Fair Trade, Corporate Accountability and Beyond

Fair Trade, Corporate Accountability and Beyond

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This collection brings together the research and reflections of a diverse international mix of academics, activists and practitioners in the fields of fair trade and corporate accountability, representing perspectives from both the industrialized and developing worlds. Contributors provide detailed case studies of a range of social justice governance initiatives, documenting the evolution of established strategies of advocacy and social mobilization, and evaluating the strengths and limitations of voluntary initiatives compared with legally enforceable instruments.For example, theFLOa#39;s decisionto certify NestlAca#39;sPartnera#39;s Blend coffee as fair trade waswidely condemned by ... Itiswidely accepted that organizational legitimacyis a socially constructed phenomenon. ... Inconventional businesses, legitimacy typically rests on fulfilling legal andfiduciary responsibilities tomaximize valueanbsp;...

Title:Fair Trade, Corporate Accountability and Beyond
Author:Ms Shelley Marshall, Dr Kate Macdonald
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-02-28


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