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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering (IJEME)
Author:
Leina Wang, Yanli Dong, Jie Yang, Cunkuan Bao
This paper describes case studies on green supply chain management (GSCM) of three companies based in the Yangtze River delta of China. After clarifying major supply chain relationships of each company, we identified their internal and external GSCM practices. The corresponding changes of environmental and economic performances are summarized...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources, Conservation and Recycling
This study investigates how markets for different levels of copper purity are interrelated by testing the long-run price linkage and causalities among the copper futures, primary, copper scrap, and brass scrap markets. It is expected that copper markets that deal with high purity levels, such as the futures, primary, and copper scrap markets, have...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources Policy
This study tests whether an international market exists in the platinum-group metal (PGM) futures markets. For this purpose, we tested the law of one price (LOP) and the causality between the U.S. and Japanese platinum and palladium futures markets. We also performed the test when structural breaks are considered. Long-run price relationships were...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Natural Resources Forum: A United Nations sustainable development journal
The first Preparatory Committee Meeting for the Rio+20/ UNCSD 2012 conference prioritized the reform of multilevel environmental governance aiming to address the “persistent implementation gap” for sustainable development. Most subsequent preparatory discussions have focused on improving sustainable development governance and institutions solely at...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers Series G
Author:
K. Yasuhara
Tamura
M
S. Herath
Ongoing international negotiations are putting greater emphasis on the need for greater cooperation between developed and developing countries as well as among developing countries in order to promote climate change adaptation at all institutional levels. The pace at which adaptation is being implemented however does not meet the demands of climate...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Sustainable Energy & Environment
Author:
Hasanudin, A.
A
Haryanto
The objective of this research was to investigate in-kitchen air quality as related to stove utilization during cooking. The experiment was conducted at Way Isem, a village located in the North of Lampung Province, Indonesia. Nine homes using four different fuels or stoves participated in this experiment with a total of fifteen samples - five wood...
Peer-reviewed Article
In The Journal of Environment and Development
This study shows that some Japanese local governments, at both the prefecture and city levels, have engaged in international cooperation with local governments in developing countries in Asia to improve environmental management and explains their motivations to do so even if international cooperation is not usually considered part of local...
Peer-reviewed Article
In S.A.P.I.EN.S
After the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear incident in North East Japan in March 2011, there is increasing discussion of reconstructing the damaged areas in an environmentally sustainable manner in Japan. The politicians are beginning to argue that this is an opportunity to reconstruct Japanese society in a more sustainable manner. This...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This study explores the motivation of domestic and international interregional collaboration on climate change mitigation through carbon crediting by Japanese local governments, using a social survey. In particular the authors evaluate the current state and difficulties in promoting climate change mitigation in developing countries through...