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The Virtue of Voluntarism: Human Rights, Corporate Responsibility, and UN Global Compact

Ursula Wynhoven and Yousuf Aftab

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The dichotomy between voluntary and regulatory approaches to achieving corporate responsibility is increasingly recognized as a false one. Instead, there is a new focus on the search for a smart mix ... More


Corporations and Human Rights

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses various regimes that seek to cover the human rights obligations of corporations: the OECD Guidelines, the ILO Tripartite Declaration, the UN Global Compact, the Norms of the ... More


Corporate Water Stewardship: Lessons for Goal-based Hybrid Governance

Takahiro Yamada

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the way in which the UN Global Compact Office (UNGCO) has attempted to mobilize the private sector to contribute to the attainment of MDG 7 through its initiative, the CEO Water ... More


Corporate Responsibility for Pharmaceutical Corporations

Klaus M. Leisinger

in The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592173
eISBN:
9780191729058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592173.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter considers the role and responsibilities of a responsible corporation from the perspective of a global pharmaceutical. Many examples are provided of how CSR process, practice, and ... More


INGOs and Corporations

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Condemnation of corporate environmental and human rights performance has been something that some INGOs have become well-known for, yet not all INGOs elect to be publicly confrontational. We explore ... More


Harmonization of Labor Standards

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of labour standards, tracing its history from early efforts in the late 19th century in Europe to developments under the ILO (International Labour ... More


Private Sector Response to Corruption

Fritz Heimann

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on what has been done to combat corruption in the private sector starting in the United States with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in 1977: the first law that ... More


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