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close this bookBusiness Responsibility for Sustainable Development (UNRISD, 2000, 62 p.)
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Acronyms

BCSD

Business Council for Sustainable Development

BP

British Petroleum

BUSCO

Business Association for the World Social Summit

CBS

Copenhagen Business School

CEPAA

Council on Economic Priorities Accreditation Agency

CERES

Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies

CIIR

Catholic Institute for International Relations

EMAS

Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

EMS

environmental management system

EU

European Union

EUROBAN

European Banana Network

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FASE

Federação de Orgãos para Assistência Social e Educacional

FSC

Forest Stewardship Council

GDP

gross domestic product

GSDF

Global Sustainable Development Facility

IBASE

Instituto Brazileiro de Análises Sociais e Econômicas

ICC

International Chamber of Commerce

ICFTU

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

IFAT

International Federation for Alternative Trade

IFBWW

International Federation of Building and Wood Workers

IIED

International Institute for Environment and Development

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IR2

International Relations/Industrial Relations

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IUF

International Union of Food and Agricultural Workers

MSC

Marine Stewardship Council

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NEF

New Economics Foundation

NGO

non-governmental organization

OIT

Organisation Internationale du Travail/Organización Internacional de Trabajo

ONG

organisation non gouvernementale/organización no gubernamental

ONU

Organisation des Nations Unies

SGS

Société Générale de Surveillance

SITRAP

Sindicato de Trabajadores de Plantaciones Agrícolas

TNC

transnational corporation

ToBI

Taskforce on Business and Industry

TRAC

Transnational Resource and Action Center

UNA

Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica)

UNCED

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTC

United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNHCR

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNRISD

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

VI

voluntary initiative

WBCSD

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

WCED

World Commission on Environment and Development

WHO

World Health Organization

WICE

World Industry Council for the Environment

WRI

World Resources Institute

WWF

World Wide Fund for Nature