Stepan Wood

Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability

1822 East Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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International Law and International Relations Theory: A New Generation of Interdisciplinary Scholarship

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 92, No. 3, pp. 367-397, 1998
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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What Ever Happened to Canadian Environmental Law?

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 37, p. 981, 2010, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 12/2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, York University, Osgood Hall - Law School and University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law
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Canada, environmental law, instrument choice, economic instruments, political economy, policy frameworks

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis

SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-017, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 29/2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
York University - Schulich School of Business, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, University at Buffalo Law School and Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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global business, interactions, non-state, regulatory process, transnational governance

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis

Regulation & Governance (2013), DOI:10.1111/rego.12030
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
York University - Schulich School of Business, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, University at Buffalo Law School and Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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global business, interactions, non-state authority, regulatory process, transnational governance

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The Case for Leverage-Based Corporate Human Rights Responsibility

Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 63-98, 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2011
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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corporate responsibility, business and human rights, leverage, sphere of influence, John Ruggie

The Interactive Dynamics of Transnational Business Governance: A Challenge for Transnational Legal Theory

Revised version published in Transnational Legal Theory 6(2): 333-369 (2015), doi:10.1080/20414005.2015.1092267, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2015, TBGI Project Subseries No. 23
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, York University - Schulich School of Business and University at Buffalo Law School
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Transnational law, transnational governance, interactions, legal theory, regulatory governance

Transnational Governance Interactions: A Critical Review of the Legal Literature

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 35/2015, TBGI Project Subseries No. 21
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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Transnational, business, governance, interaction, international law, legal process, legal order, regime complex, legalization, fragmentation, soft law, network, comparative law, regulation, legitimation, competition, co-opetition, non-state actors, multilevel governance, experimentalism

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Four Varieties of Social Responsibility: Making Sense of the 'Sphere of Influence' and 'Leverage' Debate Via the Case of ISO 26000

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 14/2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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Social responsibility, sphere of influence, leverage, ISO 26000, John Ruggie, business and human rights

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NAFTA Chapter 11 as Supraconstitution

CLPE Research Paper No. 43/2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Stepan Wood and Stephen Clarkson
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and University of Toronto
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supraconstitution, NAFTA, investment arbitration, international constitutionalization, globalization

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The Meaning of 'Sphere of Influence' in ISO 26000

Understanding ISO 26000: A Practical Approach to Social Responsibility 115-130. London, UK: British Standards Institution (2011)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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social responsibility, sphere of influence, leverage, ISO 26000, John Ruggie, business and human rights

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In Defence of the Sphere of Influence: Why the WGSR should Not Follow Professor Ruggie's Advice on Defining the Scope of Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 May 2010
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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ISO 26000, Sphere of Influence, John Ruggie, Social Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, International Organization for Standardization, United Nations Global Compact, ISO 14001

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How Not to Incorporate Voluntary Standards into Smart Regulation: ISO 14001 and Ontario's Environmental Penalties Regulations

CLPE Research Paper No. 07/2008
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Mar 2008
Stepan Wood and Lynn Johannson
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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ISO 14001, environmental management systems, environmental penalties, administrative penalties, standards, smart regulation, reflexive regulation.

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Six Principles for Integrating Non-Governmental Environmental Standards into Smart Regulation

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 345-396, 2008
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Stepan Wood and Lynn Johannson
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Environmental Management Systems and Public Authority in Canada: Rethinking Environmental Governance

(2003) Buffalo Environmental Law Journal 10: 129-210
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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environmental management systems, ISO 14001, public authority, private authority, governmentality

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Canada’s 'Forgotten Forests': Or, How Ottawa is Failing Local Communities and the World in Peri-Urban Forest Protection

14 Journal of Environmental Law & Practice 217-251, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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forgotten, forest, peri-urban, protection, federal, government

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Civil Liability Relief for Brownfields Developers

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: THE YEAR IN REVIEW 2006, Stanley Berger, Dianne Saxe, eds., Aurora, Ontario: Canada Law Book, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Stepan Wood
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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brownfields, contaminated land, liability relief

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Environmental Law for Sustainability

Benjamin Richardson and Stepan Wood, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FOR SUSTAINABILITY, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2006
Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Benjamin J. Richardson and Stepan Wood
University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law and Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

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Environmental Law, Sustainable Development, Regulation