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State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
Sustainability coffee certification in India. Perceptions and practices
P.G. Chengappa / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
Certification programs has been employed in many agricultural products as a means to encourage and communicate compliance with standards associated with various attributes, such as organic, fair-trade, GMO free, and eco-friendly, amon...
Promoting conservation in India by greening coffee
K. Rich / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
The Indian coffee sector is at an important transition point, increasingly stuck in the middle between quality and value segments of the market. A potential niche for India is in the development of eco-friendly (green) coffees, levera...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
Why the unemployment rate is a misleading indicator of labor market health in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper argues that unemployment rate is a poor indicator of the cyclical performance of labour market, where it focuses attention on the plight of the well-off, not those who are the most vulnerable to poor labour market condition...
Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa: a slippery slope?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Over the next decade, at least 12 African nations will become major oil exporters. This paper attempts to model the likely interaction between political dynamics and windfall oil rents in a number of soon-to-be oil-dependent economies...
California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
Is tourism Haiti’s magic bullet: an empirical treatment of Haiti’s tourism potential
A.R. Kolbe; K. Brookes; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2013
This study highlights some of the challenges facing tourism in Haiti. The paper notes that the Haitian government has elevated tourism to the top of its development agenda, yet prospects for success are uncertain. The paper ind...
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State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
Sustainability coffee certification in India. Perceptions and practices
P.G. Chengappa / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
Certification programs has been employed in many agricultural products as a means to encourage and communicate compliance with standards associated with various attributes, such as organic, fair-trade, GMO free, and eco-friendly, amon...
Promoting conservation in India by greening coffee
K. Rich / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014
The Indian coffee sector is at an important transition point, increasingly stuck in the middle between quality and value segments of the market. A potential niche for India is in the development of eco-friendly (green) coffees, levera...
Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
Getting down to business: lessons from the African Peer Review Mechanism
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its multi-pronged inquiry, it devotes a great deal of attention to investigating corpo...
‘Good Citizens’: corporate social responsibility in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) provide a unique lens through which CSR application in Africa...
Why the unemployment rate is a misleading indicator of labor market health in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper argues that unemployment rate is a poor indicator of the cyclical performance of labour market, where it focuses attention on the plight of the well-off, not those who are the most vulnerable to poor labour market condition...
Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa: a slippery slope?
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
Over the next decade, at least 12 African nations will become major oil exporters. This paper attempts to model the likely interaction between political dynamics and windfall oil rents in a number of soon-to-be oil-dependent economies...
Is tourism Haiti’s magic bullet: an empirical treatment of Haiti’s tourism potential
A.R. Kolbe; K. Brookes; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2013
This study highlights some of the challenges facing tourism in Haiti. The paper notes that the Haitian government has elevated tourism to the top of its development agenda, yet prospects for success are uncertain. The paper ind...
Revamping artisanal gold mining in Zimbabwe to catalyse poverty reduction
O. Bello; M. Bybee / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
This briefing discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by theartisanal (small-scale) gold mining sector in Zimbabwe. It reflects on the measures needed to promote artisanal miners’ contribution to sustainable develop...
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California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
CDP
CDP holds a large collection globally of self reported climate change, water and forest-risk data. The organisation aims to transform the way the world does business to prevent dangerous climate change and protect our natural resources.
Œconomica
Journal published by the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the 'Danubius' University from Gala?i, Romania.
HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal is a university business school.
World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute)
The World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute) is a facility for research, consultation and development in the areas of development co-operation, humanitarian relief and non-profit management.
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and upscales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running multinationals, civil society organisations, governments and other stakeholders. Through convening public and private interests, strengths and knowledge, IDH programs help make sustainability the new norm and deliver impact on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8.
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
The Verified Carbon Standard is a greenhouse gas accounting programme used by projects around the world to verify and issue carbon credits in voluntary markets.
ephemera
ephemera is an independent journal, supported by the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London.
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