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What should businesses do to adapt to climate change?
S. Waage; E. Stewart / Business for Social Responsibility 2006
This report outlines components of a smart corporate strategy for companies that are serious about climate change. The report provides a brief background on corporate reactions to climate change and outlines areas where companies can ...
Corporate involvement in the Palestinian Territories
War on Want 2006
The report details the extent of the humanitarian crisis currently facing Palestinians as a result of Israel’s intensified operations against them, and examines the role which companies have played in supporting the Occupation. ...
Fair shares for all: ethical trading
Graham Farrell; Georgina Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2004
Ethical trade in fresh produce offers poor farmers the potential for better income generation opportunities. However, do the criteria and tools for ethical trade, driven by western ideals, represent the perspectives of poor people inv...
Women working in global supply chains: are retailers trading away workers rights?
Kate Raworth / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
In today’s global economy, supermarkets and clothing stores are sourcing their products from farms and factories worldwide. Workers at the end of these supply chains – who pick and pack fruit, sew garments and cut flowers &#...
Between codes and practices: are African women getting a fair deal?
Sally Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Tens of thousands of African women are employed in the export horticulture sector where fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers are grown for foreign, mainly European, markets. Many of these jobs are labour intensive and insecure, and...
Current trends and concerns in Corporate Social Responsibility
Business for Social Responsibility 2005
Based on a survey of nearly 400 CSR thought leaders and practitioners, Business for Social Responsibility and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs have compiled a list of perceived trends and concerns. The most important tren...
The substitution principle should underpin the European Union’s chemicals policy
Greenpeace International 2005
This paper analyses the current EU chemicals policy and proposes and alternative based on the ‘substitution principle’ and the ‘safer alternative’. It argues that current legislation, based on the control of exposu...
What is the effect of trade in conflict goods in Burma?
K. MacLean / EarthRights International 2003
This paper presents information illustrating how trade in timber, gems, and gold is financing violent conflict, including widespread and gross human rights abuses, in Burma. It argues that although trade in these conflict goods accoun...
Building corporate governance and shareholder democracy: lessons from Malaysia
Tommy Thomas / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
A key feature of Malaysia’s financial crisis of 1997-98 was the scale and magnitude of private sector debt. In 1997 the proportion of such debt to GDP was 170 per cent. Much of it was corporate debt by companies listed on the Kua...
Indigenous peoples and human rights in the World Bank’s Extractive Industries Review Final Report
F. MacKay / Forest Peoples Programme 2003
This document summarises the main points in the conclusions and recommendations sections of the World Bank’s Final Report of the Extractive Industries Review (EIR). The document focuses particularly on a few of the issues touched...
Items 2021 to 130 of 130

Items 2021 to 130 of 130

What should businesses do to adapt to climate change?
S. Waage; E. Stewart / Business for Social Responsibility 2006
This report outlines components of a smart corporate strategy for companies that are serious about climate change. The report provides a brief background on corporate reactions to climate change and outlines areas where companies can ...
Corporate involvement in the Palestinian Territories
War on Want 2006
The report details the extent of the humanitarian crisis currently facing Palestinians as a result of Israel’s intensified operations against them, and examines the role which companies have played in supporting the Occupation. ...
Fair shares for all: ethical trading
Graham Farrell; Georgina Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2004
Ethical trade in fresh produce offers poor farmers the potential for better income generation opportunities. However, do the criteria and tools for ethical trade, driven by western ideals, represent the perspectives of poor people inv...
Women working in global supply chains: are retailers trading away workers rights?
Kate Raworth / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
In today’s global economy, supermarkets and clothing stores are sourcing their products from farms and factories worldwide. Workers at the end of these supply chains – who pick and pack fruit, sew garments and cut flowers &#...
Between codes and practices: are African women getting a fair deal?
Sally Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Tens of thousands of African women are employed in the export horticulture sector where fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers are grown for foreign, mainly European, markets. Many of these jobs are labour intensive and insecure, and...
Current trends and concerns in Corporate Social Responsibility
Business for Social Responsibility 2005
Based on a survey of nearly 400 CSR thought leaders and practitioners, Business for Social Responsibility and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs have compiled a list of perceived trends and concerns. The most important tren...
The substitution principle should underpin the European Union’s chemicals policy
Greenpeace International 2005
This paper analyses the current EU chemicals policy and proposes and alternative based on the ‘substitution principle’ and the ‘safer alternative’. It argues that current legislation, based on the control of exposu...
What is the effect of trade in conflict goods in Burma?
K. MacLean / EarthRights International 2003
This paper presents information illustrating how trade in timber, gems, and gold is financing violent conflict, including widespread and gross human rights abuses, in Burma. It argues that although trade in these conflict goods accoun...
Building corporate governance and shareholder democracy: lessons from Malaysia
Tommy Thomas / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
A key feature of Malaysia’s financial crisis of 1997-98 was the scale and magnitude of private sector debt. In 1997 the proportion of such debt to GDP was 170 per cent. Much of it was corporate debt by companies listed on the Kua...
Indigenous peoples and human rights in the World Bank’s Extractive Industries Review Final Report
F. MacKay / Forest Peoples Programme 2003
This document summarises the main points in the conclusions and recommendations sections of the World Bank’s Final Report of the Extractive Industries Review (EIR). The document focuses particularly on a few of the issues touched...
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