strategy

Regulating industrial environmental performance

Synonyms:
Requiring clean production
Enforcing corporate environmental performance
Legislating mandatory business standards for the environment
Context:
Identifying innovative regulatory best practice internationally in a number of specific contexts, evaluating empirically the effectiveness of regulatory reform and providing policy prescriptions that would better enable agencies to fulfil their regulatory missions.
Claim:
1. The institutional and regulatory capacities of Governments to interact with the private sector should be enhanced. A greater commitment by the private sector should be pursued to engender a new culture of environmental accountability through the application of the polluter-pays principle, environmental performance indicators and reporting, and the establishment of a precautionary approach in investment and technology decisions.
Subjects:
Business enterprises
Industry
Production
Hygiene
Standards
Law
Regulation
Law enforcement
Environment
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies