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The Cocoa Chain
New Internationalist 1997
Fair trade and production methods in the cocoa to chocolate chain
ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work
International Labour Organization 1998
ILO declaration of members' committments to : freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour; the effective abolition of child la...
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 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...
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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...
Making a killing: a 2011 survey of ivory markets in China
G.G. Gabriel; N. Hua; J. Wang / International Fund for Animal Welfare 2016
An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government’...
Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies
X. Weng; L. Buckley / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, an...
Avoiding the resource curse in Lebanon
J. Chaaban / Lebanese Center for Policy Studies 2016
The discovery and extraction of oil and gas off the shores of Lebanon could ultimately translate into a boom in revenues for the government, which in light of current poor fiscal planning could lead to an uncontrolled expansionary bud...
Under sea pipedreams and India energy security
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Iran’s game-changing nuclear deal with the West and imminent ending of the US-led sanctions open a window of opportunity for deeper Indo-Iranian relations. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Ufa in July 2015, Iran’s P...
A perfect storm: migrancy and mining in the North West province
N. Makgetla; S. Levin / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
The platinum industry was severely affected by prolonged strikes in 2012 and 2014 , which lasted for months. Near Marikana in the North West Province of South Africa on 16 August 2015, police fired on strikers, killing 34 miners in th...
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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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