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Poverty alleviation effects of fair trade coffee
L. Raynolds / Fair Trade Research Group, Colorado State University 2002
This is a background paper for a research paper on the poverty alleviation effects of fair trade coffee. It describes a review of the research. The author poses the following questions: what problems and opportun...
Guide for offices on reducing their CO2 emissions
S. Putt del Pino; P. Bhatia / World Resources Institute, Washington DC 2002
This is a practical guide for offices that want to reduce their CO2 emissions and consequent impact on climate change. It is divided into the following sections: an introduction to climate change and the ways that offic...
FOE calls on Shell to live up to its sustainability claims
L. Rimmer / Friends of the Earth 2003
This campaign document presents itself as an alternative to Shell's own sustainability report. It commends the company's efforts and policies towards greater social and environemntal sustainability but argues that it has not gone far ...
Guidelines for African governments on governance mechanisms
United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance 2002
These guidelines grew out of a NEPAD meeting that resolved to prioritize the enhancement of good governance and are intended to provide a framework of policies, processes, instruments, codes, standards, indicators, best practices, and...
Indonesian wildlife and forests threatened by increased coffee production
T. O'Brien; M. Kinnaird / SciDev.Net 2003
Overproduction of coffee and low coffee prices have resulted in a global crisis affecting the people and biodiversity of many tropical countries. The authors, from the Wildlife Conservation Society in Indonesia, describe expanding pro...
al Qeada as diamond traders
Global Witness 2003
Looks at how al Qaeda easily infiltrated diamond trading networks, taking advantage of illicit trading structures, weak government and trade regulations, organised criminal networks and politically corrupt regimes to raise funds for a...
Private sector role in combating HIV, TB and malaria among their workers
Global Health Initiative 2002
Series of papers and background materials on private sector efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The case studies are intended to be a tool to facilitate greater engagement by companies by illustrating examples of the...
Details of a new sustainable reporting standard
AccountAbility 2003
Despite an increase in sustainability reporting by businesses, in response to increased stakeholder pressure, reports seem rarely to be used either by stakeholders (including investors) or by management to inform judgements and action...
Cruise industry responding to environmental challenges but more remains to be done
J. Sweeting; S. Wayne / Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, Washington 2003
This document is offered as a starting point for effective collaboration between the cruise industry and others interested in helping the industry further reduce its environmental footprint and contribute to the conservation of the ec...
How can a worldwide certification body for sustainable tourism be created?
R. Sanabria; E. Skinner; X. Font; A. Maccarrone-Eaglen; M. Sallows; M. Frederiksen / Rainforest Alliance 2003
This document reports on a two year feasibility study carried out to asses options for the establishment of a council, the sustainable tourism stewardship council (STSC), to oversee certification and accreditation of sustainable touri...
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Child labour: targeting the intolerable
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour 1998
Drawing on ILO action against child labour, including the experience of the ILO's International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC at a glance ) and other initiatives, this report chronicles the exploitation and abuse ...
The Apparel Industry and Codes of Conduct: A solution to the International Child Labor problem?
International Child Labor Program, USA 1999
This report is the third volume in ILABs international child labor series. It focuses on the use of child labor in the production of apparel for the U.S. market, and reviews the extent to which U.S. apparel importers have established ...
Spilling the Beans: What's wrong with the coffee trade?
Fairtrade Foundation 1998
Highlights the problems facing coffee farmers as a result of the way we trade in coffee. After examining how the trade operates, the report illustrates with testimonies its impact on the lives of farmers. Finally it offers recommendat...
Labelling Child Labour Products: a preliminary study
J. Hilowitz / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour 1997
Study aims to describe labelling programmes and to review their possible effects on child labour, industry and consumer behaviour in the industrialized and developing countries. Part One contains a general discussion of what la...
The Cocoa Chain
New Internationalist 1997
Fair trade and production methods in the cocoa to chocolate chain
ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work
International Labour Organization 1998
ILO declaration of members' committments to : freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour; the effective abolition of child la...
Jeans: the new stitch up
New Internationalist 1998
Articles on the impact of jeans production on the environment and the working conditions of textile workers
Ethical Trade for Horticulture
Z. Bainbridge; A. Malins; G. McGowan; M.E. Blowfield / Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Summary of work with European retailers and importers, and African producers and traders to develop ethical standards that not only reassure the consumer, but also make a positive contribution to local people and their environment. Fo...
Ethical trade and export horticulture in sub-Saharan Africa: The development of tools for ethical trading of horticultural exports by resource poor groups
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Short report covering: the role of export horticulture in sub-Saharan Africa and its variable impact on the resource-poor; moves towards ethical trade in export horticulture, focusing on limitations of current approaches; a research a...
Sweatwash: The Apparel Industry's Efforts to Co-opt Human Rights
Corporate Watch 1998
Commentary on the formation of the USA Fair Labor Association (FLA) to monitor use of sweatshop labour in the textile/clothing industry. Argues that their award of fair trade labels will only lead to cosmetic changes in working practi
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Transparify provides a global rating of the financial transparency of major think tanks.
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) (NRGI)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a non-profit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Working in over thirty resource-rich countries, NRGI pursues this goal through research, advocacy, capacity development programs, and technical advice to governments and civil society actor...
Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
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 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.
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)
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