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Items 1741 to 1750 of 2044

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...
Advice to tourism sector managers on addressing HIV/AIDS
S. Forsythe / Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal 2000
This is one of many briefs published by HEARD for business sector mangers looking to address issues of HIV/AIDS. The brief states that The tourism sector is associated with casual sex, frequently unprotected, and drug and alcohol use ...
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...
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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
A Sporting Chance: Tackling child labour in India's sports goods industry
Christian Aid 1998
Research by Christian Aid and the South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude (SACCS) has found that Indian children - some as young as seven - are routinely stitching footballs for export to Britain. Boys as young as ten were also found...
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
OneWorld.net 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...
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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
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)
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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