Terry Fowler

Daily Archives: November 11, 2011

Voluntary Initiatives: The New Politics of Corporate Greening

The word voluntary sounds simple enough. If a company or an industry undertakes to reduce its output of toxic waste voluntarily, it means the deed is done without pressure from the outside, such as fines or legal sanctions. But the distinction between voluntarism and coercion is a murky one, as Voluntary Initiatives illustrates. Continue reading