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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: ...
Why do family businesses still flourish?
R. Chami / International Monetary Fund 2001
This article stresses the importance and proliferation of family businesses. Indeed the article indicates that family businesses make up forty percent of the Fortune 500 companies in the US, generate about two-thirds of the German GDP...
Moving on from MAI: creating an ecologically sustainable framework for FDI
L. Zarsky / Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development 2000
This paper explores new approaches to the global governance of investment which could channel investment, especially foreign direct investment (FDI), towards more socially just and ecologically sustainable development. Part I o...
Conditions for Thailand's electonics workers are improving but government regulations remain weak
T. Foran / Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development 2001
The study examines corporate social responsibility in Thailand's electronic sector, focussing on environmental health and safety management and on labor relations. The first section of the study outlines the research questions and met...
Businesses investing in the community: mutual advantages
Ford Foundation 2001
The corporate models in this brochure illustrate this "new paradigm," demonstrating that business investment in communities through alliances with a broad set of stakeholders can result in a healthier economy and positive business out...
Database on the regulation and supervision of banks in 107 countries
J. R. Barth; G. Caprio; R. Levine / World Bank 2001
This paper presents and discusses a new and comprehensive database on the regulation and supervision of banks in 107 countries. The data are based upon surveys sent to national bank regulatory and supervisory authorities, and are now ...
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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...
New developments in Social Investing by public pensions
A.H. Munnell; A. Chen / Center for Retirement Research, Boston College 2016
Social investing is the pursuit of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals through investment decisions. Public pension funds have been active in this arena since the 1970s, when many divested from apartheid South Africa. Th...
Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jur...
The impact of institutional blockholders on voluntary disclosure and transparency: the case of Egypt
D. El-Diftar; E. Jones; M.M. Soliman / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Disclosure and transparency are crucial elements in the improve ment of overall corporate governance. Disclosure is a very important mean of communicati on between management and outside investors. This study investigates how institut...
Transparency in corporate reporting: assessing emerging market multinationals
Transparency International 2016
This report evaluates the disclosure practices of 100 major emerging market multinationals headquartered in 15 countries and active in 185 countries. The report is part of a series on corporate reporting published by Transparency Inte...
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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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