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Determinants Of A Firm'S Iso 14001 Certification: An Empirical Study Of Taiwan

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  • Shih‐Ying Wu
  • Po‐Young Chu
  • Tzu‐Yar Liu

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Abstract. Only rarely have empirical studies analysed the responses of Taiwanese manufacturing firms to ISO 14001, despite firm responses to environmental issues being an important aspect of environmental management. This study empirically examines the determinants of firms’ environmental self‐governance. Export oriented Taiwanese firms, which face environmental concerns from foreign consumers, are found to be more likely than domestic focused firms to adopt ISO 14001. This study also finds that several firm attributes are decisive for firm adoption of ISO 14001. However, this study does not find any significant impact of local governors’ political party affiliation on firms’ ISO 14001 certifications.

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  • Shih‐Ying Wu & Po‐Young Chu & Tzu‐Yar Liu, 2007. "Determinants Of A Firm'S Iso 14001 Certification: An Empirical Study Of Taiwan," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(4), pages 467-487, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:pacecr:v:12:y:2007:i:4:p:467-487
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0106.2007.00365.x
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    1. Ivanova, Daniela, 2018. "Сертификацията – Инструмент За „Зелени“ Комуникации В Глобалната Търговия
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      ," MPRA Paper 96038, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Jonathan Peillex & Loredana Ureche-Rangau, 2016. "Identifying the Determinants of the Decision to Create Socially Responsible Funds: An Empirical Investigation," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 136(1), pages 101-117, June.
    3. Fikru, Mahelet G., 2014. "Firm Level Determinants of International Certification: Evidence from Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 286-297.
    4. Ullah, Barkat & Wei, Zuobao & Xie, Feixue, 2014. "ISO certification, financial constraints, and firm performance in Latin American and Caribbean countries," Global Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 203-228.
    5. Nishitani, Kimitaka, 2010. "Demand for ISO 14001 adoption in the global supply chain: An empirical analysis focusing on environmentally conscious markets," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 395-407, August.

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