Essays about: "TNCs."

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  1. 1. The impact of Transnational Corporations through their activities across Global Value Chains: New Evidence for Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Nidia Viveros; [2019]
    Keywords : Transnational Corporations; Global Value Chains; Developing Countries; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the economic impact of Transnational Corporations through their activities across Global Value Chains (GVCs), using Mexico as baseline country. By exploiting the UNCTAD-Eora Global Value Chain database, we conduct an exploratory research methodology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transnational Corporations and Human Rights : Assessing the position of TNCs within international human rights law, and the appropriateness of an international treaty on business and human rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Söderlund; [2018]
    Keywords : Human rights; corporation; corporations; transnational corporation; transnational corporations; business; businesses; TNC; TNCs; treaty law; draft treaty; intergovernmental woking group; United Nations; Bhopal; Rana Plaza; international law; Ruggie; John Ruggie; Ruggie pricniples; pillar; labour; labour law; labour rights; CSR; Corporate social responsibility; guiding principles; UN global compact; global compact; ILO; jus cogens; customary law; OECD; ICCPR; ICESCR; state-centrism; Bilateral investment treaty; ILC; WTO; World trade organization; International law commission; legal personality; företag; mänskliga rättigheter; traktat; traktaträtt; juridisk person; folkrätt; internationell rätt; FN; Förenta Nationerna; Ruggie; Jhon Ruggie; Arbetsrätt; Globala målen; företagspolicy; Amnesty International; Human Rights Watch;

    Abstract : Transnational corporations are playing an important role in the global economy of today. Many of these corporations have great economic resources and have the possibility of contributing to the development of societies in developing states. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growing technology and innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa through Business Innovation Centres: Case study of Ghana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Blaise Bayuo; [2017]
    Keywords : Innovation; technology incubators; Sub-Saharan Africa; startups; innovation systems.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Bridging the technological innovation gap in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is a concern to governments and development partners. Investments in programmes that will facilitate the diffusion of technology into the public and private sectors have been pursued over the past two decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate Crimes : Climate change and deforestation: a case-study of state-corporate crime in Peru

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Margherita Capriola; [2017]
    Keywords : Peru; Amazon; climate change; environmental crime; state-corporate crime; palm oil industry; indigenous peoples;

    Abstract : During the last decades, climate change studies have been focusing more intensely on its anthopocenic essence, as the consequence of production and consumption patterns that require the intensive exploitation of the environment. In line with this school of thought, and new generations of studies on environmental crime, this work aims to present the environmentally and climate-related issues arising from land degradation in the Peruvian Amazon; focusing on those casual mechanisms developed from the collusion between Peruvian-economic policies and new private actors such as transnational corporations (TNCs). READ MORE

  5. 5. UberPOP and EU Internal Market Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Felix Johnson; [2016]
    Keywords : EU law; Internal Market law; Sharing economy; Online platforms; Uber; UberPOP; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : To share belongings between friends is a common phenomenon. However, sharing as a business trend or even an economic system, in which unfamiliar individuals share assets and skills via online platforms, usually for a fee, is a newer phenomenon. The economic system is generally called “the sharing economy” or “collaborative consumption”. READ MORE