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New frontiers in environmental and social labeling

Author: Ulrike Grote; Arnab Basu; Nancy H Chau
Publisher: New York : Physica-Verlag, ©2007.
Series: Sustainability and innovation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The attractiveness of product labeling stems from their voluntary nature to achieve environmental and social goals. Also, labeling of products has become the preferred instrument for solving high profile trade disputes amongst WTO members. This volume provides a look at labeling and its relation to the governance of global trade.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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New frontiers in environmental and social labeling.
New York : Physica-Verlag, c2007
(DLC) 2006934987
(OCoLC)123817977
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrike Grote; Arnab Basu; Nancy H Chau
ISBN: 9783790817560 3790817562 3790817554 9783790817553
OCLC Number: 184984864
Notes: Selected papers presented at a conference held in Bonn, Germany on Mar. 18-19, 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 241 p.) : ill.
Contents: Outline and emerging issues / Ulrike Grote, Arnab Basu and Nancy Chau --
The design of an eco-marketing and labeling program for vehicles in Maine / Mario F. Teisl, Caroline Lundquist Noblet and Jonathan Rubin --
Performance-based labeling / Robert L. Hicks --
Do social labeling NGOS have any influence on child labor? / Sayan Chakrabarty --
Economic analysis of eco-labeling : the case of labeled organic rice in Thailand / Maria Cristina DM Carambas --
Eco-labeling and strategic rivalry in export markets / Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Ulrike Grote --
Science, opportunity, traceability, persistence, and political will : necessary elements of opening the U.S. market to avocados from Mexico / David Orden and Everett Peterson --
The labels in agriculture, their impact on trade and the scope for international policy action / Stéphan Marette --
Social standards and their impact on exports : evidence from the textiles and ready-made garments sector in Egypt / Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim and Ulrike Grote --
Developing country responses to the enhancement of food safety standards / Spencer Hesson and Steven Jaffee --
Scope and limitations for national food safety and labeling regimes in the WTO-frame / Bettina Rudloff.
Series Title: Sustainability and innovation.
Responsibility: Ulrike Grote, Arnab Basu, Nancy Chau (editors).
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