Enabling carbon markets: carbon accounting, benchmarking and disclosure 2008-2010

Doda, Baran (2019). Enabling carbon markets: carbon accounting, benchmarking and disclosure 2008-2010. [Data Collection]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Service. 10.5255/UKDA-SN-853652

We consider the ways that carbon markets can be better supported: for example, through new forms of carbon accounting that allow investors and other stakeholders to engage in new forms of private or market-based carbon governance. In particular, we analysed the extent to which market activities allow meaningful benchmarks of corporate performance on climate change. The project yielded one peer-reviewed publication which studies the quantitative impact of corporate carbon management practices on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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The project resulted in one peer-reviewed publication which used secondary data from three proprietary sources, as detailed below. The computer code associated with the paper's results has been archived. The section titled “Research Approach, Data and Methodology”, specifically Tables 1, 2 and 3, in Doda et al (2016) provides a detailed description of the variables and the source for each variable.

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Creator NameEmailAffiliationORCID (as URL)
Doda, Baranl.b.doda@lse.ac.ukLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceUnspecified
Sponsors: Economic and Social Research Council
Grant reference: ES/G021694/1
Topic classification: Economics
Trade, industry and markets
Keywords: environmental management, business management, greenhouse gases
Project title: Project 4c: Enabling carbon markets: carbon accounting, benchmarking and disclosure
Grant holders: Judith Rees, Simon Dietz, Andrew Gouldson, Leonard Smith, Nicholas Stern, Jouni Paavola
Project dates:
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1 October 200830 September 2013
Date published: 30 Apr 2019 14:54
Last modified: 12 Sep 2019 10:46

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