Resources Relating to Global Standards

Standards and Guidelines Voluntary Initiatives Social Investment Issues Partnerships Information and Resource Centers   Global Standards and Guidelines Global Reporting Initiative: Organized by the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES), The Global Reporting Initiative was established in late 1997 with the mission of designing globally applicable guidelines for preparing enterprise-level sustainability reports. In March 1999, […]

National Defense Construction

Structure and Organization of the Armed Forces The armed forces of the PRC are composed of the PLA, both the active and reserve components, the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force and the militia. The CMC of the PRC directs and assumes unified command of the nation’s armed forces. The Ministry of National Defense under the […]

BEYOND GOOD DEEDS:

California Global Corporate Accountability Project Case Studies and a New Policy Agenda for Corporate Accountability July 2002 Nautilus Institute is pleased to announce the publication of Beyond Good Deeds, the recently issued report on corporate accountability. The goal of the report is to foster a more robust public debate on legal, political and institutional reforms […]

Sustainable and Ethical International Investment Network feature articles

  Sustainable and Ethical International Investment Network feature articles Extracting the Bank from the Extractives by Leif Brottem, May 7, 2002 Leveraging Public Pension Funds: Towards sustainable and responsible corporate governance by Sandy Buffett, March 22, 2002 Financing For Development: Caught Between Polyanna and Cassandra? by Christine Ahn, Sandy Buffett and Lyuba Zarsky, February 4, […]

Commissioned papers on corporate accountability in the high-tech and oil sectors

California Global Corporate Accountability Project Project Reports and Roundtable Proceedings 5/17/02 Dodging Dilemmas? Press Release 5/03/02 Dodging Dilemmas? 3/12/02 Whose Business? A Handbook on Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights and the Environment High Tech Sector Reports 10/18/01 Manufacturing Growth With Social Deficits: Environmental and Labor Issues in the High Tech Sector of Penang, Malaysia 3/23/01 […]

Dodging Dilemmas Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2002 For more information contact Lyuba Zarsky 1 510 295 6117 Nautilus Institute Economic benefits of high tech investment in developing countries are compromised by environmental and health costs, concludes new report For a full copy of the report see http://nautilus.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/DodgingDilemmas3.pdf (Berkeley, Calif.) – Despite voluntary efforts to reduce environmental […]

May 17, 2002 — CAP Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2002 For more information contact Lyuba Zarsky 1 510 295 6117 Nautilus Institute Economic benefits of high tech investment in developing countries are compromised by environmental and health costs, concludes new report For a full copy of the report see the report. (Berkeley, Calif.) – Despite voluntary efforts to reduce environmental […]

THE GLOBAL SULLIVAN PRINCIPLES – February 1, 1999

THE PREAMBLE The objectives of the Global Sullivan Principles are to support economic, social and political justice by companies where they do business; to support human rights and to encourage equal opportunity at all levels of employment, including racial and gender diversity on decision making committees and boards; to train and advance disadvantaged workers for […]

BERKELEY, CA, AUGUST 20, 1999 — Corporate Accountability Project CoDirector to Head Amnesty International

BERKELEY, CA, AUGUST 20, 1999 — Julianne Traylor, one of the Principal Investigators in the California Global Corporate Accountability Project, has been named chairwoman of Amnesty International USA. Ms. Traylor is a founder and Project Director of Human Rights Advocates, which, along with the San Francisco-based Natural Heritage Institute, is collaborating with the Nautilus Institute […]

BERKELEY, CA, AUGUST 06, 1999 — Ford and MacArthur Grants for Corporate Accountability Project

BERKELEY, CA, AUGUST 06, 1999 — The Nautilus Institute has received support grants from the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation for its California Global Corporate Accountability Project. The research and advocacy Project examines ways to raise the environmental and social performance of California-based multinationals through innovations in corporate governance based on disclosure, state-level regulation […]