Selected Articles

Ira Feldman & John Dernbach, “The ABA Embraces Sustainability – from the Earth Summit to Rio+20 and Beyond,” International Law News, Winter 2015.

Richard Field & Ira Feldman, “The United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda,” International Law News, Winter 2015.

John Dernbach, Lee DeHihns & Ira Feldman, “The Growing Importance of Sustainability to Lawyers and the ABA,” ABA-SEER Trends, July 2013.

Ira Feldman, “Book Review: ISO 26000: The Business Guide to the New Standard on Social Responsibility, by Lars Moratis and Timo Cochiius,” ISSP Insights, Nov. 2012, reprinted in Greenleaf Publishing blog, Oct. 11, 2012.

Ira Feldman, “Rio+20: The Summary of All Summaries,” An edited synthesis of Rio+20 reports and commentary prepared for ISSP, June 2012.

Ira Feldman, “ISO Standards, Environmental Management Systems and Ecosystem Services” chapter in: Djordje Pinter & Uwe Schubert (editors), Wirtschaft – Gesellschaft – Natur, Ansätze zu einem zukunftsfähigen Wirtschaften, Metropolis Verlag, Marburg Germany, May 2011, reprinted in Environmental Quality Management, Spring 2012.

Ira Feldman, Marsha Willard, et al., “Competencies for Sustainability Professionals,” ISSP report, 2010, reprinted in Environmental Quality Management, Fall 2010.

Ira Feldman, “Business & Industry: Transitioning to Sustainability” chapter in J. Dernbach (ed.), Agenda for a Sustainable America, Island Press/ELI, 2009.

Peter Soyka, Mark Bateman & Ira Feldman, “Environmental Investing Practices in Europe: A Harbinger of Future U.S. Best Practices?” chapter in R. Taylor Mancuso (ed.), Environmental Cost Management, Nova, 2009.

Ira Feldman & Joshua Kahan, “Last to the Party: The Hill Takes Up Climate Change Adaptation,” 11 Climate Change, Sustainable Development & Ecosystems (ABA/SEER Committee) 1, August 2008.

Ira Feldman & Sarah Jensen, “Preparing for the Day After Tomorrow: Frameworks for Climate Change Adaptation,” 8 Sustainable Development Law & Policy 61, Fall 2007.

Ira Feldman & Richard Blaustein, “Ecosystem Services as a Framework for Law and Policy,” 37 Environmental Law Reporter 10756, October 2007.

Ira Feldman & Adam Saslow, “Sorting Tools: Enhancing Environmental Performance,” summary and synthesis report prepared for Multistate Working Group on Environmental Performance, proceedings of a February 2005 event at Pace Law School, November 2007.

Ira Feldman & Adam Saslow, “Sustainability Assessment: West Virginia,” report prepared for the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, commissioned by the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), February 2005.

Ira Feldman,  “The Stakeholder Convergence: Enhanced Public Participation and Sustainable Business Practices,” chapter in C. Bruch (ed.), The New Public: the Globalization of Public Participation. (ELI, 2002), updated and reprinted in 33 Environmental Law Reporter (ELR) 10495, July 2003.

Ira Feldman & Douglas Weinfield. “Understanding the Emergence of Environmental Management Systems: Policy, Regulatory, and Management Uses of the EMS Framework.”  Trends (ABA Environmental Section), January 2002.

Ira Feldman & Douglas Weinfield. “Environmental Management Systems: Policy, Regulatory, and Management Implications of EMS and Related Standards,” chapter in M. Gerrard (ed.), Environmental Law, Matthew Bender, 2001.

Ira Feldman  “Environmental Management Systems and Public Policy: The ‘Major Country’ Report,” (report prepared for the Government of Jamaica and USAID), January 2000.

Ira Feldman,  “The Inevitability of Multidisciplinary Practice,” Environmental Law & Practice, Fall 1999.

Ira Feldman & Michelle Wyman, “Environmental Management Systems and Regulatory Substitution in Bavaria,” International Environmental Systems Update, November 1998.

Ira Feldman, “ISO 14000 Can Underpin a New ‘Dual Track’ Regulatory System,” Environmental Business. Journal, January 1997, reprinted in FELSEF Journal, January 1999.

Ira Feldman,  “The Future of Environmental Management,” introductory chapter in T. Tibor & I. Feldman (eds.), Implementing ISO 14000  (McGraw Hill 1997).

Tom Tibor & Ira Feldman (contributing eds.) Implementing ISO 14000: A Practical, Comprehensive Guide to the ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards  (McGraw Hill 1997).

Ira Feldman, “Beyond Compliance: Escape from Command and Control,” chapter in J. Cascio, ISO 14000 Handbook (CEEM and ASQC 1996) at 402.

Ira Feldman, “What is the Relationship Between ‘Micro’ and ‘Macro’ Performance Indicators?” International Environmental Systems Update, August 1996.

Ira Feldman, “ISO 14000: A Component of a Management Systems Alternative to ‘Command and Control’ Regulation,” Environmental Forum (Environmental Law Institute), November 1995.

Ira Feldman & Michael Schiavo, “Non-Mandatory Pollution Reduction: Moving Beyond Command & Control,” in National Environmental Policy Institute (NEPI), Reinventing the Vehicle for Environmental Management (1995).

Tom Tibor, & Ira Feldman. “ISO 14000 and the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme,” European Community Marketing Guide (1995).

Tom Tibor &  Ira Feldman.  ISO 14000: A Guide to the New Environmental Management Standards (Irwin 1995).

Ira Feldman and Michael Schiavo, “A Private Road to Environmental Excellence: The Working of Green Track,” Corporate Environmental Strategy, Summer 1995.

Ira Feldman and Michael Schiavo, “Developing an Environmental Excellence Program: Lessons Learned from the Environmental Leadership Program,” Total Quality Environmental Management, Summer 1995.

Ira Feldman and Michael Schiavo, “EPA’s Environmental Leadership Pilot Projects,” in J. Willig (ed.) Auditing for Environmental Quality Leadership (Wiley 1995).

Ira Feldman and Michael Schiavo, “Incentives and Certainty: EPA Introduces New Audit Policy,” SONREEL News (ABA), May-June 1995.

Gordon Davidson and Ira Feldman.  “The Greening of Corporate America.”  Legal Times (special report), April 17, 1995.

Ira Feldman and Michael Schiavo, “Environmental Leadership: EPA’s Beyond Compliance Program,” in Environmental Auditing Handbook, (Executive Enterprises 1994), reprinted in Total Quality Environmental Management, May 1994.