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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
Underground economy
Inadequate small-town business skills
Exploitation of deregulation by entrenched enterprises
Evasion of social costs by companies
Unavailability of insurance for vulnerable groups
Increase in abandoned buildings
Arrears in financial payments between government agencies
Corporate crime in the pharmaceutical industry
Direct foreign investment by transnational enterprises as a restrictive business practice
Restrictive business practices in technology transactions
Inadequate participation in the control of joint venture
Restrictive business practices of transnational corporations
Decline in employer-provided pensions
Control of national economic sectors by transnational enterprises
Terrorism targeted against business corporations
Domestic bias in the regulation of restrictive business practices
Unemployment of educated older people

Action Strategies relating to Business Enterprises

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing social audits
Sponsoring commercial research and development
Enhancing corporate environmental responsibility
Fostering small business
Adopting environmental codes of conduct for business
Developing value codes for business
Improving business information
Managing community health
Ensuring sustainable industrial development
Providing loans for micro-enterprise
Researching public sector reform
Promoting responsible fisheries

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