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Accord Interagency Gifts in Kind Standards

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Accord Gifts in Kind Standards govern US-based member organisations' Gifts in Kind (GIK) activity.

Botswana Council of NGOs (BOCONGO)

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Code of Conduct - Botswana Council of NGOs (BOCONGO) aims to enable NGOs in Botswana to respond to the challenges of sustaining democratic and participatory institutions. The Code provides guidelines on establishing an enabling environment, values, transparency, governance, accountability,...

Under the spotlight: Building a better understanding of global business-NGO partnerships

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Focussing specifically on partnerships between business and NGOs, this paper aims to play its part in: * Revealing partnership potential; * Addressing the challenges that working outside one’s comfort zone invariably brings; and * Pushing forward the partnering agenda so that it starts to have...

Corporate Social Responsibility: Overview and Case Studies

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an integral part of business especially for larger corporations. Their programs address issues of poverty, unfair labour practices and the environment alongside government programs and civil society activities. This article will showcase some...

Human trafficking and business: An E-learning course on how to prevent and combat human trafficking

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The United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) and the End Human Trafficking Now! Campaign (EHTN!) have developed an eLearning course which is a modular training programme for business leaders, managers and employees of business companies.

LexisNexis Human Trafficking Awareness Index

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The Human Trafficking Awareness Index uses the respected Nexis® service to track and analyze the volume of news articles related to human trafficking. It is hoped that the service will provide a valuable tool for campaigners looking to raise awareness of human trafficking on an ongoing basis.

Community-Business Partnerships Help Sheets

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These help sheets, designed by the Australian Institute of Corporate Responsibility, are designed to take users through the main steps of initiating, nurturing and expanding community-business partnerships.

Towards More Coherent United Nations System Support To Africa

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A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.

Beyond the Midpoint: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

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This paper is UNDP’s forward-looking review of the factors that shape MDG progress, along with the constraints and bottlenecks that have hampered MDG achievement in many countries. The findings build on MDG assessments in 30 countries that were undertaken for this review.

The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility

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This article by Aneel Karnani argues that the idea that companies have a duty to address social ills is not just flawed, but also makes it more likely that we'll ignore the real solutions to the problems at hand.