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- Eldis is one of a family of knowledge services from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, United Kingdom. Their mission is the documentation, exchange and use of evidence-based development knowledge. Corporate Social Responsibility is one of the topics maintained by Eldis, with news articles on various aspects of social responsibility. The site also links to a number of Web sites related to corporate social responsibility.
- Future 500 is an organization that links corporations and stakeholders to advance global citizenship, offering tools, strategies and processes to find common ground to address society's problems. Two of its tools are Global Citizenship 360 and Stakeholder Mapping.
- International Center for Corporate Accountability is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote good corporate citizenship worldwide. Its mission is to encourage multinational corporations to create voluntary standards to guide their conduct in overseas operations regarding wages and working conditions, protection of human rights, and sustainable development issues. The organization also creates procedures for independent external monitoring to verify compliance by the companies with their voluntarily created codes of conduct.
- International Standards Organization (ISO) is an organization is developing an International Standard providing guidelines for social responsibility. This voluntary guidance standard will be published in 2008 as ISO 26000.
- Social Accountability International works to improve workplaces and combat sweatshops through the expansion and further development of the international workplace standard, SA8000, and the associated SA8000 verification system. SAI is a U.S.-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the development, implementation and oversight of voluntary verifiable social accountability standards.
- United Nations Global Compact is an international initiative to bring companies together with UN agencies, labor and civil society to support universal and social principles. It consists of 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.
- World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) provides business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development, as well as resources for business operating in a world shaped by sustainable development issues. The Council focuses on four areas: energy and climate; development; the business role; and ecosystems. Its Web site includes links to international organizations, news and content, foundations, NGSs, initiatives, training, and business organizations.
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