作者: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
The social resolutions filed with ExxonMobil ask the company to implement a sexual orientation nondiscrimination policy, review and implement human rights standards, affirm political nonpartisanship, and report on the impact of AIDS on operations.
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作者: Paddy Manning, SocialFunds.com
New report highlights structural obstacles to toy manufacturer implementation of labor codes of conduct. Nongovernment organizations in Hong Kong released fresh research this week regarding labor issues in southern China's toy manufacturing industry....
作者: Halina Ward, International Institute for Environment and Development
Mandatory legislation on various aspects of business transparency is emerging around the world. It can form part of company law, environmental regulation, or tailored legislation for institutional investors or on social and environmental reporting....
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作者: Louise Fréchette, UN Deputy Secretary-General; Juan Somavia, Director-General of the ILO; Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS
The experiences of companies such as De Beers, Debswana [joint venture de Beers & govt. of Botswana], DaimlerChrysler, VW [Volkswagen], Anglo Gold and Heineken have proved efficient and effective, and can serve as inspiration for other companies.....
作者: Georgette Gagnon, independent human rights consultant; Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto; Penelope Simons, University of Toronto
This paper examines the existing governance gap in the accountability of TNCs for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law associated with their extraterritorial operations. It assesses the adequacy of efforts at self-regulation...
作者: K.A.S. Murshid, Salma Chaudhuri Zohir, Anna Milford & Arne Wiig, Chr. Michelsen Institute
Codes of conduct are often imposed upon producers supplying Northern markets with the aim of improving working conditions in factories in the South. This study evaluates a) the process of codes implementation and b) the impact of these ethical trading...