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BASESwiki BASESwiki is an initiative of the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, undertaken in cooperation with the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School and with the support and collaboration of the International Bar Association, the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman of the World Bank Group and the JAMS Foundation.
Burma Campaign - company campaigns Burma Campaign UK is a leading Burma campaign organisations. Its campaigns include campaigns against companies investing and trading in Burma.
Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Business & Human Rights Resource Centre provides a wide range of materials on subjects relating to business and human rights, including labour rights.
Clean Clothes Campaign The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is an alliance of organisations in 13 European countries. Members include trade unions and NGOs covering women’s rights, consumer advocacy and poverty reduction.
Committee on Workers' Capital The Committee on Workers Capital (CWC) is an international labour union network for dialogue and action on the responsible investment of workers capital.
CORE The Corporate Responsibility Coalition CORE is an alliance of voluntary organisations, trade unions and companies, which works for a world in which companies respect the rights of workers, local communities and the environment.
Corporate Crime Reporter Corporate Crime Reporter posts highlights of its print newsletter which is published and mailed 48 times a year.
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), is a European-based research and campaign group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups.
Corporate Sustainability Reporting This web site is a one-stop shop on corporate non-financial reporting.
CorpWatch CorpWatch is an non-profit organisation that conducts investigative research and journalism to expose corporate malfeasance and to advocate for multinational corporate accountability and transparency.
Council of Global Unions - International Framework Agreements The Council of Global Unions' web site lists all the International Framework Agreements that have been negotiated and agreed between global union federations and multinational companies.
Database on Transnational Company Agreements This is a database of transnational company agreements, which are agreements comprising reciprocal commitments, the scope of which extends to several States, and which has been concluded by one or more representatives of a company/group of companies and one or more workers’ organisations.
Democratic Voice of Burma The Democratic Voice of Burma is a non-profit Burmese media organization committed to responsible journalism.
Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is an alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations that work in partnership to improve the lives of workers across the globe who make or grow consumer goods.
European Coalition for Corporate Justice The European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) promotes corporate accountability by bringing together national platforms of civil society organizations (CSOs) including NGOs, trade unions, consumer advocacy groups and academic institutions from all over Europe.
European Works Council Agreements Full Text Database The database contains the details and texts of agreements that have established European Works Councils, as well as agreements negotiated by EWCs on specific topics (substantive agreements). The database also contains (brief) information on multinational companies falling within the scope of the EWC Directive.
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) sets a global standard for transparency in oil, gas and mining so as to ensure that natural resources benefit all.
Global Reporting Initiative GRI has developed a Sustainability Reporting Framework, which enables organisations to report their economic, social, environmental and governance impacts.
Global Standard Blog; Propriety, Integrity and Transparency This blog hosts a useful discussion on the aims and principles of the Lecce Framework on Propriety, Integrity and Transparency.
International Labour Rights Forum ILRF is an advocacy organisation dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide.
International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) The International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) represents the collective interests of 25 million metalworkers from more than 200 unions in 100 countries.
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is the main international trade union organisation, representing the interests of working people worldwide.
IUF - International Union of Food Workers The IUF is an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in: agriculture and plantations; the preparation and manufacture of food and beverages; hotels, restaurants and catering services; all stages of tobacco processing.
Lawyers for Better Business Lawyers for Better Business (L4BB) is an online publication and network that aims to support lawyers in becoming champions of corporate responsibility.
NORMLEX Information System on International Labour Standards NORMLEX is a new information system of the ILO which brings together information on International Labour Standards (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.) as well as national labour and social security laws.
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises The OECD publishes a range of materials on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises including the Guidelines themselves in English, French and German.
OECD Watch OECD Watch is an international network of civil society organisations, which monitors the effectiveness of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Realizing Rights: Ethical Globalization Realizing Rights was founded in October 2002 by Mary Robinson to put human rights standards at the heart of global governance and policy-making.
Shift Shift is an NGO that aims to help governments, businesses and their stakeholders put the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into practice. They provide training and publish guidance materials in order to help build expertise and practice in the field of business and human rights globally.
Social Accountability International Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-governmental, multi-stakeholder organisation whose mission is to advance the human rights of workers by promoting decent work conditions, labor rights, and corporate social responsibility through voluntary standards.
Social Funds SocialFunds.com features news artcles on socially responsible investment.
SOMO SOMO, or the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, is a Dutch research and advisory bureau that, since 1973, has been investigating the consequences of corporate policies of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and the consequences of the internationalisation of business for developing countries in particular.
Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises This web site documents the work of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights and Transnationall Corporations and other Business Enterprises, Professor John Ruggie.
Tax Justice Network (TJN) The Tax Justice Network promotes transparency in international finance and supports a level playing field on tax.
The Asian Floor Coalition The Asia Floor Wage Coalition grew out of an initative in which union leaders and labour activists in Asia came together to explore a union-based Asian strategy for the global garment industry.
UNI Global Union UNI Global Union provides a voice and a platform for workers at the international level in jobs "ranging from the night janitor in your office block to the big-time Hollywood director of your favourite movie".
White Collar Crime Prof Blog Part of a network of web logs ("blogs") designed from the ground-up to assist law professors in their scholarship and teaching by focusing on one particular area of law.