publication . Bachelor thesis . 2016

A Global Governance Shift in Development : A study on how transnational corporation´s CSR initiative can address Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining and how that can facilitate development

Runesson, Sophie;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Karlstads universitet, Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Through globalization non-state actors including transnational corporations (TNC), have taken on a more important global governance role from the nation state, where they through their CSR initiatives, impact social issues surrounding development. There are however conflicting views whether CSR could contribute to development in the society. TNCs CSR engagement mainly concerns social issues at the workplace such as complying with labour rights. But workers right to organize and bargain collectively (FoA), which is a universally adopted labour right, is not emphasized on despite being vital for a democratic and sound labour market that ensures decent working and ...
Subjects
free text keywords: transnational corporations, freedom of association, collective bargaining, global governance, development, poverty, transnationella företag, föreningsfrihet, kollektivavtal, global styrning, utveckling, fattigdom
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