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1 January 2010

[DOC] Human Rights Corporate Policies And Financial Performance - Is There A Real Link?

Author: Kenza Berrada, Thesis presented in fulfillment of requirements for the EDHEC diploma

In the first part of this research paper, two essential concepts are defined – human rights corporate policies/management systems and financial performance. The second part of the paper consists of case studies and other types of evidence aiming at...

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2 April 2010
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Author: Jérôme Ndereyimana, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Les entreprises burundaises, qui prennent en charge et soignent leurs employés atteints du SIDA, n'y voient que des avantages, les patients étant moins sujets aux maladies opportunistes qui coûtent cher à soigner. Ils sont moins souvent absents, les...

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27 May 2010

Business Delivers as Front-Line Player in the Global Fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC)

From an initiative that’s reaching 3.5 million people threatened by TB to a massive expansion of access to cheap anti-malaria medication in 24 African countries, businesses are doing work that is complementing the global health work of governments and...

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28 July 2010

Are developing economies really benefitting from large companies?

Author: Lisette van Rhijn, CSR Asia

Many people around the world still criticize large companies for doing more harm than good in emerging markets…Three studies on Unilever’s operations in developing countries help us understand how companies have an impact on the local economy...What...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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22 September 2010

World Business and Development Awards Show that Fighting Poverty Can Also Benefit Business

Author: International Business Leaders Forum [UK]

...The biennial [World Business and Development Awards] showcase the best practices by businesses...who apply their inclusive business expertise to...efforts to end poverty...Graham Baxter, Acting CEO of [International Business Leaders Forum] said: ...

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21 October 2010
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Author: ESADE Madrid y la Escola de Cultura de Pau

El papel de las empresas en la construcción de paz, que puede ir desde su participación tanto política (apoyando las negociaciones de paz) como económica y social (facilitando empleo y oportunidades de emprendimiento), refuerza la idea de que la...

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1 November 2010
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Author: Maria Prandi y Josep M. Lozano (Eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB)/ Instituto de Innovación Social (ESADE)

Este libro...cierra una trilogía que busca identificar, evaluar y promover el papel de la empresa respecto a los tres pilares fundacionales de Naciones Unidas: los derechos humanos, el desarrollo y la construcción de paz...Esta reflexión tiene que ver....

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1 January 2011

[PDF] Private sector actors & peacebuilding: A framework for analysis

Author: Intl. Council of Swedish Industry (NIR), Swedish Institute of Intl. Affairs (UI)

The role of private sector actors in peace processes is a growing field of research...it is clear that private sector actors may play important roles when it comes to fostering peace and development in conflictaffected countries...The development from...

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5 January 2011

ISO 26000 and a stronger emphasis on community development

Author: Sharan Bal, CSR Asia

The New Year and the enthusiasm over ISO 26000 should encourage companies in Asia to take a serious look at developing a community investment strategy…ISO 26000 emphasizes that companies must recognize the rights and resources of the community members...

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