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Equator Principles


The Equator Principles (EPs) are a credit risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in project finance transactions. Project finance is often used to fund the development and construction of major infrastructure and industrial projects.The EPs...

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OECD Principles of Corporate Governance


OECD Principles of Corporate Governance are intended to assist OECD and non-OECD governments in their efforts to evaluate and improve the legal, institutional and regulatory framework for corporate governance in their countries. The Principles also provide guidance and suggestions for stock...

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Corporate Volunteer Reporting Standards v2.0


Corporate Volunteer Reporting Standards v2.0 are used for reporting the activities of a company’s employee volunteer program. Standards relate to areas such as volunteer activities, employee volunteers, volunteer hours and dollar value of volunteer hours.

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Global Hand Principles (Summary)


The Global Hand Principles aim to ensure that aid given is good aid. The principles state that aid should be: need driven, quality controlled, determined by informed choices, avoiding aid dependency, exercising economic responsibility; factoring both relief and development constraints; implementing...

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Social Entrepreneurs: vital partners for business


"Social Entrepreneurs: vital partners for business", a news article, reports on a meeting of over 80 leaders from international business, non-governmental organisations and government to discuss how partnerships between social entrepreneurs and business can enable companies to address development...

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Partnering in today’s world: a new website for Global Hand


The world is not as it was when Global Hand began. Times have changed and we are changing with them. Global Hand came into being as a ‘matching’ website: connecting for-profits and non-profits to respond to world need.

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Disaster prevention: a role for business?


This study was commissioned by the ProVention Consortium to examine the business case for reducing natural disaster risks in developing countries. The study explores a corporate social responsibility (CSR) perspective on disaster prevention and addresses, in particular, the potential for...

Global Commons Alliance


Ours is a fragmented world: one of great need and great resources, but one where surprisingly few find it easy to connect. To help make these connections, a number of organisations have come together to form the Global Commons Alliance (GCA). GCA members are connectors - linking those in need of...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: The WBCSD’s journey


This document is a brief summary of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)'s current thinking on CSR and suggests the transition step to the next generation of work on this topic: from being a key project to becoming a cross-cutting theme. The report is designed to encourage...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: making good business sense


Built on the first CSR report, making good business sense, this document is the result of dialogues held globally. It offers insights into the way in which CSR is interpreted in different geographical regions, and provides some practical tools that companies everywhere can use to make CSR a...