Thesis / Dissertation

The effects of public voluntary regulation in developing country contexts: comparing regulatory performance across sectors and firms in Indonesia

undefined Bahruddin, Kate MacDonald (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

In recent decades, governments worldwide have embraced public voluntary regulation as a non-mandatory regulatory strategy with the aim of improving socio-environmental performance in business. While such non-mandatory approaches to government regulation originated in North America and Europe, they have also been employed by a range of developing country governments, raising questions about the capacity of public voluntary regulation to function in developing country contexts. Existing regulatory scholarship has not yet developed a systematic framework for understanding how and why the effects of public voluntary regulation vary across different countries, sectors and firms, and if and how pu..

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