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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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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]
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...
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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- Related companies: EY (Ernst & Young) KPMG McKinsey PricewaterhouseCoopers
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...
- Related companies: ABN Amro American Express Aventis (now part of Sanofi) Barclays BASF BP Burger King Chevron Citigroup Coca-Cola Colgate-Palmolive Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Credit Suisse Enron EY (Ernst & Young) KPMG McDonald's Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) Nestlé Nokia PricewaterhouseCoopers Procter & Gamble Rabobank Reebok (part of adidas) Rio Tinto Sanofi Unilever West LB Westpac
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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- Related companies: BP EY (Ernst & Young) First Quantum Minerals Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) KPMG Premier Oil PricewaterhouseCoopers Shell Talisman (part of Repsol) Unocal (part of Chevron)
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. ...
- Related companies: ABN Amro Bank Austria Creditanstalt Bank Negara Indonesia Bechtel BNP Paribas Citibank (part of Citigroup) Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank EY (Ernst & Young) Fortis Grameen Bank ING KPMG Lehman Brothers Moody's Munich Re PricewaterhouseCoopers Rabobank Royal Bank of Scotland Société Générale Standard & Poor's (part of S&P Global) Standard Chartered Triodos Bank West LB
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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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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