Narrow down by keywords: Globalisation
- Time to scale up cooperation? Trade unions, NGOs, and the international anti-sweatshop movement
Between 1991 and 2002, the international anti-sweatshop movement experienced significant growth. A series of interconnecting international networks developed, involving trade unions and NGOs in campaigns to persuade particular transnational corporations ( ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01
- Small and medium-sized enterprise and the development of local technology
The author argues that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), rather than NGOs, are the most cost-effective and efficient ways of developing and distributing new technology to end users (the poor). ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:55
- NGOs, corporate social responsibility, and social accountability: Inditex vs. Clean Clothes
Markets and businesses are undergoing major changes as globalisation deepens. Pressure from diverse social groups, both environmental and economic, is changing the operating environment. Many corporations are interested in devising social-responsibility s ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05
- Corporate Social Responsibility and the Shaping of Global Public Policy
Author: Matthew J Hirschland Publisher: Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:48
- Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society
Author: Amin, Samir Issue: Volume 8, Number ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 13:15
- Fostering “Why not?” social initiatives – beyond business and governments
In this article, we challenge the notion that complex and resilient problems – such as global warming and poverty – will have to be resolved by governments or responsible corporations. Instead, we argue for the potency of social initiatives ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-08-16 10:12
- Corporate citizenship: creating social capacity in developing countries
A corporation has only limited ability to create social capital through philanthropic activity, and in the context of a decline in official aid, the corporate sector is increasingly assuming a de facto developmental role. The presence of social capital as ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:47
- NGOs in a Global Future
This international NGO conference was held in Birmingham, England, in January 1999, to explore `the opportunities for civic action that global trends are creating for NGOs.' Discussions around NGOs and aid, capacity building, civil society, social capital ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02
- A chocolate-coated case for alternative international business models
Large companies have accelerated their control of the basic commodities markets in the last decade. The author describes what this means for smallholder farmers in the developing world who depend on these markets for some cash income each year. The conseq ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08
- The Corporate Responsibility Code Book
Author: Leipziger, Deborah Publisher: Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing, 2003, I ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49