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Impacts of Corporate Code of Conduct on Labor Standards: A Case Study of Reebok's Athletic Footwear Supplier Factory in China (Xiaomin Yu, 2008)

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This study examines the social impact of labour-related corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies or corporate codes of conduct on upholding labour standards through a case study of CSR discourse and codes implementation by Reebok, a leading branded company making athletic footwear in a...

Corporate Social Responsibility in China: An Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Retailers' Sustainability Dimensions.

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This paper discusses the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in China through an exploration of the way in which CSR operates in large retailers both in the Chinese and the international context.

EU Import Requirements

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This document provides guidelines on regulations for importing into the EU. It has sections on tariff classification and import duties, textiles and clothing, restricted ue of hazardous materials etc. Although the information has a commercial focus, much is also relevant to humanitarian shipments. ...

Draft Two SFTMS (Sustainable Fair Trade Management System) Standard

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SFTMS is the new worldwide standard for the independent certification of organisations which demonstrate Fair Trade business practices. The requirements of this standard are applicable to any organisation applying Fair Trade principles in all its business processes regardless of the nature of...

Linking Business with Pro-Poor Development

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Linking Business with Pro-Poor Development explores two key questions, How can business be pro-poor? and How can such partnerships be made sustainable? The document showcases how an innovative private-community partnership transformed the livelihoods of highly vulnerable families in far flung...

Citi Dhaka arranges loan for NGO micro-finance institution

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In July 2009, Citi Dhaka helped arrange a syndicated loan (subscribed by a group of local banks) for $21.7 million for BURO, a not-for-profit that is one of the fastest growing microfinance institutions in Bangladesh. BURO Bangladesh is a specialized micro-finance institution that provides high...

R.E.A.C.T. Indonesian Earthquake

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Thousands were killed in Indonesia as a result of the earthquake which struck central Java. Thousands more were made homeless. Relief and reconstruction efforts are underway and ongoing assistance will be needed.

R.E.A.C.T. Tajikistan

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Abnormally cold weather conditions in Tajikistan, causing heavy snowfall and frozen rivers, have damaged water and electrical supply systems and isolated mountain villages. Snowfall in December 2007 was 245% above the historical average for the month. Temperatures of between -8°C and -25°C since...

Solar power's role in rural India

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Selco is a social enterprise which has provided solar-powered lighting and water heating for half a million people in the states of Karnataka and Gujarat since it began in 1995. It provides lighting for businesses too and even rents solar lights to street hawkers.