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IBLF's blog on sustainability and CSR

Founded in 1990, IBLF is an independent, global organisation working with leading multinational companies on the sustainability and corporate social responsibility agenda.

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Business-NGO Relationships for Environmental Conservation in Hong Kong: Capacity Building for NGOs and the Roles of Government and Business-Related Organisations

This is an article published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Public Administration, vol 29, no 2, in December 2007. Drawing on stakeholders' views collected from 31 in-depth face-to-face interviewees, the article investigates business-NGO relationships for environmental conservation in Hong...

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Standards of Corporate Social Responsibility

Standards of Corporate Social Responsibility, established by the Social Venture Network, are defined in terms of nine interrelated topics. There are three general topics: ethics, accountability, and governance; and, six topics related to each stakeholder group: investors, employees, business...

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Good practice in community based disaster risk management

This document presents good practices from the GOI-UNDP Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Programme, which envisages accelerating capacity development for disaster reduction at the national level and in some of the most-vulnerable regions in the country through community-based and gender sensitive...

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Palestine Fair Trade General Guidelines

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

National Emergency Management Association

The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is the professional association of and for state emergency management directors. NEMA runs programmes in emergency management, acts as a comprehensive information and assistance resource, and develops strategic partnerships aimed at improving...

European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)is an independent foundation legally constituted in the Netherlands. ECPDM aims to build effective partnerships relating to cooperation between the European Union and countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. ECPDM also works to...

SOS Children's Villages - Algeria

SOS Children provides long-term help to abandoned children and orphans. The children live in homes with an SOS mother and other children which are considered as their sisters and brothers. The children thus have a caring home, medical and psychological assistance and the possibility to go to...

Social Accountability International

Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-governmental, international, multi-stakeholder organisation dedicated to improving workplaces and communities by developing and implementing socially responsible standards. SAI promotes the human rights of workers around the world as a standards...

Malawi Millennium Project

The Malawi Millennium Project was set up by the University of Strathclyde to mark the new Millennium. Launched in September 1999 by the Princess Royal, it is based on ten years of co-operation between the University of Strathclyde and the University of Malawi. The main aims of the project are to...

Save The Rhinos Trust

Save The Rhinos Trust is a Namibian conservation charity established in 1982 to stop the indiscriminate slaughter of rhino, elephant and other wild life. The organisation is involved in the conservation of the Black Rhino and the rare Desert Elephant, and promotes conservation and the development...

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is a non-profit organisation, launched in 2005 by President Bill Clinton. CGI brings together a community of global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. The defining characteristics of CGI are its...

United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC)

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997, UNODC has approximately 500 staff members worldwide. Its headquarters are in Vienna and it has 21 field offices as well as a liaison offices in...

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) - India

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997, UNODC has approximately 500 staff members worldwide. Its headquarters are in Vienna and it has 21 field offices as well as a liaison offices in...

International China Concern (ICC)

International China Concern (ICC) supports the Chinese government in aiding the socially disadvantaged. ICC channels medical equipment, personnel, rehabilitation equipment, training resources, clothing and finances into joint venture projects in China. ICC provides paediatric training, occupational...

Banco de Sillas de Rueda (BANDESIR)

Banco de Sillas de Ruedas (BANDESIR) aims to promote the integration of persons with disabilities into their family environment and the labour force. Among its services are the provision of wheelchairs and other orthopaedic equipment, medical and dental services, and rehabilitation services...

Ministry of Revenue - Ethiopia

The Ministry of Revenue of Ethiopia is responsible for implementing government revenue policy. The Ministry aims to run an administrative system that is not exposed to corruption and delivers an efficient service to the public. The Ministry oversees the operation of the federal inland revenue...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Croatia

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organisation advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP works with them to raise awareness, develop their own solutions to global and...

UNICEF Costa Rica

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) was set up in the aftermath of the second world war to provide food, clothing and shelter for children affected by disease and famine. This mandate was extended indefinitely in 1953, and UNICEF now works in 191 countries worldwide. In Costa Rica, UNICEF's...

Planet Read

PlanetRead is a non-profit organisation seeking to improve literacy in India using same-language subtitling. By adding subtitles to films and videos, PlanetRead gives regular reading practice to people with low literacy skills.