Do Ecolabels Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes in the International Shipping Industry?

René Taudal Poulsen, Roberto Rivas Hermann, Carla K. Smink

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    Abstract

    We examine ecolabels’ environmental effectiveness in the context of the international shipping industry. Shipping faces major environmental challenges, and has recently witnessed the introduction of several ecolabels aiming for better environmental outcomes. Extending the ecolabel literature into a mature service industry with global operations, we show that concerns about ecolabel environmental effectiveness also have relevance here. Shipping ecolabels fall short of best practices for design and governance. Our study has policy implications for the achievement of better environmental outcomes in the shipping industry.
    We examine ecolabels’ environmental effectiveness in the context of the international shipping industry. Shipping faces major environmental challenges, and has recently witnessed the introduction of several ecolabels aiming for better environmental outcomes. Extending the ecolabel literature into a mature service industry with global operations, we show that concerns about ecolabel environmental effectiveness also have relevance here. Shipping ecolabels fall short of best practices for design and governance. Our study has policy implications for the achievement of better environmental outcomes in the shipping industry.

    Conference

    ConferenceThe 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference
    Number24
    LocationNord University Business School
    CountryNorway
    CityBodø
    Period23/08/201725/08/2017
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    Keywords

    • Ecolabels
    • Shipping industry
    • Environmental governance
    • Corporate environmental disclosure

    Cite this

    Poulsen, R. T., Hermann, R. R., & Smink, C. K. (2017). Do Ecolabels Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes in the International Shipping Industry?. Paper presented at The 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway.
    Poulsen, René Taudal ; Hermann, Roberto Rivas ; Smink, Carla K./ Do Ecolabels Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes in the International Shipping Industry?. Paper presented at The 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway.21 p.
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    Poulsen, RT, Hermann, RR & Smink, CK 2017, 'Do Ecolabels Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes in the International Shipping Industry?' Paper presented at The 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway, 23/08/2017 - 25/08/2017, .

    Do Ecolabels Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes in the International Shipping Industry? / Poulsen, René Taudal ; Hermann, Roberto Rivas; Smink, Carla K.

    2017. Paper presented at The 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway.

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