Stefan Renckens

Ph.D. Candidate; Advisor: Benjamin Cashore

Selected Publications


Renckens, Stefan, 2013. “The Basel Convention, US Politics, and the Emergence of Non-State E-Waste Recycling Certification” International Environmental Agreements DOI: 10.1007/s10784-013-9220-7

Kanie, Norichika, Peter M. Haas, Steinar Andresen, Graeme Auld, Benjamin Cashore, Pamela S. Chasek, Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira, Stefan Renckens, Olav Schram Stokke, Casey Stevens, Stacy D. VanDeveer and Masahiko Iguchi, 2013. “Green Pluralism. Lessons for Improved Environmental Governance in the 21st Century” Environment 55(5): 14-30.

Auld, Graeme, Cristina Balboa, Laura Bozzi, Benjamin Cashore, and Stefan Renckens, 2010. “Can Technological Innovations Foster Non-State Global Governance?”, Business and Politics, 12(3): Article 9.  

Renckens, Stefan, 2008. “Yes, We Will! Voluntarism in U.S. E-Waste Governance”, Review of European Community and International Environmental Law, 17:3, pp. 286-299.


Auld, Graeme, Benjamin Cashore and Stefan Renckens, (forthcoming 2013). “Governance Components in Private Regulation: Implications for Legitimacy, Authority and Effectiveness.” In Kanie, Norichika, Steinar Andresen and Peter M. Haas (eds), Improving Global Environmental Governance: Best Practices for Architecture and Agency. London/New York, NY: Routledge.

Cashore, Benjamin, Graeme Auld, and Stefan Renckens, 2011. “The Impact of Private, Industry, and Transnational Civil Society Regulation and Their Interaction with Official Regulation”. In Parker, Christine and Vibeke Nielsen (eds), Explaining Compliance: Business Responses to Regulation. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 343-376.  

Renckens, Stefan, 2004. “Een Existentiële Kijk op Genocide” (“An Existential Perspective on Genocide”). In Reychler, Luc, Stefaan Calmeyn, Jos De la Haye, Katrien Hertog and Stefan Renckens, De Volgende Genocide (The Next Genocide). Leuven: Leuven University Press. (Dutch only)


Reychler, Luc, Stefan Renckens, Katrijn Coppens, and Nikos Manaras, 2008. A Codebook for Evaluating Peace Agreements.  Leuven: Cahiers of the Center for Peace Research and Strategic Studies, Department of Political Science, Vol. 83, 151 p.  

Renckens, Stefan, 2007. Transnational Corporations as Constructive Agents in Conflict Prevention and Sustainable Peace Building. Leuven: Cahiers of the Center for Peace Research and Strategic Studies, Department of Political Science, Vol. 78, 69 p.


Auld, Graeme, Stefan Renckens and Benjamin Cashore. “Transnational Private Governance between the Logics of Empowerment and Control” Regulation & Governance (Revise and Resubmit)

Auld, Graeme and Stefan Renckens. “It’s Time to Certify: Explaining Variation in the Duration of Marine Stewardship Council Fisheries Certification” Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) June 27-29, 2013, Milan, Italy.