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Artigo
8 July 2001
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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...

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8 July 2001
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Autor: Roger Cowe, The Observer [UK]

The vogue for corporate social responsibility may be fuelled by external factors, but business has to make a genuine leap forward - Riots in Gothenburg at last month's European Union summit took business and political leaders aback. There is palpable...

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8 July 2001
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Autor: Oliver Morgan, The Observer [UK]

Corporate social responsibility means business must look beyond profits to its suppliers, workers and the wider community it serves

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4 July 2001
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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

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Artigo
1 July 2001
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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...

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1 July 2001
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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...

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Artigo
27 June 2001
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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...

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Artigo
25 June 2001
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Autor: Vanessa Houlder, Financial Times

ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE: Nearly half the country's largest companies have rejected repeated requests by the government to disclose information about their environmental and social performance, according to a report published today

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Artigo
13 June 2001
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Autor: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service

Companies worldwide have signed on to voluntary codes of conduct in a bid to mitigate globalisation's harmful aspects. Activists and executives agree the firms are falling short but disagree on the reasons and remedies.

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História
1 June 2001
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