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Recommendations for responsible mining in sensitive environments
A. R. Sweeting; A. P. Clark / Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, Washington 2000
This document offers recommendations for responsible metal mining, to help guide the appropriate siting and development of large-scale mineral development in sensitive environments, such as tropical forests. The paper offers ways in w...
Identifying a social agenda for forest certification
Forest Stewardship Council 2003
This strategy document from FSC is an attempt to “recognize the concerns of FSC’s ‘social constituencies”, to formulate core social values for the organisation, and to translate these ideals into specific objective...
A method for the assessment of the sustainability of tropical island tourism.
S. Gössling; C. Borgström Hansson; O. Hörstmeierc; S. Saggeld / Science Direct 2002
This article aims to provide a methodological framework for the calculation of ecological footprints related to leisure tourism. Based on the example of the Seychelles, it reveals the statistical obstacles that have to be overcome in ...
Toolkit for the South African corporate sector on HIV/AIDS affected children
F. King; R. Smart / Save the Children Fund 2002
This toolkit aims to assist the South African corporate sector to engage more effectively with HIV/AIDS affected children. Practice and examples are drawn mainly from the experience of large companies often operating in urban areas, a...
Papers on climate change and tourism
A. Matzarakis; C de Freitas / The Meteorological Institute at the University of Freiburg 2002
The proceedings of a workshop of the International Society of Biometeorology's commission on climate, tourism and recreation, that was held in Greece in 2001, can be downloaded in full. Topics discussed include tourists' percep...
What will the economic impacts of global warming be for the tourism industry?
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2001
This document considers the possible impacts of climate change on the tourism industry. It points out that the major likely impact will be changes in length of season, which could be both beneficial and problematic depending on the na...
FOE calls for measures to address airplane emissions
Friends of the Earth 2001
A policy document outlining the potential impacts of aviation emissions on climate change and the potential impacts of climate change on a number of sectors. The FOE call for a sustainable aviation policy where the polluter pays princ...
Gambian case study of practical ways in which tourism can benefit the poor in sun, sea and sand destinations
A. Bah; H. Goodwin / Pro-Poor Tourism Partnership 2003
This paper describes a study in the Gambia that attempted to increase the benefits of tourism to the informal sector, and by extension, to poverty reduction. Tourism in the Gambia is primarily controlled by the 'formal sector' - tour ...
Businesses will shift the costs of HIV/AIDS to governments and households
J. Simon; A. Whiteside; S. Rosen; J. Vincent; D. Thea / Department of International Health, Boston School of Public Health 2000
This paper is to summarizes what is known about the internal costs of HIV/AIDS, such as increasing absenteeism, higher pension payouts, and breakdowns in worker discipline and morale, to companies in Commonwealth countries in sub-Saha...
Treatment and care of HIV positive employees is financially worthwhile for businesses
S. Rosen; J. Simon; D. Thea; J. Vincent / Department of International Health, Boston School of Public Health 2000
The authors of this paper note that the human resource costs of HIV/AIDS are beginning to be considered by businesses. They state that when a business recognizes the threat posed by HIV among employees, it can pursue three basic respo...
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Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards
K. Basu / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1998
Should child labor be banned outright? Should the World Trade Organization be given the responsibility to discourage child labor using trade sanctions? The answer to this complicated problem depends on the economic milieu. At l...
Fair trade or free trade, the EU-US banana dispute 1999
Background information on the trade dispute.
Promoting Forest Conservation through Ecotourism Income?: a case study from the Ecuadorian Amazon region
S. Wunder / Center for International Forestry Research 1999
A principal criterion for classifying a tourism operation as ‘ecotourism’ is that local residents at the site should receive substantial economic benefits, which serve both to raise local living standards and as enhanced inc...
By the Sweat & Toil of Children: Volume V: Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor
International Child Labor Program, USA 1999
provides an assessment of the child labor situation in 16 countries.4 It reviews the extent and nature of child labor in these countries and establishes a framework that can be used in future studies to evaluate progress in eliminatin...
Report on labour practices in Burma
International Child Labor Program, USA 1998
Surveys, analyzes, and summarizes the major allegations US concerning labor practices in Burma. Addresses allegations of child labor practices, workers' rights, the forced relocation of laborers, and the use of forced labor to support...
By the Sweat & Toil of Children: Volume IV: Consumer Labels and Child Labor
International Child Labor Program, USA 1997
Analyzes voluntary efforts, particularly labeling initiatives, to inform consumers that measures are being taken to prevent the use of child labor in the production of hand-knotted carpets, leather footwear, footballs and tea.
The global network of arms traffickers and corrupt governments behind the 'conflict diamond' trade.
A. Parker; S. Sangera; F. Guerrera / Financial Times 2000
Report looks at the role of diamond sales in funding of conflict situations, focusing on countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Angola. Website includes reports from the newspaper, plus an online dicussion forum
Possibilities for the Identification, Certification and Control of Diamonds
Global Witness 2000
Outlines recommendations for a global diamond certification and verification system to be monitored by an independent diamond verification organisation and to be backed up by industry self-regulation and government legislation. This s...
Partnership with local communities benefits enterprises and effected communities
Business Partners for Development 2000
This article covers a case study of the 'partnering' process undertaken by the Sarshatali coal mining project, India, and the outcomes for business, communities and governance. The main findings regarding the partnering process...
Ethical trade in the socio-economic context of gendered patterns of employment within the South African fruit export sector.
S Barrientos; S McClenaghan; L Orton / Christian Aid 1999
This article explores the implications of codes of conduct for marginalized workers like women, within the South African fruit export employment, and asks whether they can address their particular labour conditions. The authors examin...
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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)
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
CIAT's mission is to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human health in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture. CIAT has its headquarters near Cali, Colombia, with regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and Hanoi, Vietnam. Center scientists work in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as 29 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and 5 in Southea...
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