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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...
Guidelines for employers to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2002
This handbook is aimed at employers and employers' organisations and outlines the rationale for businesses addressing HIV/AIDS and provides guidelines on creating a response strategy. It begins by outlining the economic impacts, both ...
How is South African business responding to HIV/AIDS?
South Africa Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS 2003
This site presents the results of a survey of business responses to HIV/AIDS in South Africa. The concise version of the results are presently separately along the following subject divisions: prevention treatm...
Are businesses avoiding shouldering the burden of HIV/AIDS?
S. Rosen; J. Simon / Department of International Health, Boston School of Public Health 2003
As the economic burden of HIV/AIDS increases in sub-Saharan Africa, allocation of the burden among levels and sectors of society is changing. The private sector has more scope to avoid the economic burden of AIDS than governments, hou...
Survey of Nigerian employers' startegies on HIV
S. Rosen / Department of International Health, Boston School of Public Health 2002
The author argues that an understanding of why some firms take action on HIV/AIDS and other do not is essential for policy makers attempting to address the pandemic and involve the private sector. To this end a survey was conducted of...
HIV reporting guidelines
Global Reporting Initiative 2003
This is part of the wider reporting guidelines produced by the GRI to assist companies in reporting on issues of accountability and to become more transparent. The document offers a practical reporting framework for: or...
Handbook for companies writing sustainability reports
Global Reporting Initiative 2002
This document provides company guidelines for reporting on sustainability. These guidelines are for voluntary use by organisations and have been developed over a number of years by the GRI, an international group whose aim is to devel...
Right to know campaign details US corporate abuses abroad and calls for transparency in all US company activities.
Friends of the Earth 2003
This campaign document begins by describing the Bhopal disaster and uses it as an example of US companies failing to disclose information, in their operations abroad, that affect the health of workers, neighbours and other citizens. T...
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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...
Forest enterprises must consider the livelihoods of key forest stakeholders
Natural Resources Institute, UK 2000
In recent years labour standards have risen up the policy agenda. Conventions agreed at the International Labour Organisation, some decades ago, have acquired an increased resonance. This paper discusses core labour standards and the ...
Main issues and points discussed at the workshop on differential pricing and financing of essential drugs
World Trade Organization 2001
Differential pricing could, and should, play an important role in ensuring access to existing essential drugs at affordable prices, especially in poor countries, while allowing the patent system to continue to play its role of providi...
Investing in tomorrow’s forests [forest certification]
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Overview of the commercial benefits of membership in the FSC forest certification scheme, aimed at business managers. Provieds detailed information on both financial and environmental performance of the forest products industry...
Economic Valuation Of Communal Rangelands In Botswana: A Case Study
A. Arntzen / International Institute for Environment and Development 1998
Aims to estimate the annual direct use value of an average hectare of the communal rangeland in Botswana, based on an anlalysis of secondary data. Exercise incorporates the three major direft uses, both marketed and non-marketed, of r...
The Role of International Investment in Development, Corporate Responsibilities and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Conference report
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1999
Papers from Sept 1999 conference covering corporat responsibility, social accounting, foreign investment, and codes of conduct. Considered in the context of the OECD guidelines on corporate responibility
Deciphering Codes of Corporate Conduct: A Review of their Contents
K. Gordon; M. Miyake / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1999
Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are trying to respond to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct. This working paper concentrates on th...
Overview and caase studies on business-NGO relations on sustainable development.
D.F. Murphy; J. Bendell / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 1999
Looks at the current spectrum of business-NGO relations and how the strategic responses of business and NGOs to sustainable development have evolved. Includes three case studies on protest and partnership initiatives in the for...
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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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