Wildy Logo
(020) 7242 5778

Book of the Month

Cover of Sources of English Legal History: Public Law to 1750

Sources of English Legal History: Public Law to 1750

Price: £150.00

Lord Denning: Life, Law and Legacy


Welcome to Wildys


NEW EDITION Pre-order Mortgage Receivership: Law and Practice

 Stephanie Tozer, Cecily Crampin, Tricia Hemans
Practical guidance to relevant law & procedure

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Harnessing Foreign Investment to Promote Environmental Protection: Incentives and Safeguards

Edited by: Pierre-Marie Jorge E. Vinuales (Edi Dupuy

ISBN13: 9781107030770
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £105.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781316500576

Despatched in 3 to 5 days.

Harnessing Foreign Investment to Promote Environmental Protection investigates the main challenges facing the implementation of environmental protection and the synergies between foreign investment and environmental protection. Adopting legal, economic and political perspectives, the contributing authors analyse the various incentives which encourage foreign investment into pro-environment projects (such as funds, project-finance, market mechanisms, payments-for-ecosystem services and insurance) and the safeguards against its potentially harmful effects (investment regulation, CSR and accountability mechanisms, contracts and codes of conduct).

International Investment Law
Introductory observations Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales

Part I. Protecting the Environment in the XXI Century: The Role of the Private Sector:
1. International Environmental Law: looking at the past to shape the future Pierre-Marie Dupuy
2. The private sector and the challenge of implementation Francesco Francioni
3. The political environment of environmental law Urs Luterbacher
4. The applicability of international environmental law to private enterprises Sandrine Maljean-Dubois and Vanessa Richard
5. Economics of green economies: investment in green growth and how it works Timothy Swanson and Shaun Larcom

Part II. Foreign Investment and Environmental Protection: Incentives:
6. Key instruments of private environmental finance: funds, project finance and market mechanisms Magnus Jesko Langer
7. The potential of international climate change law to mobilise low-carbon foreign direct investment Daniel M. Firger
8. Channelling investment into biodiversity conservation: ABS and PES schemes Riccardo Pavoni
9. The role of insurance risk transfer in encouraging climate investment in developing countries Swenja Surminski
10. Trade-related incentives: the international negotiations over environmental goods and services Konstantina Athanasakou

Part III. Foreign Investment and Environmental Protection: Safeguards:
11. The environmental regulation of foreign investment schemes under international law Jorge E. Vinuales
12. From corporate social responsibility to accountability mechanisms Elisa Morgera
13. Beyond law as tools: foreign investment projects and the contractualisation of environmental protection Natasha Affolder
14. Socially responsible investing through voluntary codes Benjamin J. Richardson
15. The enforcement of environmental norms in investment treaty arbitration Zachary Douglas

Concluding observations Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales.