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  • Copyright: 2000-12-01
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 7
Forewordp. 8
Forewordp. 10
Forewordp. 12
Introduction: Working with stakeholder pressure for sustainable developmentp. 14
Driving Factors for Business-NGO Engagement
Globalisation and the new politics of sustainable developmentp. 31
Making it legit: new ways of generating corporate legitimacy in a globalising worldp. 40
Web wars: NGOs, companies and governments in an Internet-connected worldp. 49
Examples from Industry Sectors
Planting the seeds of change: business-NGO relations on tropical deforestationp. 65
Shades of green: NGO coalitions, mining companies and the pursuit of negotiating powerp. 79
A no win-win situation? GMOs, NGOs and sustainable developmentp. 96
The listening banks: the development of stakeholder relations with NGOsp. 111
Organisations' Experiences
Meeting social and environmental objectives through partnership: the experience of Unileverp. 118
Working non-'STOP' for sustainable development: case study of a Canadian environmental NGO's relationship with businesses since 1970p. 125
Bridging troubled waters: the Marine Stewardship Councilp. 135
Seeking and Managing Collaboration
Partners for sustainabilityp. 150
Culture clash and mediation: exploring the cultural dynamics of business-NGO collaborationp. 163
The art of collaboration: lessons from emerging environmental business-NGO partnerships in Asiap. 178
Complementary resources: the win-win rationale for partnership with NGOsp. 193
Thinking partners: business, NGOs and the partnership conceptp. 207
Change the rules! Business-NGO partnerships and structuration theoryp. 216
Future Directions
New frontiers: emerging NGO activities to strengthen transparency and accountability in businessp. 226
Civil regulation: a new form of democratic governance for the global economy?p. 239
Bibliographyp. 255
List of Abbreviationsp. 267
Author Biographiesp. 270
Indexp. 274
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