Category: Companies,CSR,Business,Finance

Economic benefits tied to ecodesign

Abstract: This paper reports results of an empirical study conducted to assess the profitability of ecodesigned products. Indeed, the advantages related to ecodesign are numerous according to the literature on the subject. Not only is it considered t… more »

Improving urban wastewater management through an auction-based management of discharges

Abstract: This article proposes the use of an auction process in which the capacity of a WasteWater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is sold to coordinate different industrial discharges within the Urban Wastewater System (UWS). The main goal of coordination is t… more »

Green Noise or Green Value? Measuring the Effects of Environmental Certification on Office Values

Abstract: This study investigates the price effects of environmental certification on commercial real estate assets. It is argued that there are likely to be three main drivers of price differences between certified and noncertified buildings. These are… more »

The Impact of Climate Change Information: New Evidence from the Stock Market

Abstract: On June 19, 2007, a non-profit organization released ratings of companies’ plans for measuring, reporting, and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. We explore the capital market impacts of this information event. In contrast to much of the… more »