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LEED Certification = Greenwashing?

A few weeks ago, my students and I discussed a local drug company’s new LEED platinum building. The building was the first to be given the highest level of certification for environmental performance by the US Green Business Council. By building it, the drug company received voluminous and tremendously positive press coverage. And yet, the […]

What Do We Really Know: The Effect Of Reporting Thresholds

What Do We Really Know: The Effect Of Reporting Thresholds On Inference Using Environmental Right-To-Know Data, Regulation and Governance, vol. 2 no. 3 (2008), pp. 293-315. Environmental right-to-know data such as the Toxics Releases Inventory (TRI) are used by regulators, NGOs and other organizations to prioritize their efforts to protect communities and natural systems. However, […]

Research on Business and the Environment Has Come a Long Way

Research in the area of Business and the Environment (B&E) has come a long way in the nearly twenty years I have been at it. It is hard to believe, but this was a very new area when I first started my PhD in the early 1990s. And in my pursuit of doctoral advisors, more […]

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