Green Industry : Links

There are 37 documents in this section.

  • Save the Children Fund UK - Child Labour

    23 May 2002

    For information regarding child labour, this area of SCF's website is an excellent starting point. It contains a factfile, consumer advice, case studies, projects, leaflets, videos, publications and press releases.

  • Global Exchange - Anti-Sweatshop Campaign

    23 May 2002

    This area of Global Exchange's website contains much information on bad practice companies, links, resources, student activites, tools for action and its campaign against sweatshops in China.

  • Make Trade Fair - Oxfam

    23 May 2002

    The website of Oxfam's campaign for fair trade provides an excellent analysis of the issues to date. Its section on "Unfair Trade" discusses the issues - subsidies, trade barriers, commodities, TNCs and patents. It also includes real life stories, information on fair trade and the Oxfam report, 'Rigged Rules and Double Standards'.

  • IIED - Sustainable Markets

    22 May 2002

    This programme launched by the International Institute for Environment and Development seeks to promote practical ways of making international trade and global consumption serve the goals of sustainable development.

  • Fairtrade Foundation

    22 May 2002

    Provides details of fair trade initiatives, including the Fairtrade Mark. Its website includes information on Fairtrade producers, their newsletter, resources and links.

  • Third World Network

    22 May 2002

    TWN, based in Malaysia, is an international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South relations. Its website contains a wealth of information on trade, environment, human and women's rights issues, from a broad developing world perspective. It also includes publications, papers, action alerts and UN statements.

  • Trade Observatory

    22 May 2002

    Formerly WTO-Watch, this site has material on trade, the WTO, globalisation and sustainable development.

  • Transparency International

    22 May 2002

    TI is the only international non-governmental organisation devoted to combating the supply and demand of corruption. It works at a global and national monitoring governments, corporations, banks and key institutions.

  • Institute of Business Ethics

    8 March 2002

    The IBE aims to encourage the ethical nature of wealth creation and the highest standards of behaviour by companies. It also publicises the best ethical practices. It holds consultations and conferences, publishes research and identifies effective actions which business can take. The IBE website includes information on events, publications, links, news and guidelines for developing a 'Code of Business Ethics'.

  • Global Compact, The

    8 March 2002

    Learn about the nine principles of this business pact that promotes human rights, fair labour practices and the environment. The website also includes news, resources, learning tools and projects.