Business and Peacebuilding: Seven Ways to Maximize Positive Impact
Business and Peacebuilding: Seven Ways to Maximize Positive Impact; ISBN: 978-82-7288-872-4
48 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2018
Date Written: May 16, 2018
What are the conditions under which businesses can move beyond ‘doing no harm’ in the fragile and conflict-affected societies where they work to deliver more tangible positive peace dividends? Designed for businesses, practitioners, scholars and others who are interested and engaged in corporate impact in such areas, this report provides an overview of the main lessons from a four-year study of corporate peacebuilding initiatives across a range of contexts. Its main findings are formulated as seven key questions which can help evaluate risks and improve impact.
Keywords: business ethics, conflict and peace, peacebuilding, international business, corporate social responsibility (CSR), developing countries, peace, peace through commerce, sustainable development
JEL Classification: O30, O32, O33, O34, O35, O38, F51, F54, L31, L32, L38, D74
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