Review of International Practice in the Design of Voluntary Pollution Prevention Programs
A review of international practice in the design of voluntary Pollution Prevention Programs Original Research Article Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 19, Issue 5, March 2011, Pages 542-551 Donald G. Chittock, Kenneth F.D. HugheyFile Name: jcp-volume19Issue5-542-551.pdf
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File Synopsis: Choice of governmentpolicy to helpmanage pollution is generally dictated by national context, including political structure and economic considerations. Pollution management thus involves regulatory and economic instruments, and increasingly voluntary agreements within and between industry and public authorities (Williams, 1997). The trend in many industrialized countries is thus away froma solely ‘command and control‘ policy approach, to amore integrated approach including such voluntary approaches. These approaches have been used for over 50 years with countries like Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States having implemented both regulatory and voluntary approaches. Download file...