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An empirical study of the initial adoption of ISO 14001 in Japanese manufacturing firms

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  • Nishitani, Kimitaka, 2009. "An empirical study of the initial adoption of ISO 14001 in Japanese manufacturing firms," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(3), pages 669-679, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:68:y:2009:i:3:p:669-679
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