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25 July 2006

Four questions for tomorrow's leviathans

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

The arrival on the world stage of powerful companies from emerging economies, such as Rosneft...and Lenovo...is reshaping global business and giving fresh impetus to the debate about its responsibilities. Will tomorrow's corporate leviathans adhere to...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship

Author: Jane Nelson, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

As the [OECD] has commented…”Increasing economic growth is essential – but it is not enough. The quality of growth –its sustainability, composition and equity – is equally important”…In many developing countries achieving this goal [improving the...

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4 April 2007

Asia-Pacific: Indian corporate responsibility – Asian giant on an ethical crash course

Author: Poulomi Mrinal Saha, Ethical Corporation

[Overview of corporate responsibility initiatives in India, including dalit discrimination, child labour, displacement, climate change. Refers to Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Infosys, National Thermal Power Corporation, WeP Peripherals, General Electric,...

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1 June 2007

Inquiry Report Advocates Wider Role for Tomorrow's Global Company

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1 June 2007

[PDF] Tomorrow’s Global Company - challenges and choices - Executive Summary

Author: Tomorrow's Company

We all believe that for companies to succeed into the future they must play a greater role in contributing to solving the problems that society faces...We believe in a strong market economy...But...There are major issues which the market and the...

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18 June 2007

Inquiry Report Advocates Wider Role for Tomorrow's Global Company

Author: Tomorrow's Company

Tomorrow's global companies should work with governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and others to create stronger frameworks of law and regulation for the world's markets, according to a report launched this week by a group of prominent...

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1 August 2007

The business of ethics remixed [India]

Author: Sudhir K Sinha, vice president, Group CSR/Reliance ADA, in Hardnews [India]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a highly misunderstood and misinterpreted term in India...Some Indian companies believe that merely complying with laws and regulations fulfills their need for social responsibility...A responsible corporate...

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14 September 2007

Let's Make Markets Friendly

Author: Mark Goyder, Tomorrow's Company, in Times of India

In 2006 we drew together a team of leaders from organisations such as ABB, Alcan, Amnesty International Business Group, BP, Dr Reddy's, Ford, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Infosys Technologies, KPMG, McKinsey and Standard...

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1 January 2008

A cry for help at India's call centers

Author: Rajesh Mahapatra, Associated Press

Call centers and other outsourced businesses -- such as software writing, medical transcription and back-office tasks -- employ more than 1.6 million people in India, mostly in their 20s and 30s. But at this young age, they face sleep disorders, heart...

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30 May 2008

Business, Corporate Responsibility, and Poverty [requires free registration]

Author: Michael Blowfield, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

[The] starting point [of this chapter] is not whether business has a role to play in economic growth, but whether business can be a development agent which consciously endeavours to deliver developmental outcomes…I provide examples of private sector...

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