Jorge E. Rivera

George Washington University - School of Business

Professor of Strategic Management & Public Policy

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Evidence Base for Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts of ‘Sustainable’ Certification

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Allen Blackman and Jorge E. Rivera
Resources for the Future and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 415 (25,850)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sustainable, certification, eco-label, literature review

2.

Institutional Pressures and Voluntary Environmental Behavior in Developing Countries: Evidence From the Costa Rican Hotel Industry

Society and Natural Resources, Vol. 17, pp. 779-797, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 May 2006
Jorge E. Rivera
George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 315 (72,902)
Citation 12

Abstract:

voluntary programs, environmental policy, corporate behavior tourism, Costa Rica

3.

Business Responses to Environmental and Social Protection Policies: Towards a Framework for Analysis

Policy Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 May 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Jorge E. Rivera, Jennifer Oetzel, Peter De Leon and Mark Starik
George Washington University - School of Business, American University, University of Colorado at Denver and George Washington University
Downloads 142 (163,785)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Institutional theory, corporate social and environmental responsibility, public policy process, and developing countries

4.

Is Greener Whiter? The Sustainable Slopes Program and the Voluntary Environmental Performance of Western Ski Areas

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 417-437, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2006
Jorge E. Rivera and Peter De Leon
George Washington University - School of Business and University of Colorado at Denver
Downloads 120 (189,543)
Citation 14

Abstract:

voluntary environmental programs, environmental policy, institutional theory, ski industry, and Sustainable Slopes Program

5.

Business and Public Policy: Responses to Environmental and Social Protection Processes

Book Series on Business Value Creation and Society, Edward Freeman, Stuart Hart, and David Wheeler, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Jorge E. Rivera
George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 100 (217,122)

Abstract:

Institutional change, corporate social and environmental responsibility, policy process, social and environmental protection regulations

6.

Is Greener Whiter Yet? The Sustainable Slopes Program After Five Years

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 May 2006
Jorge E. Rivera, Peter De Leon and Charles Koerber
George Washington University - School of Business, University of Colorado at Denver and George Washington University
Downloads 99 (214,168)
Citation 17

Abstract:

voluntary environmental programs, opportunism, ski industry, environmental policy

7.

Are Members of Business for Social Responsibility More Responsible?

Policy Studies Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Pete Tashman and Jorge E. Rivera
Portland State University - Management and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 83 (245,955)
Citation 3

Abstract:

social and environmental protection policies, corporate social performance, voluntary programs, self-regulation, business associations, business for social responsibility

8.

Does Tourism Eco-Certification Pay? Costa Rica's Blue Flag Program

Resources for the Future DP 12-50
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Resources for the Future, Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center, Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 43 (306,061)

Abstract:

Costa Rica, eco-certification, propensity score matching, tourism

9.

Export Processing Zones and Corporate Environmental Performance in Emerging Economies: The Case of the Oil, Gas, and Chemical Sectors of Trinidad and Tobago

Policy Sciences, Vol. 40, pp, 265-285, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2010
Jorge E. Rivera and Kalim Shah
George Washington University - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 34 (355,875)

Abstract:

10.

Voluntary Environmental Programs in the United States: Whose Interests are Served

Organization & Environment, Vol. 19 No. 4, pp. 505-526, December, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
Toddi A. Steelman and Jorge E. Rivera
University of Saskatchewan and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 20 (428,572)

Abstract:

voluntary environmental programs, common interest, alternative regulatory

11.

Voluntary Environmental Programs in the United States: Whose Interests are Served?

Organization & Environment, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 04 May 2010
Toddi A. Steelman and Jorge E. Rivera
University of Saskatchewan and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 5 (496,144)

Abstract:

Voluntary Environmental Programs, Common Interest, Alternative Regulatory Instruments, Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Slopes Program

12.

Chief Executive Officers and Voluntary Environmental Performance: Costa Rica's Certification for Sustainable Tourism

Policy Sciences, Vol. 28, pp. 107-127, 2005
Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Jorge E. Rivera and Peter De Leon
George Washington University - School of Business and University of Colorado at Denver

Abstract:

voluntary programs, CEO, environmental policy, tourism, Costa Rica

13.

Assessing a Voluntary Environmental Initiative in the Developing World: The Costa Rican Certification for Sustainable Tourism

Policy Sciences, Vol. 35, pp. 333-360, 2002
Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Jorge E. Rivera
George Washington University - School of Business

Abstract:

voluntary programs, environmental policy, corporate behavior, tourism, Costa Rica