Corporate social responsibility? : human rights in the new by Charlotte Walker-Said, John D. Kelly

By Charlotte Walker-Said, John D. Kelly

With this booklet, Charlotte Walker-Said and John D. Kelly have assembled a necessary toolkit to raised know the way the notoriously ambiguous idea of company social accountability (CSR) services in perform inside of diverse disciplines and settings. Bringing jointly state of the art scholarship from top figures in human rights courses round the usa, they vigorously interact the various significant political questions of our age: what's CSR, and the way could it render confident political switch within the actual world?
The e-book examines the various methods to CSR, with a selected specialise in how these ways are siloed inside discrete disciplines akin to enterprise, legislations, the social sciences, and human rights. Bridging those disciplines and addressing and critiquing the entire conceptual domain names of CSR, the ebook additionally explores how CSR silos boost as a functionality of the contest among diverse pursuits. finally, the individuals convey that CSR activities throughout all arenas of strength are interdependent, regularly in discussion, and jointly constituted. Organizing a various diversity of viewpoints, this ebook deals a much-needed synthesis of a vital component to today’s globalized global and asks how companies can, via their activities, make it higher for everyone. 

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33. See Joel Bakan, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Power (New York: Penguin, 2004); James Ferguson, “Seeing Like an Oil Company: Space, Security, and Global Capital in Neoliberal Africa,” American Anthropologist 107, no. 3 (2005): 377– 82; Kim Fortun, “Remembering Bhopal, Refiguring Liability,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 2, no. 2 (2000): 187– 98; John Gledhill, The Enron Scandal: Global Corporation against Society (New York: Berghahn Books, 2004); Lawrence E.

Among other things, the PWYP coalition serves as the civil society component of the MSI launched at around the same time, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which organizes the process for companies and countries to disclose extractive industry revenues. 22 The influence of EITI and PWYP has been extremely significant. All of the major Western extractive companies are involved in EITI, as are a growing number of resource producing nations. The international fi nancial institutions and bilateral funders have implemented EITI through aid and development programs.

15. One such strategy is the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), in which corporations adhere to international standards set by supporting countries; international and domestic oil, gas, and mining companies; civil society members; and investor representatives that ensure transparency around natural resource governance in nation-states. See Anwar Ravat and Sridar P. Kannan, Implementing EITI for Impact: A Handbook for Policymakers and Stakeholders (EITI International Secretariat with the Oil, Gas and Mining Unit [SEGOM], Sustainable Energy Department [SEG], Sustainable Development Network Vice-Presidency [SDN] of the World Bank, 2013).

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