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World of Work: The Magazine of the ILO

The Bureau of Public Information of the International Labour Organization now provides full text (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) of this magazine at the ILO web site. The present issue contains articles about the global unemployment crisis, child labor, the textile, footwear, and clothing industries, and work stress, among others. World of Work is a quarterly magazine that does not necessarily...
Global Compact

The Global Compact is a joint project of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The site outlines the nine principles drafted at the World Economic Forum on January 31, 1999 to serve as guidelines for world businesses. The principles address three basic areas of concern: human rights,...
Global Compact (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on February 24, 2000)

As more and more businesses grow socially conscious, there has been an interest in adapting business practices to align with certain desired goals. The United Nations Global Compact dovetails quite nicely with this trend, and it is a "strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of...