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Peace through commerce : responsible corporate citizenship and the ideals of the United Nations global compact

Author: Oliver F Williams
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2008.
Series: John W. Houck Notre Dame series in business ethics.
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The United Nations Global Compact serves as a forum in which multinational businesses work to promote human rights, prevent violent conflict, and contribute to more peaceful societies. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peace through commerce.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2008
(DLC) 2008026864
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver F Williams
OCLC Number: 694145923
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 490 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The purpose of the corporation / Marilise Smurthwaite --
Moral maturity, peace through commerce, and the partnership dimension / Timothy L. Fort and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo --
Transnational corporate accountability and the rule of law / Douglass Cassel and Sean O'Brien --
The role of corporate actors in peace-building processes : opportunities and challenges / John Paul Lederach --
Broad-based black economic empowerment and the deracialization of the South African economy / Willie Esterhuyse --
False promises and premises? The challenge of peace building for corporations / Mary Anderson --
International concord and intranational discord : a study of Freeport-McMoRan / David B. Lowry --
Impact assessment, transparency, and accountability : three keys to building sustainable partnerships between business and its stakeholders / Donal A. O'Neill --
Stretching the limits of corporate responsibility / Klaus M. Leisinger --
A public-private partnership for enterprise development : the case of the Angola Enterprise Program / Ofelia C. Eugenio --
Producing generic medicines in Afghanistan : opportunities and challenges of a multistakeholder partnership / Brigitte Hélène Scherrer --
Grassroots enterprise development in post-conflict southern Sudan and Darfur : preliminary observations / Samer Abdelnour ... [et al.] --
Ford Motor Company, human rights, and environmental integrity / Gerald F. Cavanagh ... [et al.] --
Creating shared value : Nestlé S.A. in developing nations / Lisa Newton and John Bee --
IBM and corporate citizenship / Stanley Litow --
General Electric and corporate citizenship : improving the health of the poor in Africa / Marshall Greenhut with Bob Corcoran --
From being apart to being partners : the experience of Barloworld / Daniel Malan --
Occidental Petroleum, Cerrejón, and NGO partnerships in Colombia : lessons learned / Alexandra Guáqueta --
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company : secure the future / Thomas Costa --
Multinational enterprises : interacting with nongovernmental organizations / Lee Tavis --
Responsible corporate citizenship and the ideals of the United Nations Global Compact / Oliver F. Williams.
Series Title: John W. Houck Notre Dame series in business ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Oliver F. Williams.

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