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A History of Business Ethics

Richard T. De George The term ‘business ethics’ is used in a lot of different ways, and the history of business ethics will vary depending on how one conceives of the object under discussion. The history will

This Week in Digital – 21.10.2017

ONLINE VIDEO AD SPEND OVERTAKES BANNER ADS It was announced this week that for the first time ever advertisers are spending more on video ads than banner ads. The figures come from the latest Digital Adspend report

A new poll: do you have confidence in the United Nations?

Please take a moment for our new Twitter poll! Do you have confidence in the United Nations?#Poll #Polls #GlobalGoals #UnitedNations #UN #AntonioGuterres #ATSocialMedia #UNreform #UNGA — IBSO (@Interstandards) September 21, 2017

Realizing the United Nations Global Compact: IBSO Communication on Engagement – 2017

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a strategic policy initiative for organisations that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies to UN goals aimed at building a sustainable and inclusive global economy. As a signatory

Business & human rights – A brief introduction

Introduction In the wake of major abuses in recent decades, civil society has increasingly called for companies to be held to human rights standards.  Union Carbide was widely denounced for the 1984 Bhopal chemical gas leak that

ARMATURE Signs Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

We are pleased to announce that we are the latest company to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce. This Charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO), a worldwide independent nonprofit organization that

IBSO signed the UN open letter calling on academic institutions to incorporate human rights in management education

The Global Compact and the Secretariat of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education have released an Open Letter calling on academic institutions to educate future managers and leaders on business and human rights. Endorsed by the

World Bank’s 2017 Atlas of SDGs Provides Tool for Tracking Implementation

The World Bank has released the ‘2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals.’ The Atlas includes over 150 maps and data visualizations to assist with efforts to track progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). STORY

Top 5 Business And Human Rights Concerns For Companies To Monitor

Businesses are being bombarded with information about their global human rights and other nonfinancial responsibilities, and are under growing pressure to publicize their efforts in that regard. Below we outline five key developments that business should be