[PDF] Transnational Corporations in Conflict Prone Zones: Public Policy Responses and a Framework for Action

Author: Jessica Banfield (International Alert), Virginia Haufler (University of Maryland), Damian Lilly (independent consultant), Published on: 1 September 2003

Private sector activity...is a significant factor influencing the shape and intensity of many conflicts...The basic thesis of the report...is that conflict sensitive business, and its promotion by public policymaking institutions, could become an important part of a collective and multi-actored effort to create a more peaceful world. Public policy attention to harnessing this potential is urgently required. The report aims to inform policymakers in key institutions that have influence over major TNCs [transnational corporations] with insight into options for addressing the issue of conflict-sensitive business abroad more effectively. [refers to ABB, Morshedi Group]

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