[PDF] Bad Guys, Good Guys, or Something in between? Corporate governance contributions in zones of violent conflict

Author: Moira Feil, Susanne Fischer, Andreas Haidvogl and Melanie Zimmer, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Published on: 1 January 2008

This report asks how corporations contribute to peace and security in zones of violent conflict and proposes an analytical approach to describe the contributions…by analyzing four company case studies…Company Alpha (a pseudonym)…food & beverage industry in Rwanda, Studiosus is a tourist company…in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Kuehne+Nagel is a logistics company in Northern Ireland, and Shell…operating in Nigeria…One of the companies currently has a policy in place directly relating to security governance…Companies mainly have policies and activities about human and labor rights, and anti-corruption and transparency…The findings suggest that companies do contribute to peace and security. However, they are limited in scope and in the issues they address. [also refers to Elf Aquitaine]

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Related companies: Shell Studiosus