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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


History and Definitions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter introduces the basic concepts and background references for the study. It illustrates the increasing attention of the international community at major global conferences to corporate ... More


The UN and the OECD: Parallel or Convergent Paths?

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is based on an analysis and comparison of the instruments elaborated in the framework of the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. It serves to ... More


Human Rights Dimensions of Corporate Environmental Accountability

Elisa Morgera

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the impact of environmental human rights on foreign investors' operations and the role of intergovernmental organizations in ensuring that such operations respect ... More


The Cadbury Committee: A History

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, better known as the Cadbury Committee, was set up in May 1991 to address the concerns increasingly voiced at that time about how UK ... More


The Law of Pillage, Conflict Resources, and Jus Post Bellum

Olivia Radics and Carl Bruch

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the role of the law of pillage in the emerging body of jus post bellum with respect to temporal considerations as to its application; its relationship to the law of occupation; ... More


“600,000 Bosses Telling me what to Do”: Campaigns for the Environment and Animal Rights

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines all of the national consumer activism campaigns for environmental protection and animal rights from 2004 – 2014. These 13 campaigns involved fossil fuels, pollution, ... More


“Yes to Jesus Christ, No to JC”: Campaigns for Conservative Causes

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines 20 national conservative campaigns that used consumer activism from 2004 – 2014. These campaigns involved gun rights, abortion, opposition to LGBT rights, and a host of other ... More


Corporate Strategy and Corporate Accountability

Professor John Kay

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between corporate strategy and corporate accountability, arguing that in Britain, and in Anglo-Saxon countries generally, there are substantial areas ... More


Introduction

Susanna Rankin Bohme

in Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Recent popular and scholarly efforts to make sense of globalization and address its injustices have often traced the transnational movement of commodities, showing the social relations and material ... More


A Larger Role for Institutional Investors

J. P. Charkham

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the role of institutional investors is crucial in matters of corporate accountability. After all, these investors, more than anyone, guard the savings of the people. Thus, ... More


The Diachronic Moral Responsibility of Firms

Peter A. French

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

There are two different ways in which responsibility may be ascribed to an agent for the same event. One way focuses on the responsibility for some action at the time of its occurrence, and the other ... More


Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Susanna Rankin Bohme

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A history of the pesticide DBCP in the United States and Central America, Toxic Injustice explores the production of both health inequalities and resistance in late twentieth- and early ... More


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