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Sustainable Development: The Un Millennium Development Goals, the Un Global Compact, and the Common Good, Williams Oliver F. C. S. C.


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Автор: Williams Oliver F. C. S. C.
Название:  Sustainable Development: The Un Millennium Development Goals, the Un Global Compact, and the Common Good   (Оливер Уильямс: Устойчивое развитие. Цели развития ООН на тысячелетие)
Издательство: Eurospan
Классификация:
Политика и институты государственной власти
Экономика развития

ISBN: 0268044295
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780268044299
ISBN: 0-268-04429-5
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-268-04429-9
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 424
Вес: 0.61 кг.
Дата издания: 30.04.2014
Серия: John w. houck notre dame series in business ethics
Язык: ENG
Размер: 229 x 152 x 23
Читательская аудитория: Professional and scholarly
Ключевые слова: United Nations & UN agencies,Development economics & emerging economies
Подзаголовок: The un millennium development goals, the un global compact, and the common good
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Описание: For business to flourish, society must flourish. In today`s global economy, business serves the common good not only by producing goods and services but also by reaching out to the many who are not even in the market because they lack marketable skills and the resources to acquire them. Sustainable Development: The UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the Common Good contains twenty-two essays that document the work of Western companies, working through the UN Global Compact and its Principles of Responsible Investment and the Principles for Responsible Management Education, to shape more peaceful and just societies. Seven case studies by leading businesses and private-public partnerships--including Microsoft, Merck, Sumitomo Chemical, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Novartis, and Levi Strauss--outline their projects, especially those advancing the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) designed to alleviate dire poverty. Twelve chapters reflect on some of the conceptual issues involved with the MDGs, and the three concluding essays examine the future of the UN Global Compact, of the Millennium Development Goals, and of the role of business enterprise in society. The United Nations Global Compact is a major initiative in the worldwide effort to ensure the fair distribution of the enormous wealth generated by the globalization of corporate capitalism, an initiative of interest to all nations, corporations public and private, and the present and future citizens of the world. This volume comprises original contributions from the foremost scholars in the field. These papers are the state of the art in the scholarly examination of the international efforts on the part of private enterprise to assist in economic development and forging peace. --Lisa H. Newton, Fairfield University



A New diplomacy for sustainable development

Автор: Kjellen, Bo
Название: A New diplomacy for sustainable development
ISBN: 0415804914 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415804912
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Accelerating, human-induced changes in global natural systems, with global warming as a prime example, are modifying international relations. Diplomacy has to recognize that new types of threats will require new solutions and a new spirit of cooperation. This is a gradual process; traditional conflicts will continue to haunt the international system and traditional methods of diplomatic work still prevail.

Based on forty years of experience in multilateral negotiations as former diplomat and international negotiator, the author has developed the concept of a New Diplomacy for Sustainable Development. The book develops the theoretical foundations of the concept and links it to the notion of enabling conditions, describing the close linkages between domestic policies and international negotiations. In conclusion, Kjellen comments on present negotiation processes and offers ideas for institutional reform of the international system.

Introduction to Sustainable Development

Автор: Elliott Jennifer
Название: Introduction to Sustainable Development
ISBN: 0415590736 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415590730
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Описание: Thisfourth edition has been comprehensively rewritten and updated to provide a concise, well illustrated and accessible introduction to the characteristics, challenges and opportunities of sustainable development with particular reference to developing countries. The contested nature of sustainable development is explored through a detailed consideration of changing ideas and practices within environmentalism and development thinking.The text identifies the different actors involved (from institutions of global governance through to community based organisations), the policies and mechanisms through which sustainable development is being sought and considers the outcomes for particular groups and environments in both rural and urban contexts. ?? This edition places stronger emphasis on the global challenges of sustainable development with an understanding of inter-linked crises in climate, energy, economy, poverty and social injustice. It explores how these issues are leading to deep questioning of what sustainable development is, what it should be, and how sustainable development policies and mechanisms are being reconsidered.The book gives new consideration to the challenge of achieving lower carbon growth, climate adaptation, and the implications on sustainable development of rapidly expanding economies, including China and India.It contains greater discussion of how civil society movements influence outcomes of international climate policy, as well as technological developments in energy and agriculture. The text also contains a substantially expanded discussion of how poverty remains central to sustainable development challenges, as revealed through the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and Millennium Development Goals. This invaluable text retains the core message that sustainable development has become central to debates about environment and development.Containing a substantial number of new boxed case studies, learning outcomes, chapter summaries, discussion questions, further reading and websites, this text provides an essential introduction for students.

Understanding sustainable development

Автор: Blewitt, John
Название: Understanding sustainable development
ISBN: 041570782X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415707824
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Описание: This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of approaches and traditions at different levels. This second edition includes: a complete update of the text, with increased coverage of major topics including ecosystems; production and consumption; business; urban sustainability; governance; new media technologies; conservation; leadership; globalization and global crises; sustainability literacy and learning; more examples from the Global South and North America, while retaining its unique coverage of first world countries; chapter aims at the start and summaries at the end of each chapter; glossary of key terms; a new chapter on Conservation with a focus on behaviour change and values; a brand new website which includes discussion of how projects are done on the ground, additional exercises and online cases, test questions and recommended readings and films. Offering boxed examples from the local to the global, Understanding Sustainable Development is the most complete guide to the subject for course leaders, undergraduates and postgraduates.

Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development

Автор: Leader
Название: Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development
ISBN: 052176260X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521762601
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: Many infrastructure projects around the world are funded through the project finance method, which combines private financing with public sector backing from multilateral finance institutions such as the World Bank. This examination of the theoretical and practical implications of such funding begins with a discussion of the relationship between the financial structuring of these projects and finance, policy and legal disciplines, especially in the form of investment law, human rights and environmental law. A number of case studies are then examined to provide practical insights into the application (or otherwise) of human rights and sustainable development objectives within such projects. While these theoretical perspectives do not conclude that the project finance method detracts from the application or implementation of human rights and sustainable development objectives, they do highlight the potential for the prioritisation of investment returns at the expense of human rights and environmental protection standards.

Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context

Автор: Jan Servaes
Название: Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
ISBN: 9811028141 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789811028144
Издательство: Springer
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This book presents research that focuses on Sustainable Development in Asia. Chapters are extended works of papers presented at Communication/Culture and The Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation, an international conference held in Chiang Mai University in December 2015. The chapters address assessments of Millennium Development Goals in several Asian countries and the region as a whole. The book also identifies and discusses the changes and potential improvements in the transition from Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015) to Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030). Areas that are covered in the book, which are illustrated with case studies, include Corporate Social Accountability, Information and Communications Technologies, and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The book serves as a useful resource for academics, scholars, students, and policymakers, interested in Development Studies.
Human Development Report : Millennium Development Goals

Название: Human Development Report : Millennium Development Goals
ISBN: 0195219880 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195219883
Издательство: Oxford Academ
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Описание: Discussing the Millennium Development Goals -- the targets set for reductions in poverty, improvements in health and education and protection of the environment around the world by the year 2015, this report examines the progress made towards reaching these goals on a country-by-country basis.

Millennium development goals and beyond

Автор: Feeny, Simon Clarke, Matthew
Название: Millennium development goals and beyond
ISBN: 0230224431 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230224438
Издательство: Springer
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Описание: This book examines how international aid donors and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The book examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs and highlights the need to tailor the goals to individual country circumstances.

Millennium Development Goals and Community Initiatives in the Asia Pacific

Автор: Singh
Название: Millennium Development Goals and Community Initiatives in the Asia Pacific
ISBN: 8132207599 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788132207597
Издательство: Springer
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Описание: Using implementation studies from Asia Pacific countries on meeting the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, this book demonstrate the role of communities in making governance effective and government responsive to the needs of people.

Millennium Development Goals

Автор: Clarke
Название: Millennium Development Goals
ISBN: 0415506549 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415506540
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Описание: In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals. However, it is also very important that consideration now turns to what will follow the MDGs after 2015. Millennium Development Goals: Looking Beyond 2015 provides a critical analysis of the MDGs and discusses a range of issues that must be considered by the international community in determining what poverty alleviation framework might replace the MDGs. This reflection is made even more imperative as the poverty landscape has shifted considerably since these original goals were made. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy.

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 (E.14.I.10)

Автор: United Nations
Название: The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 (E.14.I.10)
ISBN: 9211013089 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789211013085
Издательство: Eurospan
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Описание: The report presents the yearly assessment of global progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), determining the areas where progress has been made, and those that are lagging behind. It pinpoints the areas where accelerated efforts are needed to meet the MDGs by 2015. The report is based on a master set of data compiled by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG indicators led by the Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Millennium Development Goals Gap Task Force Report 2014 (E.14.I.7)

Автор: United Nations
Название: Millennium Development Goals Gap Task Force Report 2014 (E.14.I.7)
ISBN: 9211013046 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789211013047
Издательство: Eurospan
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Описание: The MDG Gap Task Force Report systematically tracks existing international commitments and their fulfilment at the international level in the areas of official development assistance, trade, debt relief, and access to essential medicines and technology as defined by the targets and indicators of MDG 8. The MDG Gap Task Force Report 2014 will build on the 2013 Report, by drawing lessons learned from monitoring MDG 8 and analysing conceptual gaps created by how MDG was originally defined. This should provide insight to discussions on the post-2015 agenda. The Task Force consists of more than 30 UN entities, including participation from the World Bank and the IMF, as well as the OECD and WTO. The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat and UNDP and are the lead agencies in coordinating the work of the Task Force.

NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals

Автор: Brinkerhoff
Название: NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals
ISBN: 140397974X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781403979742
Издательство: Springer
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Описание: Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are viewed as important contributors to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This book examines general NGO roles and comparative advantages in the broad fight to end global poverty, as well as roles and opportunities specific to particular Millennium Development Goals sectors.


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