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Extra judicial mechanisms for addressing human rights violations by business
Rees C. / John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 2008
There is a growing body of extrajudicial grievance mechanisms in the business and human rights arena to which complainants can take their concerns. This paper aims to provide an assessment of some of the strengths and weaknesses of a ...
How globalisation in agribusiness is affecting South Asian farmers
S. Sigh / Make Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International 2007
This paper reviews the nature, profile and functioning of South Asia’s agribusiness sector which has been undergoing rapid changes in the wake of globalisation. Its principal focus is the impact of agribusiness corporations, sup...
How to organise board composition to achieve responsible corporate governance?
S. Ayuso; A. Argandona / IESE Business School, University of Navarra 2007
This paper explores the question of how to organise board composition in order to ensure responsible corporate governance both from corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a good governance perspectives. It challenges the general as...
Transnationals in China have better than average working conditions but still room for improvement
Asia Monitor Resource Center 2007
This report presents the findings of a study of industrial relations and working conditions in metal-work related sectors in China in 2006. The study commissioned by the International Metal Workers Federation (IMF) focuses on five of ...
Are Swaziland's timber plantations sustainable?
W. Menne; R. Carrere / World Rainforest Movement 2007
Swaziland’s timber plantations have been held up as a model of sustainable forestry management, where other plantations around the world are considered to have had negative environmental and social impacts. However, the authors ...
Derechos humanos y empresa: hacia un nuevo paradigma?
A., J. de Regil / La Alianza Global Jus Semper 2007
Este estudio hace una valoración del debate sobre la responsabilidad de las empresas respecto a los derechos humanos en particular, pero también sobre los derechos políticos, civiles, económicos, socia...
Are seed certification schemes pushing organic farming towards corporate control?
GRAIN 2008
As the market for organic goods continues to grow, seed corporations are increasingly pushing for organic seed certification schemes, which some argue could create market opportunities for small farmers. But will the new regulati...
Can improved natural resource exploitation and trade help reduce poverty in the Great Lakes region?
Department for International Development, UK 2007
This document analyses natural resource exploitation and trade at four main border areas in the Great Lakes region. It looks at the mechanisms of exploitation for cassiterite, coltan, gold, copper and cobalt and also reviews regional ...
Oil palm plantation companies of the Wilmar group: the gap between policy and practice
A. Zakaria; C. Theile; L. Khaimur / Friends of the Earth International 2007
This report presents a review of the environmental, social and legal policies and actual practices of three oil palm plantation companies related to the Wilmar Group, a large corporate conglomerate with its origins in Indonesia. ...
Who is invetsing in of uranium weapons?
D. Heller; I. Louwagie; W. van den Panhuyzen / BankTrack 2007
Despite the fact that weapons containing depleted uranium are not widely known, they have been produced and used on a massive scale. This report points out that the companies who produce these weapons are readily supplied with capital...
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Items 1731 to 1189 of 1189

Extra judicial mechanisms for addressing human rights violations by business
Rees C. / John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 2008
There is a growing body of extrajudicial grievance mechanisms in the business and human rights arena to which complainants can take their concerns. This paper aims to provide an assessment of some of the strengths and weaknesses of a ...
How globalisation in agribusiness is affecting South Asian farmers
S. Sigh / Make Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International 2007
This paper reviews the nature, profile and functioning of South Asia’s agribusiness sector which has been undergoing rapid changes in the wake of globalisation. Its principal focus is the impact of agribusiness corporations, sup...
How to organise board composition to achieve responsible corporate governance?
S. Ayuso; A. Argandona / IESE Business School, University of Navarra 2007
This paper explores the question of how to organise board composition in order to ensure responsible corporate governance both from corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a good governance perspectives. It challenges the general as...
Transnationals in China have better than average working conditions but still room for improvement
Asia Monitor Resource Center 2007
This report presents the findings of a study of industrial relations and working conditions in metal-work related sectors in China in 2006. The study commissioned by the International Metal Workers Federation (IMF) focuses on five of ...
Are Swaziland's timber plantations sustainable?
W. Menne; R. Carrere / World Rainforest Movement 2007
Swaziland’s timber plantations have been held up as a model of sustainable forestry management, where other plantations around the world are considered to have had negative environmental and social impacts. However, the authors ...
Derechos humanos y empresa: hacia un nuevo paradigma?
A., J. de Regil / La Alianza Global Jus Semper 2007
Este estudio hace una valoración del debate sobre la responsabilidad de las empresas respecto a los derechos humanos en particular, pero también sobre los derechos políticos, civiles, económicos, socia...
Are seed certification schemes pushing organic farming towards corporate control?
GRAIN 2008
As the market for organic goods continues to grow, seed corporations are increasingly pushing for organic seed certification schemes, which some argue could create market opportunities for small farmers. But will the new regulati...
Can improved natural resource exploitation and trade help reduce poverty in the Great Lakes region?
Department for International Development, UK 2007
This document analyses natural resource exploitation and trade at four main border areas in the Great Lakes region. It looks at the mechanisms of exploitation for cassiterite, coltan, gold, copper and cobalt and also reviews regional ...
Oil palm plantation companies of the Wilmar group: the gap between policy and practice
A. Zakaria; C. Theile; L. Khaimur / Friends of the Earth International 2007
This report presents a review of the environmental, social and legal policies and actual practices of three oil palm plantation companies related to the Wilmar Group, a large corporate conglomerate with its origins in Indonesia. ...
Who is invetsing in of uranium weapons?
D. Heller; I. Louwagie; W. van den Panhuyzen / BankTrack 2007
Despite the fact that weapons containing depleted uranium are not widely known, they have been produced and used on a massive scale. This report points out that the companies who produce these weapons are readily supplied with capital...
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