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Improving Environmental Performance:

Next Generation Compliance Tools, Theory, and Practice

 

Innovating environmental compliance assurance

Novel insights and approaches from social sciences

 

April 21 & 22, 2015

Location: Erasmus University

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

3062 PA  Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

Sponsors:

  • Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate, the Netherlands
  • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Cosponsors:

  • George Washington University Law School Environment and Energy Law Program
  • US Environmental Inspection Agency
  • VIDE
  • International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement INECE

Tuesday April 21

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm             Registration

 

3:00 – 5:00 pm             Workshop one: Regulation as a learning system

 

Moderator:                    Chris Dijkens,  Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate

 

Papers presentations:      Reviewing the value of mandatory certification and testing arrangements for safety and health, Linda Drupsteen, TNO

                                  

Learning in regulation, Ernst van Bemmelen van Gent, Haagse Hogeschool

 

Assessing Climate Change MRV initiatives in Latin America: Bridging theory and practice, Belen Olmos Giupponi, University of Stirling

 

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm             Walking network dinner

 

6:30 – 8:30 pm             Key note session: Compiance and enforcement across borders

 

Moderator:                    Campbell Gemmell, University of South Australia, University of Glasgow

 

                                   Key note speakers:

 

                                   Michael Faure, University of Maastricht

 

                                   Lee Paddock, George Washington University, Washington DC                             

 

Annetje Ottow, University of Utrecht

          

Muel Kaptein, Erasmus University

 

Wednesday April 22

 

9:00 – 9:30 am             Registration

 

9:30 – 10:30 am                       Welcome and plenary opening addresses

 

                                   Campbell Gemmell, University of South Australia, University of Glasgow, Day Chair

 

                                   Roeland Nieuwenboer, Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate

                       

                                   Martin de Bree, Erasmus University

 

                                   Chris Dijkens, co-chair of INECE

 

Concise evaluation of yesterday's workshop & preview coming workshops

Campbell Gemmell, Canopus Consutling, University of South Australia, University of Glasgow

 

10:30 – 12:30 am         Parallel workshop two:                        Ethical behaviour

 

Moderator:                    Niek Hogervorst, RSM Erasmus University

 

Papers presentations:      Improving industrial safety culture, Maarten de Hoog, DCMR Milieudienst Rijnmond

                                  

Moral messages, compliance by fairness, Han de Haas, Provincie Noord-Brabant

 

Trust based supervision, Rob van Dorp, Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate

 

Exploring the value of process safety culture for law enforcement in major hazards industries, Robert Bezemer, TNO

 

10:30 – 12:30 am         Parallel workshop three:         Interventions

 

Moderator:                    Karin van Wingerde, Erasmus University Law School

 

Papers presentations:      Sanction Mapping: A tool for fine-tuning regulatory intervention strategies, Grant Pink, University of New England, Armidale

                                  

Developing the quality of new safety legislation in the Netherlands, Robert Mout, DCMR Milieudienst Rijnmond

 

How companies govern and comply with a diversity of public and private rules, including self-regulation, Edith van Bellen-Weijnen, University of Utrecht

 

The Influence of Citizen Environmental Complaints on Regulatory Administrative Sanctions for Industrial Pollution Control in India, Keerthi Kiran Bandru, Humboldt University Berlin

 

12:30 – 1:30 pm                       Lunchbreak

 

1:30 – 3:30 pm             Parallel workshop four:                       Self-regulation and self-policing

 

Moderator:                    Sharon Oded, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

 

Papers presentations:      Gathering information under compliance mechanisms, Zerrin Savasan, Selcuk University, Selçuklu, Konya, Turkey

                                  

Supervision; dare to change, Paul Meerman Omgevingsdienst Midden- en West Brabant

 

Global Pollutant and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting– Complexity and Implications for Multinational Corporations, Jonathan Nwagbaraocha, Xerox Corporation

 

Development of Alberta’s oil sands: The Fort McKay First Nation’s perspective on environmental management, Ryan Abel, Fort McKay Sustainability Department and David Spink, Pravid Environmental Inc.

 

1:30 – 3:30 pm             Parallel workshop five:                       Smart Instruments for Public Law Enforcers

 

Moderator:                    Grant Pink, University of New England, Armidale

 

Papers presentations:      Wrangling The Human Right to Water Compliance in Ghana, Benjamin Asante, University of Utrecht

                                  

Evidence by sampling and analyzing in criminal cases of transboundary shipments of ordinary wastes. Sijmen Roosma, Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate

 

Improving Environmental Compliance in China through Intensive Top-Down Verification of Emission Reductions, Xuehua Zhang, Sichuan University

Chengdu, China

 

Consolidation and unification of environmental risk management plans in unconventional gas, Chris Cuff, C&R Consulting

 

3:30 – 4:00 pm             Plenary conclusions and closure – Day Chair

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm             Refreshments