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1 January 2003

Deconstructing Engagement: Corporate Self-Regulation in Conflict Zones – Implications for Human Rights and Canadian Public Policy

Author: Georgette Gagnon, independent human rights consultant; Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto; Penelope Simons, University of Toronto

This paper examines the existing governance gap in the accountability of TNCs for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law associated with their extraterritorial operations. It assesses the adequacy of efforts at self-regulation...

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8 March 2003

It's not women's day in the boardroom - yet [Singapore]

Author: Anna Teo, Business Times [Singapore]

At just over 6 per cent of all company directors in Singapore - little changed from a year ago - women remain a token presence in the boardroom. [includes reference to Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers]

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20 August 2003

Firms urged to pull out of Burma

Author: BBC News

Human rights activists [in UK] have added 11 large companies to their "dirty list" of firms doing business in Burma. In total the UK campaigners now name and shame 79 multinationals, demanding that they should pull out of Burma. [refers to P&O...

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17 September 2003

[DOC] Lawyers, Corporations and International Human Rights Law

Author: Professor David Kinley

To what extent are the CSR issues outlined in this article being picked up by law firms and passed on to corporate clients? If little or none – why so?...[Are] the compliance and regulation oriented accountancy conglomerates (such as Price Waterhouse...

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1 December 2003

[PDF] Development at Risk: Rethinking UN-Business Partnerships

Author: Ann Zammit, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) & South Centre

In recent years the United Nations (UN) has increasingly engaged in what it refers to as partnership with the private sector in order to hasten the achievement of the development goals of the United Nations (UN). This idea underpins the United Nations...

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21 December 2003

Corporate Voluntarism and Human Rights: The Adequacy and Effectiveness of Voluntary Self-Regulation Regimes

Author: Penelope Simons, School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University, UK, in Relations industrielles: Équité, efficience, éthique ? La régulation sociale de l'entreprise mondialisée

This article reviews and assesses the language, human rights content and compliance mechanisms of the voluntary policies and/or codes developed by a number of corporations, industry groups, intergovernmental organizations and multistakeholder...

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1 March 2004

[PDF] Critical issues in the financial industry

Author: Myriam Vander Stichele, SOMO

The private financial industry...[has] a major influence on...who in society gets access to financing and protection against risks; ... how financial services benefit the rich or the marginalized, sustainable development or environmental destruction. ...

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25 August 2004
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Author: Europa Press

La nueva 'Lista Sucia' de compañías que operan en Birmania, elaborada por la ONG británica Burma Campaign UK, incluye a 37 multinacionales nuevas entre las que se encuentran la aseguradora británica Lloyds of London, la proveedora de servicios a...

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27 October 2004

New guide profiles development organisations involved in private sector partnerships

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27 October 2004

[PDF] full report: "A business guide to development actors"

Author: Intl. Business Leaders Forum & World Business Council for Sustainable Development

[refers to AMEC, American Express, BASF, BP, Balfour Beatty, Body Shop, Cargill, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ernst & Young, Gap, Hewlett-Packard, IKEA, McKinsey, Nike, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, SC Johnson, Shell,...

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