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7 April 2011

Peace through business [Israel]

Author: Idan Ofer on ynet.news.com

Those who honestly discuss peace cannot remove from the equation the immense standard of living gap between the two economies. [In Israel], we have a flourishing economy that keeps growing and approaching Western levels. Only a few kilometers away we...

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Beyond Conflict: Reconfiguring approaches to the regional trade in minerals from Eastern DRC

Author: Harrison Mitchell and Nicholas Garrett, Resource Consulting Services

In April 2009 we published…an in-depth analysis of the link between the mineral trade (tin, tungsten and tantalum) and conflict and development dynamics in Eastern DRC…This follow-up paper takes a holistic view of the regional trade in minerals from...

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27 July 2009

Letter to Secretary Clinton Regarding Honduras

Author: NIKE, The adidas Group, Gap, Knights Apparel

Dear Secretary Clinton: As companies that have products made in Honduras, we are deeply concerned about recent events in that country. We understand that serious disagreements exist between the elected President, Congress and the Supreme Court, but...

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6 June 2009

[PDF] Industry Statement

Author: PASA, IPOA, BAPSC

Mindful of the Montreux Document which focused on the obligations of states and situations of armed conflict, and following discussions at the Nyon conference, the industry representatives now present at the conference consider it time to pursue and...

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16 March 2009

[Video] Peace Through Commerce eConference (Mar 23 - May 22 2009)

Author: Business Fights Poverty

This eConference will explore the contribution that responsible business and economic development can make towards building peace. Watch the video presentations and join the world-wide discussion with international experts.

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17 September 2008

IPOA Welcomes Montreux Agreement on Private Security Companies

Author: International Peace Operations Association

The International Peace Operations Association (IPOA) welcomes the international agreement on the “Montreux Document on Pertinent International Legal Obligations and Good Practices of State Related to Operations of Private Military and Security...

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15 August 2008

Marks & Spencer Chooses Sri Lanka To Launch Its Apparel Eco-Factory Concept

Author: Joint Apparel Association Forum

The Garments Without Guilt campaign, launched by Sri Lanka Apparel, focuses on ethically-made clothing--meaning free of child labour, free of sweatshop conditions and free of forced labour--but they know that being ethical goes hand-in-hand with being...

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1 August 2008

[PDF] Human Rights and Ethics in the Oil and Gas Industry

Author: International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)

This report summarizes IPIECA activities on human rights and ethics, and highlights related efforts by IPIECA oil and gas member companies. These efforts are illustrated by representative case studies and related industryled partnership projects…Case...

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24 March 2008

[PDF] Operating in areas of conflict - An IPIECA guide for the oil and gas industry

Author: Intl. Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)

The purpose of this Guide is to provide, in a simple and accessible format, basic guidance on risk assessment and risk management in conflict settings that oil and gas companies might face. These include conflicts between companies and local...

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2 March 2008

Why private security companies are essential in post-conflict Iraq

Author: Andy Bearpark, First Director General of British Association of Private Security Companies (BAPSC)

In post-conflict situations...Private Security Companies (PSCs) have become a sine qua non to support the reconstruction process...potential local providers of security...are frequently unable to meet basic standards of accountability...International...

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