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Carbon Taxes and Carbon Right Costs Analysis for the Tire Industry

Wen-Hsien Tsai ()
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Wen-Hsien Tsai: Department of Business Administration, National Central University, Jhongli, Taoyuan 32001, Taiwan

Energies, 2018, vol. 11, issue 8, 1-22

Abstract: As enterprises are the major perpetrators of global climate change, concerns about global warming, climate change, and global greenhouse gas emissions continue to attract attention, and have become international concerns. The tire industry, which is a high-pollution, high-carbon emission industry, is facing pressure to reduce its carbon emissions. Thus, carbon prices and carbon trading have become issues of global importance. In order to solve this environmental problem, the purpose of this paper is to combine mathematical programming, Theory of Constraints (TOC), and Activity-Based Costing (ABC) to formulate the green production decision model with carbon taxes and carbon right costs, in order to achieve the optimal product mix decision under various constraints. This study proposes three different scenario models with carbon taxes and carbon right used to evaluate the effect on profit of changes in carbon tax rates.

Keywords: Activity-Based Costing (ABC); carbon emissions; tire industry; carbon trading; mathematical programming (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q Q0 Q4 Q40 Q41 Q42 Q43 Q47 Q48 Q49 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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