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GSK and other pharmaceutical companies need to increase poor people's access to medicine
Oxfam 2001
This is the first in a series of briefing papers analysing the human development impact of transnational corporations (TNCs). It reviews the role of newly formed GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and outlines three challenges facing GSK and other...
Southern NGOs are a key constituency in the field of codes of conduct
D Green / Catholic Fund for Overseas Development 1998
The consultation was organised by the Monitoring and Verification Working Group (the group of UK NGO members of the Ethical Trading Initiative) as a contribution to the ETI's need for southern participation in what has up to now been ...
Globalisation has inhibited a "race to the top"
L. Zarsky / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1999
This paper examines the evidence of opposing claims to there being a 'race to the top' or 'race to the bottom' in the environmental standards of developing countries in the context of the increasing globalisation of capital flows and ...
What is ethical trade and what are the implications for agricultural standards? The example of the African horticulture industry.
M Blowfield; K Jones / Natural Resources Institute, UK 1999
The emergence of ethical trade, and particularly ethical sourcing involving the commercial mainstream, creates an opportunity to transform the value chain between Southern producers and Northern consumers into a values chain that impr...
There is growing prominence for labour and environmental issues at the top of Nike
D.F. Murphy; D. Mathew / New Academy of Business, UK 2001
This case study outlines Nike's experience in developing and implementing various labour practice initiatives in its footwear and apparel factories worldwide. Since the introduction of its first Code of Conduct in 1992, Nike has made ...
Report of the international IRENE seminar on corporate liability and workers' rights held at the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 20 and 21 March 2000.
M Macdonald / IRENE 2000
The current focus on MNCs is very new. But the issue of corporate accountability is now 'in the air' - people in general are starting to assume that corporations should bear responsibility for what they do abroad. The growth of rules ...
Fines are an effective alternative to trade sanctions in linking labor standards with trade agreements
K.A. Elliott / International Labour Organization 2001
With the impasse over whether and how to link labor standards and trade agreements stretching into its eighth year, attention has turned to "monetary assessments," or fines, as alternatives to trade sanctions. Fines have the ad...
ILO may be in vogue but are its teeth sharp enough to improve labor standards?
K.A. Elliott / International Labour Organization 2000
Emphasises that linkage between trade policy and labor standards clearly exists. Although the International Labor Organization (ILO) has been persistently belittled for encouraging the incorporation of labor standards into trade agree...
Standards and codes are beneficial to national economies, international economic stability and investors
International Monetary Fund 2001
This article promotes the adoption and implementation of internationally-recognized standards and codes of good practice in economic and financial affairs as a tool to reduce the risk of future crises. The IMF claim that these standar...
Internationally coordinated regulation may provide an effective framework for multinational corporate activity
H. Ward / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2001
This Briefing Paper outlines the implications of one way of enforcing corporate environmental, social and human rights standards across borders: ‘foreign direct liability’. The briefing paper concentrates on: ...
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Balancing coal mining and conservation in South-West Ethiopia
K.K. Suleman / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Ethiopia is confronted by the challenges of a growing population and a diminishing natural resources base. The country’s economic growth has relied heavily on agriculture, but progress in this sector has been hampered by ...
Civil society’s role in shaping Zimbabwe’s diamond governance
J. Mupfumi / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Zimbabwe confirmed that alluvial diamonds had been discovered in the Marange area in Mutare District in 2006. However, as in many otherAfrican countries, the promise diamond mining holds for economic growth has been eroded by ...
How transparent are think tanks about who funds them 2016?
Transparify 2016
Through a survey of 200 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide, Transparify rates the extent to which think tanks publicly disclose through their websites where their funding comes from. The authors visited think tank...
Rating and ranking institutions: a ten-step guide for think tanks and advocacy groups
T. Bruckner / Transparify 2017
Ratings and rankings have become a staple output of advocacy groups and think tanks worldwide. This document offers a quick ten-step guide on how to write and achieve maximum impact with ranking reports.
South African banks footprint in SADC mining projects: environmental, social and governance principles
M. Milazi / Southern African Resource Watch 2017
Environmental,  social  and  governance  (ESG)  concerns  are  an  increasingly  important  factor worldwide for banks when they invest in large projects. In the Southern African...
Mineral governance barometer - Southern Africa
R. Alence; R. Mattes / Southern African Resource Watch 2017
Southern Africa is endowed with lucrative mineral resources such as diamonds, gold, copper, coal, platinum, and uranium.  This rich endowment can be a major asset in the quest for inclusive and sustainable development, yet mining...
Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: the case for climate resilient investment in the Caribbean
Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2017
For the Caribbean, climate change is not tomorrow’s problem. The threats it poses are neither distant nor abstract – they are already apparent. In recent years, hurricanes have caused major damage in countries such a...
Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru
T. Frederiksen / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper adopts a political settlements approach to answer the question: How do t...
Child labor in Myanmar’s garment sector challenges and recommendations
Business for Social Responsibility 2016
Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labour costs. However, Myanmar has spent over a decade cut off from Western markets and the compliance culture that...
Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?
J. Van Onselen / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Mutual suspicion has characterised the relationship between the South African government and mining companies, particularly in recent years. Resolving the current impasse would require a panoply of policy interventions because...
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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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