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The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Shipping Industry
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A Research Collaboration between the Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Nippon Foundation.
A Study of Chinese Consumer Good Manufacturer's Response to Big Brand Supply Chain Sustainability
Jane Lister, Genevieve LeBaron
In recent years, big brand companies have competed to adopt far-reaching sustainability goals. They are now racing to drive these commitments into their core operations as well as through their global supply chains. This project analyzes the impact of this accelerating trend on the environmental and social practices of consumer goods manufacturers in China.
Publications
Ethical Audits and the Supply Chains of Global Corporations
Jane Lister, Genevieve LeBaron
The research argues that supply chain audits are working for corporations but failing workers and the environment
January 15, 2016
Farming for Walmart: the politics of corporate control and responsibility in the global South
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
LISTEN: Jane Lister speaks to Radio New Zealand about Eco-Business
Jane Lister
Jane Lister, co-author (with Peter Dauvergne) of "Eco-Business: A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability", speaks to Radio New Zealand about whether the recent corporate embrace of 'sustainability' is making any environmental impact on the earth.
June 19, 2013
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Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification
September 23, 2013
A seminar by Graeme Auld, Associate Professor at Carleton University in the School of Public Policy and Administration.
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