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Boards that work : a new guide for directors. /

by Kiel, Geoffrey | Nicholson, Gavin.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. McGraw-Hill 2003Description: xiii, 380p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Corporate citizenship and the role of government : the public policy case. /

by Zappal , Gianni.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of the Parliamentary Library 2003Description: HTML.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aph.gov.au/Library/Pubs/rp/2003-04/04RP04.htm' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:31:57 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Corporate governance and sustainability : challenges for theory and practice. /

by Benn, Suzanne (ed.) | Dunphy, Dexter (ed.).

Publisher: New York, NY Routledge 2007Description: xvii, 259 p.Notes: Part I. Introduction : Governance and sustainability challenges. 1. New forms of governance: changing relationships between corporates, government and community / Suzanne Benn and Dexter Dunphy -- 2. Understanding corporate sustainability : recognizing the impact of different governance systems / Sally Russell, Nardia Haigh and Andrew Griffiths -- Part II. Limitations of existing models of corporate governance. 3. Why corporate governance rankings do not predict future value: evidence from Toronto Stock Exchange Listings 2002-5 / David Wheeler and Rachel Davies -- 4. Synthesizing governance themes from political and management theory / Suzanne Benn, Dexter Dunphy and Andrew Griffiths -- 5. Towards a model governance for sustainability : networks, shared values and new knowledge / Andrew Martin, Suzanne Benn, and Dexter Dunphy -- 6. Financing environmental sustainability : a new role for the law / Benjamin J. Richardson -- Part III. Redesigning governance for sustainability: network, shared values and new knowledge / 7. Sustainability in paradigms and practices at board-level in Anglo American pic / Tudor J. Maxwell -- 8. Codes of conduct as a tool for sustainable governance in MNCs / Krista Bondy, Dirk Matten and Jeremy Moon -- 9. The case of governance for sustainability at IAG / Suzanne Benn, Louise Wilson and Soochen Low -- 10. The civil regulation of corporations : towards stakeholder democracy / Jem Bendell and Aarti Sharma -- 11. The materiality of sustainability : corporate social and environmental responsibility as instruments of strategic change? / Thomas Clarke.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Corporate responsibility and triple bottom line reporting : submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: 11 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2005 Includes bibliographical references (p. 11)Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Corporate responsibility practices in the area of employment and industrial relations /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008Description: 46 p.Online Access: OECD iLibrary (Read only) Summary: This paper seeks to identify how companies manage labour issues in light of the principles and standards for responsible business conduct as promoted by the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, in particular its Chapter IV “Employment and Industrial Relations”. The analysis covers a range of labour issues: equal opportunities, health and safety, job security and training, trade unions and other internationally recognised labour standards such as child labour, forced labour and freedom of association within owned operations and the supply chain. This paper also includes allegations by civil society stakeholders of breaches of internationally recognised core labour standards, both in the company and the supply chain, and international standards on working hours and health and safety to assess how companies are managing labour issues globally.Availability: (1)

Directors at work : a practical guide for boards /

by Kiel, Geoffrey | Nicholson, Gavin | Tunny, Jennifer | Beck, Jaes.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Thomson Reuters 2012Description: xviii, 818 p.: ill.Summary: Directors at Work: A Practical Guide for Boards is designed to be a practical tool for directors and boards wishing to implement leading practice corporate governance in their organisations. The book discusses contemporary issues in corporate governance, ways in which boards, directors and their advisers can be effective, and ways to improve their governance processes and procedures. The book also discusses an area that was only touched on briefly in the previous book, but is at the heart of effective decision making by boards: board behavioural dynamics, which deals with the types of behaviours that either support or destroy good governance - Publisher websiteAvailability: No items available Checked out (1).

Doing business responsibly : perceptions of ethical practice and governance of Australasia's top 100 companies

by Holm, Sonya | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2002Description: 31 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2002 Summary: In 2002 the Brotherhood of St Laurence was invited to participate as a research group investigating the category of Ethics and Corporate Governance for the Good Reputation Index which ranks the top 100 corporations operating in Australia. The overall GRI results were published in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald in October 2002. Doing business responsibly is the report of the Brotherhood of St Laurence research.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Draft OECD principles of corporate governance : submission to the Steering Committee /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2004Description: 5p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2004Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Ethical solutions : the essential guide to implementing an ethics program in your community group. /

by Our Community.

Publisher: North Melbourne, Vic. Our Community 2003Description: 57 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ethical threads : corporate social responsibility in the Australian garment industry

by Diviney, Emer | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2007Description: 16 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 16)Summary: This research is the first comprehensive investigation of the Australian garment sector s attitude to, and knowledge of, corporate responsibility in relation to labour rights. The report documents both the opportunities and the challenges facing the sector in demonstrating responsible and sustainable business practice. The study also documents Australian garment companies awareness of working conditions, laws, regulations and voluntary mechanisms and includes industry recommendations for improving both compliance and socially responsible practice.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Ethics and corporate governance. /

by Francis, R.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2000Description: xv, 232 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.unswpress.com.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Guide to the OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises' complaint procedure : lessons from past NGO complaints. /

by Freeman, Colleen | Heydenreich, Cornelia | Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006Description: 46 p.; ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "This guide will be updated periodically as new information and experiences are learned....Please check OECD Watch website to confirm you are reading the most recent version and for further updates at: http://www.oecdwatch.org"; Serena Lillywhite worked in the Brotherhood of St Laurence's Research and Policy Centre at the time of collaborating in this paper.Summary: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development?s (OECD) "Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises" (Guidelines) embody what OECD governments have agreed are the basic components of responsible corporate conduct. They cover a range of issues such as labour and human rights, bribery and corruption, environment and information disclosure. Though voluntary for companies, governments that have endorsed the Guidelines are essentially conveying that they expect multinational companies to follow these principles and standards of good conduct in their operations worldwide. In 2000, as part of the most recent revision of the Guidelines, a new complaint procedure was agreed upon that allows non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to submit complaints concerning alleged breaches of the Guidelines to a government's National Contact Point (NCP)Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

National garment industry sustainability roundtable : summary report /

by St James Ethics Centre.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. St James Ethics Centre 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 29th of January 2010 "Held at Investment Centre Victoria Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, Melbourne." "Discussions about Travelling textiles: a sustainability roadmap of natural fibre garments report and garment product roadmap produced by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the broader sustainability impacts in this industry."Summary: On Friday 29 January 2010 in Melbourne 32 stakeholders across the garment industry representing business, industry, government and NGOs gathered to discuss the findings and recommendations stemming from the Travelling textiles: a sustainability roadmap of natural fibre garments report and garment product roadmap produced by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the broader sustainability impacts in this industry.Availability: (1)

Nonprofit boards that work : the end of one-size-fits-all governance. /

by Robinson, Maureen K.

Publisher: New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 2000Description: xii, 163p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises : Australian National Contact Point report card. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: 12 p.Notes: May 2004 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

OECD watch : OECD consultation Paris : briefing notes for 20 June 2006. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Pennartz, Peter.

Publisher: Amersfoort, Netherlands OECD Watch 2006Description: 6 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: June 2006Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

OECD watch : OECD roundtable : proactive promotion. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Pennartz, Peter.

Publisher: Amersfoort, Netherlands OECD Watch 2006Description: 6 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: June 2006Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

OECD Watch submission to the OECD Investment Committee : effective application of the OECD Guidelines to the Financial Sector. /

by Lillywhite, Serena | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | Oldenziel, Joris.

Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands OECD Watch 2009Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

On board leadership : selected writings from the creator of the world's most provocative and systematic governance model. / John Carver

by Carver, John.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass 2002Description: xlvi, 665 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: No items available Checked out (1).

Partnerships, community and local governance: international perspectives and Australian experiences: symposium papers /

by University of Melbourne. The Centre for Public Policy | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2003Description: 1 folder.Notes: Symposium held at the Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, 12pm to 6pm, Friday September 19th 2003. Contents: 1. Introduction and welcome / Professor Mark Considine -- 2. Limits to local governance: lessons from the UK / Professor Mike Geddes -- 3. Partnerships and local governance: some lessons from European innovations -- Discussant: Dr David Adams -- 4. Enhancing diversity: managing partnerships with the State / Professor Paul Smyth and Dr Tim Reddel -- 5. Partnerships with government: the Brotherhood of St Laurence experience / Sandra Hills -- Discussant: Claire McArdle -- 6. Empowering communities for partnership / Vicki Evans -- Discussant: Dr Jenny Lewis -- 7. Panel discussion: where to from here?: opportunities and risks / Professor Mark Considine, Professor Mike Geddes, Professor Paul Smyth and Dr Jenny LewisAvailability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

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