg Institute of International Economics, Germany 8 Environmental management systems and their influence on corporate responses to climate change ........................................................................................................ 117 Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment, UK John M. Sullivan, Akan Engineering (Australia) Part 3 Sector analysis...................................................................................................................... 131 9 Three big Cs: climate, cement and China .................................................................... 132 Joakim Nordqvist, Lund University, Sweden Christopher Boyd, Lafarge, France Howard Klee, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland 10 Climate change and the insurance sector: its role in adaptation and mitigation ........................................................................ 147 Andrew Dlugolecki, University of East Anglia, UK Mojdeh Keykhah, University of Oxford, UK 11 An institutional comparison of two sectoral responses to the political economy of climate change ................................................................. 166 Jesse Uzzell, DNV, Norway 12 The chemical industry's response to climate change ..................................................189 Frans van der Woerd, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands 13 Multinational responses to climate change in the automotive and oil industries .......................................................................................196 David Levy, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA Ans Kolk, Amsterdam Graduate Business School, The Netherlands CONTENTS 7 Part 4 Case studies........................................................................................................ 209 .. 14 Becoming a first mover in green electricity supply: corporate change driven by liberalisation and climate change............................... 210 Peter S. Hofman, Center for Clean Technology and Environmental Policy, The Netherlands 15 Corporate responses to climate change: the case of Fortum................................... 222 Hanne Siikavirta, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland Pekka Järvinen and Arto Heikkinen, Enprima Ltd, Finland Heikki Niininen, Fortum Corporation, Finland 16 The Emissions/Biodiversity Exchange: a corporate sustainable development programme in New Zealand ................................................................231 Bob Frame, Richard Gordon and Ian Turney, Landcare Research, New Zealand 17 Rent sharing in the Clean Development Mechanism: the case of the Tahumanu hydroelectric project in Bolivia ......................................242 Christophe de Gouvello, Centre International de Recherche en Environnement et Développement, France Pierre Mollon, EDF-E7, France Sandrine Mathy, Centre International de Recherche en Environnement et Développement, France 18 An early corporate response to climate change: a review of a US electric company-sponsored Joint Implementation pilot project...............................254 Naoko Kubo, Global Reporting Initiative, The Netherlands Biographies ............................................................................................................................. 264 Abbreviations .......................................................................................................................... 270 Index......................................................................................................................................274

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