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Leveraging Environment and Climate Change Initiatives for Corporate Excellence

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  • Anbumozhi, Venkatachalam

    (Asian Development Bank Institute)

  • Kimura, Mari

    (Asian Development Bank Institute)

  • Isono, Kumiko

    (Asian Development Bank Institute)

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    This paper reviews selected initiatives taken by Asian countries to comply with emerging global sustainability standards, reporting, and management systems, and tracks the response of Asian businesses to global environmental concerns, examines market based innovations including new regulations that augmented corporate excellence, and identifies future directions for business that lead low carbon society. It recommends governments and business to join forces in supporting low carbon initiatives, drawing upon market mechanisms through reconfiguring national environmental policies and strategies.

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    Paper provided by Asian Development Bank Institute in its series ADBI Working Papers with number 335.

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    Length: 36 pages
    Date of creation: 21 Dec 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:ris:adbiwp:0335

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    Keywords: climate change initiatives; global sustainability standards; low carbon initiatives; environmental policies;

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    1. Kaliappa Kalirajan & VenkatachalamAnbumozhi & Kanhaiya Singh, 2010. "Measuring the Environmental Impacts of Changing Trade Patterns on the Poor," Trade Working Papers 22727, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
    2. Dean, Judith M. & Lovely, Mary E. & Wang, Hua, 2005. "Are foreign investors attracted to weak environmental regulations? Evaluating the evidence from China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3505, The World Bank.
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