Business Regulation and Non-State Actors: Whose Standards? Whose Development?

Business Regulation and Non-State Actors: Whose Standards? Whose Development?

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ISBN-13: 9781138808164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/25/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 406
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Darryl Reed is Associate Professor in the Business and Society Program at York University, Canada.

Peter Utting is Deputy Director at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.

Ananya Mukherjee-Reed is Professor, Department of Political Science at York University, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Multistakeholder Regulation in a Development Perspective Peter Utting 1. Development and the Problematic of Non-State Regulation Darryl Reed 2. Activism, Business Regulation and Development Peter Utting 3. Assessing the ETI Codes of Labour Practice Stephane Barrientos and Sally Smith 4. Social Accountability 8000 and Socioeconomic Development Andreas Rasche and Dirk Ulrich Gilbert 5. The International Organizaiton for Standardization Stepan Wood 6. The United Nations Global Compact and Development Catia Gregoratti 7. The Global Reporting Initiative: Promise and Limitations David L. Levy and Halina Szejnwald Brown 8. Balanço Social and Sustainability Reporting in Brazil Eduardo R. Gomes and Ana Maria Kirschner 9. The Forest Stewardship Council Graeme Auld and Benjamin Cashore 10. The Marine Stewardship Council Graeme Auld 11. The Global G.A.P. Agni Kalfagianni and Doris Fuchs 12. Global Retail Accululation Strategies and Wal-Mart's CSR Regime Ngai-Ling Sum 13. Applying the Atlanta Agreement on Child Labour in South Asia Peter Lund-Thomsen and Khalid Nadvi 14. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Carola Kantz 15. Blood Diamonds, Non-State Actors and Development: The Kimberley Process and Beyond Ian Smillie 16. Peoples' Tribunals in Latin America Marcelo Saguier 17. The Worker Rights Consortium Don Wells 18. International Framework Agreements and Development Nikolaus Hammer 19. IFOAM and the Instiutionalization of Organic Agriculture René Audet and Corinne Gendron 20. 'Fair Trade Gold': Prospects for Africa's Artisanal Miners Gavin Hilson and Paul Kamlongera 21. The World Fair Trade Organization: From Trust to Compliance Eileen Davenport and William Low 22. Fairtrade International (FLO) Darryl Reed 23. Comercio Justo México: Potential Lessons for Fairtrade? Alistair M. Smith and Francisco VanDerHoff Boersma 24. From Non-State Regulation to Governance? Shifting the Site of Contestation Darryl Reed and Ananya Mukherjee-Reed

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