Nicole Darnall

Arizona State University - School of Sustainability

Associate Dean and Professor

800 S Cady Mall, PO Box 87402

Tempe, AZ 85287-5402

United States

http://https://isearch.asu.edu/profile/1811617

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I am currently working on topics related to sustainable consumption - both at the organization level and the individual level. These topics include ecolabel use, ecolabel credibility and sustainable purchasing.Learn more at the Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative (SPRI): spa.asu.edu/spri  ”

Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Environmental Management Systems and Green Supply Chain Management: Complements for Sustainability?

Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 30-45, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
Nicole Darnall, G. Jason Jolley and Robert Handfield
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University - Department of Business Management
Downloads 1,641 (9,800)
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Environmental management systems, green supply chain management, sustainability, complementary capabilities, external pressures, environmental performance, supplier networks

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Environmental Management Systems: Opportunities for Improved Environmental and Business Strategy

Environmental Quality Management, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 1-9, 2000
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Duke University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 633 (40,078)
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environmental management systems, ISO 14001, EMS design, benefits

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Iso 14001: Greening Management Systems

GREENER MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS, Sarkis J., ed., Greenleaf Publishing, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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ISO 14001, environmental management system, EMS adoption, case study, internal benefits, external benefits

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Creating a Green Brand for Competitive Distinction

Asian Business & Management 7(4), 445-466
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2014
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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Environmental strategy, green branding, voluntary environmental program, certification, green hotel, case study

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Perceived Stakeholder Influences and Organizations' Use of Environmental Audits

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 170-187
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Nicole Darnall, Inshik Seol and Joseph Sarkis
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Clark University - Graduate School of Management and Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Foisie Business School
Downloads 400 (71,475)
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Environmental audit, stakeholder pressure, credibility, legitimacy, environmental management, environmental strategy, environmental accountancy, environmental report, environmental reporting, environmental auditing

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An International Comparison of the Factors Affecting Environmental Strategy and Performance

BEST PAPER PROCEEDINGS: SIXTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT, Rowan M., ed., Academy of Management, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall, Irene Henriques and Perry Sadorsky
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, York University - Schulich School of Business and York University - Schulich School of Business
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Institutional theory, resource-based view of the firm, environmental strategy, environmental management system, competitive advantage, business performance

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Is ISO 14001 a Gateway to More Advanced Voluntary Action? A Case for Green Supply Chain Management

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Toshi H. Arimura, Nicole Darnall and Hajime Katayama
Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and Waseda University - School of Commerce
Downloads 369 (78,540)
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voluntary actions, positive spillover, environmental management systems, ISO 14001, green supply chain management, government assistance programs, environmental impacts, discrete choice model, endogeneity

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Assessing the Performance of Voluntary Environmental Programs: Does Certification Matter?

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2007
Nicole Darnall and Stephen Sides
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 357 (81,628)
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voluntary environmental programs, certification, self-monitoring, environmental performance, meta-analysis, ISO 14001

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Predicting the Cost of Environmental Management System Adoption: The Role of Capabilities, Resources and Ownership Structure

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 301-320, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall and Daniel Edwards
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 348 (84,080)
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Do Environmental Management Systems Improve Business Performance in an International Setting?

Journal of International Management 14(4), 364-376
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Nicole Darnall, Irene Henriques and Perry Sadorsky
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, York University - Schulich School of Business and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 348 (84,080)
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Institutional theory, resource-based view of the firm, environmental strategy, environmental management system, environmental performance, business performance

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Which Types of Environmental Management Systems are Related to Greater Environmental Improvements?

Public Administration Review 2012, 72(3), 351-365
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Nicole Darnall and Younsung Kim
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and George Mason University- Department of Environmental Science and Policy & Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 314 (94,296)
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environmental management system, EMS, environmental performance, ISO 14001, EMS adoption, environmental policy

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Why Firms Certify to Iso 14001: An Institutional and Resource-Based View

BEST PAPER PROCEEDINGS: SIXTY-FIRST MEETING OF THE ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT, Nagao D., ed., Academy of Management, 2003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 312 (94,975)
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ISO 14001, institutional theory, resource-based view, motivations, early adoption

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Why Consumers Buy Green

Vazquez-Brust, D. and Sarkis J. (eds.) GREEN-GROWTH: MANAGING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE CAPITALISM, New York: Springer, pp. 287-308
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
Nicole Darnall, Cerys Ponting and Diego Vazquez-Brust
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Cardiff University - ESRC funded centre for Business, Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) and Cardiff University - ESRC funded centre for Business, Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS)
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green purchasing, green consumerism, green consumption, environmental knowledge, ecolabel

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Understanding the Relationship between a Facility's Environmental and Financial Performance

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND CORPORATE BEHAVIOUR, N. Johnstone, ed., Edward Elgar/OECD, Chapter 6, pp. 213-259, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall, G. Jason Jolley and Bjarne Ytterhus
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Norwegian School of Management (BI)
Downloads 255 (117,716)
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environmental performance, financial performance, environmental policy stringency, international, OECD

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Adopting Proactive Environmental Strategy: The Influence of Stakeholders and Firm Size

Journal of Management Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
Nicole Darnall, Irene Henriques and Perry Sadorsky
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, York University - Schulich School of Business and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 223 (134,661)
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strategic environmental management, stakeholders, firm size, moderation effects, proactive environmental strategy

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Why Firms Mandate ISO 14001 Certification

Business & Society, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 354-381, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 210 (142,641)
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The Effect of ISO 14001 on Environmental Performance: Resolving Equivocal Findings

Journal of Environmental Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Australian Energy Specialist and Waseda University - School of Commerce
Downloads 180 (164,333)
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ISO 14001, Environmental management system, Voluntary Environmental Program, Certification program, Environmental performance, Discrete choice model, Endogeneity

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Motivations for Participating in a Voluntary Environmental Initiative: The Multi-State Working Group and EPA's EMS Pilot Program

RESEARCH IN CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY, Chapter 5, pp. 123-154, Sharma S. & Starik M. (eds.), Edward Elgar Publishing, Boston, 2003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 174 (169,405)
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firm motivations, voluntary environmental initiative, institutional theory, resource-based view, ownership structure

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Regulatory Stringency, Green Production Offsets and Organizations' Financial Performance

Public Administration Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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environmental regulation, environmental performance, financial performance, environmental efficiency, regulatory stringency, innovation

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What the Federal Government can do to Encourage Green Production

IBM Center for the Business of Government, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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Green production, product labeling, environmental policy, environmental benefits

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Strategic Alliances for Environmental Protection

FACILITATING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION: A MULTISTAKEHOLDER PERSPECTIVE, pp. 233-246, J. Sarkis, J. Cordeiro, D. Brust Vazquez, eds., Springer, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2010
Haiying Lin and Nicole Darnall
University of Waterloo and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 137 (206,859)
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Strategic Alliances, Alliance Formation, Environmental Performance, Resource-Based View, Institutional Theory

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Is ISO 14001 a Gateway to More Advanced Voluntary Action? The Case of Green Supply Chain Management

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Toshi H. Arimura, Nicole Darnall and Hajime Katayama
Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and Waseda University - School of Commerce
Downloads 135 (209,317)

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Voluntary Actions, Positive Spillover, Environmental Management Systems, ISO 14001, Green Supply Chain Management, Government Assistance Programs, Environmental Impacts, Discrete Choice Model, Endogeneity

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Environmental Policy Tools & Firm-Level Management Practices in the United States

OECD Working Paper
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 18 Nov 2007
Nicole Darnall and Alexi Pavlichev
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and North Carolina State University - Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Downloads 131 (214,476)
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environmental management, environmental management system, environmental strategy, financial performance, survey

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Greener and Cleaner? The Signaling Accuracy of U.S. Voluntary Environmental Programs

Policy Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 2-3, pp. 71-90, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall and JoAnn Carmin
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Downloads 97 (266,017)
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Which Corporate Sustainability Activities are Associated with Greater Financial Payoffs?

Kurapatskie B & Darnall N. 2013. Which corporate sustainability activities associated with greater financial payoffs? Business Strategy and the Environment, 11(1), 49-61.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Brent Kurapatskie and Nicole Darnall
George Mason University - Environmental Science & Public Policy and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 91 (277,165)

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corporate sustainability, financial performance, environmental performance, sustainability performance, lower-order sustainability activities, higher-order sustainability activities

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Averting Environmental Justice Claims? The Role of Environmental Management Systems

Public Administration Review, Vol, 70, No. 3, pp. 422-433, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Daniel Edwards and Nicole Darnall
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 81 (297,803)
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Environmental justice, environmental equity, collaborative environmental governance, ISO 14001, EMS, environmental regulation

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Involving the Public: When are Surveys and Stakeholder Interviews Most Effective?

Review of Policy Research, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 581-594, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Nicole Darnall and G. Jason Jolley
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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public involvement, survey, interview, decision-making, comparative risk assessment, environmental planning, environmental policy

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The Design & Rigor of U.S. Voluntary Environmental Programs: Results from the Vep Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies and Planning, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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voluntary environmental program, program design, administrative requirements, free-riding, monitoring, environmental performance

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Stakeholder Involvement in the Design of U.S. Voluntary Environmental Programs: Does Sponsorship Matter?

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 527-543, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
JoAnn Carmin, Nicole Darnall and joao mil-homens
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 70 (323,759)
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stakeholder involvement, voluntary environmental programs, program sponsor, program design, stakeholder diversity, stakeholder intensity

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Sponsorship Matters: Assessing Business Participation in Government- and Industry-Sponsored Voluntary Environmental Programs

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 283-307, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Nicole Darnall, Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, University of California, Santa Barbara and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
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Two are Better than One: The Link between Management Systems and Business Performance

Business, Strategy and the Environment, DOI: 10.1002/bse.1864, © 2015 Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Vera Ferrón-Vílchez and Nicole Darnall
University of Granada and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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Quality Management System, Environmental Management System, Business Performance, Complementary Capabilities, Strategic Value, ISO 14001, Financial Performance, Sustainability Strategy

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Business as a Collaborative Partner: Understanding Firms' Socio-Political Support for Policy Formation

Public Administration Review, 2016, 76(2): 326-337.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Younsung Kim and Nicole Darnall
George Mason University- Department of Environmental Science and Policy & Schar School of Policy and Government and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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Collaborative governance, Business-government collaboration, Business-government partnership, Policy formation, Social support, Political activity, Socio-political support, Climate change

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Third-Party Certification, Sponsorship and Consumers’ Ecolabel Use

Journal of Business Ethics, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-016-3138-2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Nicole Darnall, Hyunjung Ji and Diego Vazquez-Brust
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, University of Alabama- Department of Political Science and Cardiff University - ESRC funded centre for Business, Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS)
Downloads 52 (375,152)
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Ecolabel, Environmental label, Ecolabel sponsor, Consumer perceptions, Ecolabel credibility, Third-party certification, Verification

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Alternative and Nonregulatory Approaches to Environmental Governance

Hsueh L & Darnall N. 2017. Alternative and nonregulatory approaches to environmental governance. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 1-7. DOI: 10.1093/jopart/muw042
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Lily Hsueh and Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
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nonregulatory environmental governance, environmental policy, nonregulatory approach, alternative environmental governance, environmental governance

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Stakeholder Influences on the Design of Firms’ Environmental Practices

Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.10.129
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
University of Granada, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
Downloads 39 (420,976)
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Stakeholder theory, Environmental practices, Comprehensiveness, Visibility, Environmental monitoring, Environmental certification

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Assessing Integrated Pest Management Adoption: Measurement Problems and Policy Implications

Springer, Environmental Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Molly Puente, Nicole Darnall and Rebecca E. Forkner
North Carolina State University, Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and George Mason University - Environmental Science & Public Policy
Downloads 37 (429,126)
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integrated pest management, environmental decision making, sustainable agriculture, components of adoption, assistance programs, ecosystem management

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All Are Not Created Equal: Assessing the Design Features of Local Sustainability Programs

Forthcoming, Ji H & Darnall N., All are not created equal: assessing the design features of local sustainability programs. Public Management Review. DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2017.1293147
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 May 2017
Hyunjung Ji and Nicole Darnall
University of Alabama- Department of Political Science and Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
Downloads 27 (473,920)

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sustainability strategy, sustainability programs, program design, local government, sustainability issues, policy instruments

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Can Ecolabels Influence Firms’ Sustainability Strategy and Stakeholder Behavior?

Darnall N & Aragón-Correa JA. 2014. Can ecolabels influence firms’ sustainability strategy and stakeholder behaviors? Organization & Environment 27(4), 319-327. DOI: 10.1177/1086026614562963
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Nicole Darnall and J. Alberto Aragon-Correa
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability and University of Surrey - Surrey Business School
Downloads 19 (518,294)
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ecolabels, stakeholders, environmental information, certification, collaboration

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The Institutional Design of Ecolabels: Sponsorship Signals Rule Strength

Darnall N., Ji H., Potoski M. The institutional design of ecolabels: Sponsorship signals rule strength. Regulation & Governance. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Nicole Darnall, Hyunjung Ji and Matthew Potoski
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, University of Alabama- Department of Political Science and University of California, Santa Barbara
Downloads 13 (553,183)
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ecolabel, design, ecolabel sponsor, environmental performance standards, monitoring and conformance

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Adopting Proactive Environmental Strategy: The Influence of Stakeholders and Firm Size

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 6, pp. 1072-1094, September 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Nicole Darnall, Irene Henriques and Perry Sadorsky
Arizona State University - School of Sustainability, York University - Schulich School of Business and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 2 (626,701)
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