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 enterprisesIndustry ProductionHygieneStandardsLaw RegulationLaw enforcementEnvironment
Type Classification: E: Emanations of other strategies