“The Centre for Excellence on Corporate Social Responsibility is being developed by The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum as one of the four pillars of the Canadian government’s action plan on CSR, Building the Canadian Advantage announced in March 2009. Over the coming year, this site will become the hub of knowledge on CSR-related practices and approaches as they apply to the extractive sector. The focus is to help Canadian companies doing business around the world, provide tools and information for all stakeholders, and to raise the bar for excellent CSR-related practices in the extractive industry.”
The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) is the premier advocacy organization for whistleblowers. NWC’s staff is comprised of nationally recognized whistleblower advocates, experts in whistleblower protection law, and campaigners committed to facilitating improved protections for all workers to speak out about wrongdoing in the workplace.
This new site, established by the Securities and Exchange Commission, contains a section on investor fraud, with alerts and updates on specific scams
The aim of the Progressive Business Leaders Network is “to help invent a more sustainable economy that fosters lasting and shared prosperity as well as social and environmental justice. This ambition requires business leaders to engage in a new way with each other and with shapers of public policy around the challenges of our times.”
This UK organization offers information related to jobs in corporate social responsibility. You can sign up on their site to have job listings emailed directly to you. In addition to providing assistance to both job candidates and employers, Lifeworth hosts conferences and seminars, and also produces publications, including the Annual Review of Corporate Responsibility.
“The Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) is a non-profit organization created by college and university administrations, students and labor rights experts. The WRC’s purpose is to assist in the enforcement of manufacturing Codes of Conduct adopted by colleges and universities; these Codes are designed to ensure that factories producing clothing and other goods bearing college and university names respect the basic rights of workers. There are more than 100 colleges and universities affiliated with the WRC.”
For the past 20 years, Green America has played a leadership role in mobilizing people in their roles as investors to insist on corporate responsibility.
“All companies have a direct responsibility to respect human rights in their own operations. Amnesty International believes that the business community also has a wider responsibility — moral and legal — to use its influence to promote respect for human rights.”
The Advocacy and Public Policy Program implements its goals by providing information, recommending action and creating opportunities to collaborate for socially responsible investing professionals, and by conducting media and public education campaigns on issues relevant to socially responsible investing.