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

Author: Ann Zammit, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) & South Centre, Published on: 1 December 2003

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 Global Compact...this study suggests that, under present arrangements,partnerships cannot make a significant contribution to development. [refers to ABN Amro, Barclays, Citigroup, West LB, Credit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole), Nestlé, Credit Suisse, Westpac, Rabobank, Novartis, Aventis (now part of Sanofi-Aventis), BASF, Burger King, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Enron, Merrill Lynch, Reebok, Rio Tinto, ChevronTexaco, Coca-Cola, Nokia, Amerian Express, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Colgate Palmolive, McDonald's, BP]

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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