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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law
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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Abstract

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in particular multinational corporations. It replies to this question through the identification of corporate accountability standards and their implementation by international organizations. The book examines systematically all international sources of corporate accountability standards in the specific area of environmental protection and elaborates on their theoretical and practical implications for in ... More

Keywords: corporate accountability, international environmental law, international organizations, legal standards, multinational corporations, compliance, partnerships, multilateral environmental agreements, corporate social responsibility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199558018
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elisa Morgera, author
Legal Officer for the Development Law Service at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)