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dc.contributor.authorHilliard, Rachel
dc.contributor.authorParker, Valerie
dc.identifier.citationGoldstein, D,Hilliard, R,Parker, V (2011) 'Environmental performance and practice across sectors: methodology and preliminary results'. Journal Of Cleaner Production, 19 :946-957.en_US
dc.descriptionJournal articleen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper introduces a new methodology for measuring and modeling manufacturers' environmental performance and the managerial and technological practices that affect it. Facility level licensing data are used to develop indicators based on sector-specific criteria but capable of being analyzed across sectors, at various levels of aggregation. This addresses the problem that environmental performance and determinants tend to be highly context-specific, while modeling and policy interests are often more general. Using Integrated Pollution Control (IPC) information generated EU-wide, this approach should be capable of cross-country extension. The methodology is tested on a sample of Irish facilities in three sectors during 1996-2004. Preliminary results show its usefulness in exploring the determinants of environmental performance at the sector and cross sector levels. Word count = 10,049. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipEnvironmental Protection Agency of Ireland; Center for the International Exchange of Scholars and Irish Fulbright Commission; Allegheny Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofJournal Of Cleaner Productionen
dc.subjectEnvironmental performanceen_US
dc.subjectCleaner technologyen_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental indicatorsen_US
dc.titleEnvironmental performance and practice across sectors: methodology and preliminary resultsen_US
dc.identifier.doiDOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2010.12.012
dc.local.contactRachel Hilliard, Dept. Of Management, Top Floor, St. Anthony'S, Nui Galway. 2932 Email:

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