Voluntary Programs for Low-Carbon Building and City Transformations

Project publications

The following publications have resulted directly from this research project.

Books & bookchapters

  1. Jeroen van der Heijden (forthcoming 2015) Urban Sustainability and Resilience. IN: Peter Drahos. (Ed) Regulation, Institutions and Networks. Canberra: ANU Press.

  2. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Governance for sustainability and resilience: Responding to climate change and the relevance of the built environment. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

  3. Peer reviewed journal articles

  4. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) What roles are there for government in voluntary environmental programs? Environmental Policy and Governance, 25(5), 303-315

  5. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) On the potential of voluntary environmental programmes for the built environment: A critical analysis of LEED Journal of Housing & the Built Environment,30(4), 553-567

  6. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) The role of government in voluntary environmental programs: A fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis Public Administration, 93(3), 576-592

  7. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) Interacting state and non-state actors in hybrid settings of public service delivery Administration & Society, 47(2), 99-121

  8. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) Regulatory failures, split-incentives, conflicting interests and a vicious circle of blame: The New Environmental Governance to the rescue?  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 58(6), 1034-1057

  9. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) What "works" in environmental policy-design? Lessons from experiments in the Australian and Dutch building sectors Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 17(1), 44-64

  10. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) Voluntary programmes for building retrofits: opportunities, performance and challenges Building Research & Information, 43(2), 170-184

  11. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) What role is there for the state in contemporary governance? Insights from the Dutch building sector Recht der Werkelijkheid, 35(3), 12-31

  12. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Experimentation in policy design: insights from the building sector Policy Sciences, 47(3) 249-266

  13. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) Is new governance the silver bullet? Insights from the Australian buildings sector Urban Policy and Research, 31(4), 453-471

  14. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) Voluntary environmental governance arrangements in the Australian building sector Australian Journal of Political Science, 48 (3), 349-365

  15. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) Greening the building sector: Roles for building surveyors Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, 2 (1), 24-32

  16. Jeroen van der Heijden (2012) Voluntary environmental governance arrangements Environmental Politics, 21 (3), 486-509

  17. Other journal articles

  18. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Greening the building sector: Surveyors as change agents RICS Journal, 2014(May/June), 18-20

  19. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Greening the building sector: Much talk, little walk RICS Journal, 2014(March/April), 10-12

  20. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) Win-Win-Win? Promises of and limitations to voluntarily greening the building sector Construction, Infrastructure, Architecture , Aug-Sep 2013, 80-85

  21. Conference and working papers

  22. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) What type of voluntary environmental programmes are effective in a city context, and why? An international fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA). Earth Systems Governance Conference 2015, Canberra, Australia: ESG

  23. Sara Wilkinson, Jeroen van der Heijden and Sarah Sayce (2015) Hybrid governance instruments for built environment sustainability and resilience: A comparative perspective COBRA 2015, Sydney, Australia: COBRA

  24. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) What design condition affect the outcomes of voluntary environmental programs, and how? A fuzzy-set analysis of 35 cases from Australia, the Netherlands and the United States.  European Consortium for Political Research General Conference 2014 Glasgow, UK: ECPR (organiser and chair of double panel on environmental governance)

  25. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Zooming in on regulatory intermediaries: The impact of non-state regulators on sustainable building practice.  The Institutional Foundations of Capitalism, SASE 2014 Conference Chicago, USA: SASE

  26. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) How to get grandpa  moving? Understanding the potential of non-coercive governance in achieving urban sustainability Access and Allocation in the Anthropocene, Earth Systems Governance 2014 Conference, Norwich, UK: ESG

  27. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Legal empowerment from the middle-out: Empowering the urban poor in India. Power, Regulation and Empowerment in China and Indonesia Semarang, Indonesia: Diponegoro University/Leiden University - invited paper (invitation from Prof Benjamin van Rooij)

  28. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) Whatever happened to the State in the shift from government to governance? Unpacking 41 governance arrangements in Australia, India, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore and the USA  Dutch Socio-Legal Scholarship Association (VSR) Oegstgeest, Netherlands: VSR - invited paper (invitation from Prof Peter Machini)

  29. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) The role of the State in new governance: reinventing government ... again? LSA2013 Annual Meeting Boston, USA: LSA (organiser of double panel on environmental governance)

  30. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) Looking Forward and Sideways: Trajectories of New Governance Theory Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-04 Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam

  31. Jeroen van der Heijden (2012) Exploring the Emergence of Voluntary Environmental Governance Arrangements: Insights from the Australian Buildings Sector 4th Biennial ECPR Standing Group for Regulatory Governance Conference Exeter, UK: ECPR

  32. Jeroen van der Heijden (2012) New Governance Arrangements in the Australian Buildings Sector: A Story of Limited Success LSA2012 Annual Meeting Honolulu, USA: LSA (organiser of panel on environmental governance)

  33. Jeroen van der Heijden (2011) Voluntary regulatory regimes in environmental governance: a review LSA2011 Annual Meeting San Francisco, USA: LSA (organiser of panel on enviornmental governance)

  34. Media attention

  35. 8 January 2015: Cities need innovative governance tools and brave politicians to combat climate change The Fifth Estate (opinion piece on major Australian opinion website)

  36. 19 December 2014: Making cities better: voluntary programs aren't enough The Conversation US (opinion piece on major US opinion website)

  37. 17 December 2014: Urban sustainability: Australian cities leading the world … for now The Independent Australia (opinion piece on major Australian opinion website)

  38. 28 November 2014: Open Mumbai: how PK Das set out to map the city's slums The Guardian (opinion piece on UK newspaper website)

  39. 4 April2014: Green Star not shining in the 'burbs Timber+ DESIGN online (opinion piece on business opinion website)

  40. 2 April 2014: Benchmarking building performance: what can we learn from LEED? The Fifth Estate (opinion piece on major Australian opinion website)

  41. 19 March 2014: Green building revolution? Only in high-end new CBD offices The Conversation (opinion piece on Australia's leading opinion website)

  42. 19 March 2014: Voluntary action for sustainable and resilient cities won't be enough The Independent Australia (opinion piece on major Australian opinion website)

  43. 12 December 2013: Towards truly sustainable cities 2SER 107.3fm (invited opinion, 2SER Radio, Australia)

  44. 6 December 2013: Towards truly sustainable cities: Stop being soft on old buildings The Conversation (opinion piece on Australia's leading opinion website)

  45. Summer 2012: Sustainable development: Breaking down the barriers The Australian Building Surveyor 2012(Summer), 12-14 (interview, Australian practitioner journal)

  46. 5 November 2012: The role of sustainable buildings SBS Radio (invited opinion, SBS Radio, Australia)