Defining best practice carbon management in an Australian context

Wade, B., Dargusch, P. and Griffiths, A. (2014) Defining best practice carbon management in an Australian context. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 21 1: 52-64. doi:10.1080/14486563.2013.841597

Author Wade, B.
Dargusch, P.
Griffiths, A.
Title Defining best practice carbon management in an Australian context
Journal name Australasian Journal of Environmental Management   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1448-6563
Publication date 2014-01-02
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/14486563.2013.841597
Open Access Status
Volume 21
Issue 1
Start page 52
End page 64
Total pages 13
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Language eng
Subject 3305 Geography, Planning and Development
2308 Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
Abstract The adoption of the Clean Energy Legislative Package by the Australian Government has created a 'jolt' to the environmental compliance requirements of many of Australia's largest firms. The way these Australian organisations adapt to the introduction of a price on carbon is yet to be seen. Impacted organisations will experience both risks and opportunities that, dependent on their management choices, may affect their profitability and potential to create a competitive advantage. This paper argues that the adoption of a set of attributes, defined herein as Best Practice Carbon Management (BPCM), may facilitate the adaptation of firms to the introduced emissions trading scheme. The implications for carbon management, firm carbon strategy and further research are also discussed.
Keyword Adaptation
Climate change
Strategic management
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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