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Autor: Nick Mathiason, The Observer [UK]
Cred is in an initiative that chimes perfectly with the educational zeitgeist. It involves a private-sector company, Lattice - an offshoot of the old British Gas - funding a school for disaffected schoolchildren that puts the emphasis on vocational...
- Empresas relacionadas: National Grid
Autor: Anne Simpson, senior specialist in corporate governance at the World Bank and a director of Pensions Investment Research Consultants, in Financial Times
Anne Simpson says a new book identifies a central obstacle to improving corporate governance but does not offer a full solution - review of The New Global Investors: How Shareowners Can Unlock Sustainable Prosperity Worldwide by Robert A.G. Monks
Autor: Marina Ottaway, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Co-Director of its Democracy and Rule of Law Project, in Foreign Policy
Can't shut down Big Oil? Then browbeat companies like Shell and ExxonMobil into preaching the gospel of human rights and democracy to their developing-world hosts. As appealing as this strategy seems to global do-gooders, it won't work. Not only are...
Autor: Gary Gereffi [Professor of sociology and Director of the Markets and Management Studies Program at Duke University], Ronie Garcia-Johnson [Assistant Professor of environmental policy at Duke University], Erika Sasser [Visiting Assistant Professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University], in Foreign Policy
A new global activism is shaming the world's top companies into enacting codes of conduct and opening their Third World factories for inspection. But before you run a victory lap in your new sweatshop-free sneakers, ask yourself: Do these voluntary...
Autor: Transparency International
The Corruption Perceptions Index 2001 ranks 91 countries....TI's chairman said: "HIV AIDS is killing millions of Africans, and in many of the countries where AIDS is at its deadliest the problem is compounded by the fact that corruption levels are seen...
- Também encontra-se em: New index highlights worldwide corruption crisis, says Transparency International