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Global Hand Principles

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Global Hand is in the process of developing a set of principles and values to ensure that aid given is good aid.

Standards

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Global Hand Standards introductory page

Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC)

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Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) is a coalition of about 100 Canadian organisations working for the elimination of poverty in Canada and overseas. CCIC is involved in the analysis of Canada's aid, trade, and foreign policy, as well as promoting the humanitarian aid and...

Making Private Standards Work for You: A guide to private standards in the garments, footwear and furniture sectors

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Buyers and producers are faced with many overlapping but non-aligned standards. According to some estimates, more than 1,000 codes of conduct and management systems exist. But most companies in developing countries do not have much tangible information. “Making Private Standards Work for You: A...

Business UNusual

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Business UNusual, a collaborative publication of the United Nations Global Compact Office and the Global Public Policy Institute, provides an overview of recent partnership activities in the United Nations, as well as the challenges the UN faces in its efforts to engage the private sector and...

Doing Business with the World: The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

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Doing Business with the World, a publication of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), describes how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development.

Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

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The current crisis offers the opportunity to rethink the contribution that investors can make to eradicating global poverty. Oxfam believes that investors have a critical role to play in poverty alleviation, through supporting economic growth, building infrastructure, and helping to create a...

Palestine Fair Trade General Guidelines

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The Palestine Fair Trade Association Guidelines include: 1) Guidelines for Farmers and/or Producers 2) Guidelines for Labor and Employment 3) Environmental Guidelines 4) Trader and Distributor Guidelines

Fairtrade Campaigner and Supporter Promotional Materials Manual

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Instructions for non-commercial use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on promotional materials (Examples of non-commercial promotional materials are: campaign banners, leaflets, posters, stickers, local authority produced materials, websites)