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Environmental Crimes and Corporate Responsibility

A Legal Research Guide (Legal Research Guides, Vol. 39)

by Heather Bryn Hersh

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by William S Hein & Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Research,
  • Liability for environmental damages,
  • Law,
  • Tort liability of corporations,
  • Legal research,
  • Liability for environmental da,
  • Offenses against the environme,
  • Offenses against the environment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8746636M
    ISBN 101575886499
    ISBN 109781575886497

    corporate crimes committed Investigate and prosecute those corporate actors most responsible for the wrong doing Use all available legal tools to collect evidence, build cases and obtain the cooperation of critical witnesses in corporate crimes cases Ensure that victims of corporate crimes are able to obtain effective remedies. Introduction. The phrase “corporate crime” is traced to criminologists Marshall Clinard and Richard Quinney who, in their classic text Criminal Behavior Systems, called for a distinction among types of white-collar cateringwhidbey.com authors identified corporate crime and occupational crime as general varieties of white-collar crime.

    Traversing the globe, and incorporating financial, health, safety and environmental crimes, financialisation and the commodification of the commons, this empirically and historically rich, theoretically sophisticated tour de force at the same time holds out the promise of effective challenge to unchecked corporate power.". Environmental Crime is starting to become a distinct category of crime in criminology and is very hard to define. Some may say that it is a white collar crime, however to others it can be considered as crime against society. Whit Gibbons () revealed two types of environmental crime in his article.

    Criminal liability for corporate-related human rights abuses Corporate criminal liability for human rights As more avenues close for victims of corporate abuses to access justice through civil claims, lawyers are looking for innovative ways to achieve remedy. Oct 31,  · Green Criminology as a field operates as a tool for studying, analyzing, and dealing with environmental crimes and wider environmental harms that are Cited by: 3.


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Environmental Crimes and Corporate Responsibility by Heather Bryn Hersh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Traditionally, industry has been accused of sacrificing sustainable development in the pursuit of short-term profit. Yet today, under the banner of Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER), a growing number of business organizations are claiming to be part of the solution rather than part of the cateringwhidbey.com: Neil Gunningham.

SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. 'Corporate environmental crime', in Environmental crime: the criminal justice system's role in protecting the environment, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp.

viewed 24 Novemberdoi: /n3. Mar 07,  · Environmental Crime: Enforcement, Policy, and Social Responsiblity is a pretty good overview of environmental issues. It would be good to read if you want to get the big picture on environmental issues.

It covers philosophy, natural science, law, etc. I read it /5(3). It is apparent that environmental issues affect the livelihoods and well being of individuals, communities and businesses the world over.

In that vein, this book examines the impact that climate change and other environmental factors have on business. Academic independent international publisher specialising in economics, law, business and management and public policy.

This interdisciplinary text explores the enforcement of environmental protection legislation. Fifteen chapters discuss the definition of environmental crime, a history of the U.S.

environmental movement, economics and politics, a social understanding of the natural sciences, federal legislation, an.

Preview this book». Dec 05,  · Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Environmental Responsibility Environmental Crime Corporate Crime Green Criminology These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm cateringwhidbey.com by: 9. Corporate Environmental Crime and Environmental Justice Abstract: Executive Order (42 U.S.C.

§ []) mandates that federal agenc ies in the United States make it their purpose to. Draft Report (Corporate Environmental Crime), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read. Ordered, That the Chairman’s draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 69 read and agreed to. Resolved, That the Report be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

In book: Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, pp To study environmental crime in a perspective of law and economics, it is necessary to identify the protected species from an economic point of view and at the same time to give a legal definition of this kind of criminal behavior.

May 30,  · This book brings together different perspectives on the financial aspects of environmental crime and harm from a green criminological viewpoint. It addresses the role of economic systems, the value of environmental performance for corporations, money laundering in the context of environmental crime, financial investigation and questions of Cited by: 1.

A: Corporate Social Performance is a term used to describe "strategic" behavior by a firm. When a firm engages in environmental or other social performance that is beyond what the law requires, and.

Environmental crime is a serious problem for the United States. Although the immediate consequences of an indi­ vidual offense may not be obvious or serious, environmen­ tal crimes do have victims. The American public and the Nation's environment have suffered and will continue to sllfferserious harm from the acts of polluters: death, serious.

Green criminology refers to the study of environmental crimes and harms affecting human and non‐human life, eco-systems and the biosphere. More specifically, green criminology explores and analyzes: the causes, consequences and prevalence of environmental crime and harm, the responses to and prevention of environmental crime and harmCited by: 2.

Jan 04,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Environmental policy, Offenses against the environment, Social responsibility of business, Umweltkriminalität, Umweltstrafrecht Criminal sanctions outlined in federal environmental legislation, environmental legal cases, environmental crimes investigations for Pages: Aug 29,  · With examples of environmental crimes, harms, and threats from Africa, Asia, Australia, Eastern Europe, South America, the United Kingdom, and the United States, this book will serve as a vital resource for international scholars and students in criminology, sociology, law and socio-legal studies, as well as environmental science, environmental Cited by: CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY:1 Is a common CSR framework possible.

PIOTR MAZURKIEWICZ DevComm-SDO World Bank 1 This paper is not intended to serve as an exhaustive, comprehensive treatment of CRS.

Rather, it is part of a broader discussion on corporate social responsibility, in the context of environmental protection. Environmental crime is now becoming a serious problem worldwide in different forms, with some of them being among the most profitable criminal activities in the world.

The most common crimes against the environment are connected with the unlawful exploitation of wild fauna and flora, pollution, waste disposal and its trade. Special emphasis is placed on the human, economic, social, and psychological impacts of the environmental crime by corporations, criminal organizations, the government, and individuals.

Although examples throughout the book reflect not only North America but the world, a final chapter is devoted to global environmental law. By assessing these issues from the lens of green criminology in Environmental Crime and Social Conflict, the editors unveil a novel typology for the study of environmental crimes.

To introduce their proposed typology, thirteen chapters highlight research addressing four primary categories of green crime-social conflict. Environmental law violators are usually hit with criminal fines, probation, jail time, or a combination of these punishments.

While jail time may be the most formidable punishment for individuals who commit environmental crimes, fines are intended to deter large corporations from violating environmental laws and .Green criminologists have also engaged in the study of existing and proposed environmental law and regulation, as well as the failures, inadequacies, and inefficacies thereof, which may stem from avoidance of corporate, state, and personal responsibility regarding environmental crimes, harms, and threats (de Prez, ; Fitzgerald & Barat, Cited by: 2.Jun 20,  · The thoroughly updated Second Edition of White Collar Crime: The Essentials continues to be a comprehensive, yet concise, resource addressing the most important topics students need to know about white-collar crime.

Author Brian K. Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students that explores such timely topics as crimes by workers, sales-oriented systems, crimes in the .