Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/101188
Authors: 
Anbumozhi, Venkatachalam
Kimura, Mari
Isono, Kumiko
Year of Publication: 
2011
Series/Report no.: 
ADBI Working Paper Series 335
Abstract: 
This paper reviews selected initiatives taken by Asian countries to comply with emerging global sustainability standards, reporting, and management systems, and tracks the response of Asian businesses to global environmental concerns, examines market based innovations including new regulations that augmented corporate excellence, and identifies future directions for business that lead low carbon society. It recommends governments and business to join forces in supporting low carbon initiatives, drawing upon market mechanisms through reconfiguring national environmental policies and strategies.
Subjects: 
climate change initiatives
global sustainability standards
low carbon initiatives
environmental policies
JEL: 
M19
Q3
Q48
Q56
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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