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close this bookPartners in Time? Business, NGOs and Sustainable Development (UNRISD, 1999, 85 p.)
close this folderPart 2: Toward civil regulation
close this folderThe Case for Civil Regulation
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View the documentThe Corporate Rationale for Civil Regulation
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The fact that partnerships between businesses and NGOs are increasing rapidly is evidence in itself that there are strong commercial and campaigning reasons for civil regulation. In the following section we describe some of the benefits and some of the problems for participating businesses and NGOs in both the North and South.