Voluntary schemes not an alternative to regulation
Voluntary approaches to protect the environment have failed, according to the RSPB after a review of more than 150 schemes across several business sectors.The conservation group undertook the study to fill what it says is a lack of evidence on the value of regulation for protecting the environment. More than 80% of schemes it assessed performed poorly
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