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Private governance of climate change in Hong Kong: an analysis of drivers and barriers to corporate action

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This study examines how corporate governance of climate change is developing in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong), Asia's leading financial centre. It situates corporate actions within the broader framework of urban multi-stakeholder climate governance. In the absence of international obligations under the Kyoto Protocol and government regulation to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the majority of companies in Hong Kong have yet to tackle climate change. However, a...

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Peer review status:
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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Environmental Change Institute
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Asian Studies Review Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
3
Pages:
287-308
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1467-8403
ISSN:
1035-7823
URN:
uuid:be4f9a5d-7615-4c63-8c9f-6ec48ec01698
Local pid:
ora:5157

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