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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Organizations relating to Business Enterprises

EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1956
European Association for the Streamlining of Energy Exchange-gas / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2002
Institute for German and European Business, Competition and Regulatory Law / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1986
International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility / Nottingham, UK / Est. 2002
Caribbean Business Enterprise Initiative / Christ Church, Barbados / Est. 2001
Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 1988
Asociación Interamericana de Empresas de Telecomunicaciones / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1982
Soroptimist International of the Americas / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1921
Electronic Business Group / Paris, France / Est. 1998
BUSINESSEUROPE / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
International Family Enterprise Research Academy / Springfield IL, USA / Est. 2001
European Business History Association / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1994
ISG International School of Business / Paris, France / Est. 1967
Gulf Investment Corporation / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1983
Caribbean Herbal Business Association / Port of Spain, Trinidad-Tobago
European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
CDC Group / London, UK / Est. 1948
International Pipe Line and Offshore Contractors Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Alpha Beta Gamma International - International Business Honor Society for Two Year Technical Colleges / Est. 1970
African Business Roundtable / Abuja, Nigeria / Est. 1990
Youth Business International / London, UK / Est. 1999
European Club of Companies / Roubaix, France
Association of Diving Contractors International / Houston TX, USA / Est. 1968
Arab Petroleum Services Company / Tripoli, Libyan AJ / Est. 1975
Arab Well Logging Company / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1983

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World Problems relating to Business Enterprises

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Corporate control of genetic material
Unbridled economic competition
Disappearance of common land
Deficient business leadership
Restrictive business practices in relation to patents and trademarks
Trade barriers against developing countries
Unethical commercial practices
Discrimination against foreign companies
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Discrimination against women executives
Unemployment of educated older people
Lack of credit facilities for small and medium enterprises
Restrictions on private economic expansion
Excessive salaries of corporate executives
Restrictive business practices
Business bribery
Single-use urban areas
Discouraging conditions for small business
Nationalization of domestic enterprises
Absentee ownership
Inefficiency of state-controlled enterprises
Business bankruptcy
Underpayment for work
Industrial espionage

Action Strategies relating to Business Enterprises

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Transferring environmentally sound management industrial practice through joint ventures
Forging distinctive community identity
Regulating industrial environmental performance
Monitoring companies
Monitoring business activity
Scrutinizing practices of transnational corporations
Developing codes of conduct for international business
Cooperating for sustainable development
Strengthening ties between manufacturers
Ensuring corporate social responsibility
Clarifying rules of governance
Practicing corporate environmental self-assessment
Providing checks on societal decision-making
Forming public - private partnerships
Adopting environmental codes of conduct for business
Enhancing corporate environmental responsibility
Initiating common land use
Sponsoring commercial research and development
Increasing small farmers enterprise and income
Ensuring sustainable industrial development
Developing eco-tourism business strategies for biodiversity conservation
Creating environmental education partnerships with industry
Developing electronic commerce
Creating business accountability

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