Carbon Credits: Promoting Sustainable Development or Trading in Pollution?

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Case Code : BECG095
Case Length : 16 Pages
Period : 2005-2009
Pub Date : 2009
Teaching Note :Not Available
Organization : -
Industry : Carbon Trading
Countries : Global

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