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Book Chapter | Jan 2012
What responsibilities do oil companies in Angola have to improve the situation of the Angolan population? Standard corporate social responsibility ...
CSR, Oil, Angola
Sudan Working Paper | May 2016
Introduction Since the 1950s, there has been a growing international awareness of the need for business organizations to commit to a social ...
economy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Islam, ethics, philantropy, Sudan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
What are the responsibility of oil companies in resource rich countries? Do they take these responsibilities? Based on a utilitarian perspective ...
Oil, Corporate social responsibility, Ethics, Angola, Jel Codes: M14, L71, D63
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
A recent polling excercise among Norwegian consumers found that only 21% stated profit as the main objective of business activities. Corresponding ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
The article explores the promotion and reception of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Arab world, taking Syria and Dubai as "most ...
global compact, globalization, symbolic capital, Islamic welfare, corporate social responsibility, Middle East, Syria, Dubai, Middle East
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
News | 27 Feb 2012
Corporate community development projects typically do not fail due to incompetence. They fail because promoting development is not their underlying objective. Making money is.
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility
Game theory, ethics, public economics, international economics, social choice, Angola, Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania
Project | Jan - Dec 2005
To what extent should multinational corporations doing business in developing countries contribute to improving social conditions? Where should ...
Business ethics, corporate social responsibility, multinational corporations, Africa: Angola
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
The question of corporate responsibility in poor and undemocratic countries, has been addressed by a CMI strategic institute programme (SIP) ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Though corporate social responsibility (CSR) is on the agenda of most major corporations, corporate executives still largely support the view ...
Profit maximization, Business ethics, Corporate social responsibility (CSR), Jel codes: D63, M14
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
The purpose of this issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Customs, International, developing countries
News | 30 May 2005
Empowerment, participation, accountability and non-discrimination: Operationalising a human rights-based approach to development, is the theme of this year's volume. CMI researcher Hugo Stokke explores the boundaries of state responsibility in his essay "What is left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibility in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Project | Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Rationale Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen Department of Comparative Politics have received seed funding from ...
Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2012
While it is commonly accepted that corporations have negative duties to respect human rights, the question of whether rights also imply positive ...
human rights, duties, obligations, responsibility, Ruggie reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Angola
Political scientist focusing on the social, political and humanitarian consequences of violent conflict, and strategies of response.
Comparative international politics, migration/refugee movements, refugees in asylum, human rights, minorities, ethnic conflict, humanitarian assistance and conflict, conflict management, political risk, Asia: Afghanistan, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Understanding the role of large energy corporations in society is a crucial, yet challenging task for the social science of energy. Ethnographic ...
Energy, Corporate social responsibility, Multi-sited ethnography, Access, Positionality, Tanzania, Turkey, Norway, Brazil
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda