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Global Standards has compiled a list of relevant books that we hope you will find useful for further reading and research on labor issues in the global economy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development and related topics. 

New and Noteworthy

Setting Global Standards
Guidelines for Creating Codes of Conduct in Multinational Corporations
by S. Prakash Sethi



Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights:
Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy
by Rhys Owen Jenkins (Editor), et al



Globalization and Its Discontents
by Joseph E. Stiglitz



Common Interest, Common Good:
Creating Value Through Business and Social Sector Partnerships
by Shirley Sagawa, Eli Segal, Rosabeth Moss Kanter




Ethical Corporation Magazine (UK)
12 issues per year 



Business Ethics : Corporate Social Responsibility Report
6 issues per year 















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Further Readings

The Civil Corporation: The New Economy of Corporate Citizenship
by Simon Zadek

Can We Put an End to Sweatshops? : A New Democracy Forum on Raising Global Labor Standards
by Archon Fung (Author), Joshua Cohen, Joel Rogers (Editor) 

Labor Standards in the Global Trading System
by Peter Morici, Evan Schulz

Corporate Citizenship: Successful Strategies for Responsible Companies
by Malcolm McIntosh, Deborah Leipziger, Keith Jones, Gill Coleman, Malcolm McAntosh

Building Corporate Accountability: The Emerging Practice of Social & Ethical Accounting, Auditing & Reporting
by Simon Zadek (Editor), Peter Mark Pruzan (Editor), Richard Evans (Editor), New Economics Foundation

China's Workers Under Assault: The Exploitation of Labor in a Globalizing Economy
by Anita Chan 

Sweatshop Warriors : Immigrant Women Workers Take On the Global Factory
by Miriam Ching Yoon Louie 

The Sweatshop Quandary: Corporate Responsibility on the Global Frontier
by Pamela Varley (Editor), Carolyn Mathiasen (Editor), Meg Voorhes (Editor), Investor Responsibility Research Center 

Students Against Sweatshops: The Making of a Movement
by Liza Featherstone, United Students Against Sweatshops (Editor), United Students Against Sweatshops

The SRI Advantage: Why Socially Responsible Investing Has Outperformed Financially
by Peter Camejo (Editor), Ralph Nader, Robert A. G. Monks (Introduction), Andrew T. Williams (Contributor), Stephen Viederman (Contributor) 

Cannibals With Forks: The Triple Bottom Line of 21st Century Business (Conscientious Commerce)
by John Elkington

Beyond Growth : The Economics of Sustainable Development
by Herman E. Daly

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by William McDonough (Author), Michael Braungart (Author)

Natural Capitalism
by Amory Hu Paul/Lovins Hawken

The Business of Sustainable Forestry: Strategies for an Industry in Transition
by Michael B. Jenkins (Preface), Emily T. Smith (Preface) 








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