The Centre for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
“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.”

National Whistleblowers Center
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.

Progressive Business Leaders Network
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.”

Workers Rights Consortium
“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.”