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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...
By the Sweat & Toil of Children: Volume V: Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor
International Child Labor Program, USA 1999
provides an assessment of the child labor situation in 16 countries.4 It reviews the extent and nature of child labor in these countries and establishes a framework that can be used in future studies to evaluate progress in eliminatin...
Report on labour practices in Burma
International Child Labor Program, USA 1998
Surveys, analyzes, and summarizes the major allegations US concerning labor practices in Burma. Addresses allegations of child labor practices, workers' rights, the forced relocation of laborers, and the use of forced labor to support...
By the Sweat & Toil of Children: Volume IV: Consumer Labels and Child Labor
International Child Labor Program, USA 1997
Analyzes voluntary efforts, particularly labeling initiatives, to inform consumers that measures are being taken to prevent the use of child labor in the production of hand-knotted carpets, leather footwear, footballs and tea.
The global network of arms traffickers and corrupt governments behind the 'conflict diamond' trade.
A. Parker; S. Sangera; F. Guerrera / Financial Times 2000
Report looks at the role of diamond sales in funding of conflict situations, focusing on countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Angola. Website includes reports from the newspaper, plus an online dicussion forum
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...
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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
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
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)
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