Corporate Law, Codes of Conduct and Workers' Rights

Corporate Law, Codes of Conduct and Workers' Rights

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Table of Contents List of tables Acknowledgements Overview of the book Author biography Introduction Background of the Problem Purpose of the Study Theoretical framework Theory of the Firm - how does the corporation function? Nexus of Contracts Definition of Terms Background Shareholder Primacy Model Stakeholder Theory Shareholder Voice Workers' Rights Anti-sweatshop movement and Supply Chain Management "Hard law" versus "soft law" Governance The Intersection of CSR and Workers' Rights Ratcheting Labour Standards Reflexive Labour Law Self-regulation Private Regulation Current Canadian scheme Activists and targets Bibliography for Chapter One Chapter Two - Codes of Conduct Shareholder-focused governance The divergent paths of corporate law and labour law Origins of the corporation and the corporate shield Amendments to the CBCA Shareholder Primacy Model Corporations as Citizens Governance gap? Or governance gaping hole? Empirical Studies How are codes implemented? Codes - Corporation A, Corporation B, and Corporation C Corporation A Corporation B Corporation C Increasing labour standards on a worldwide level Model Code of Conduct Bibliography for Chapter Two Chapter Three - Changes to Corporate Governance Expansion of Fiduciary duties Summary of Peoples Summary of BCE The CBCA and Directors' Duties New corporate forms of organization - Benefit Corporations Fiduciary Duties What comes after Peoples and BCE? Ethical Consumption International regulation Actual Impact on the Ground Codes of conduct versus IFAs Greenwashing, or failure to have actions that back up claims Globalization and self-regulation Being co-opted/selling out Bibliography for Chapter Three Chapter Four - Changes to Standard Union Contracts The Importance of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining UNGC Codes versus Certifications The purpose of shareholder proposals Making the Corporation "Moral" Activism Consumer autonomy The corporation and developing countries Certification schemes FSC Other Monitoring Agencies besides WRC and FLA Companies that sell sweatshop-free apparel Criticism of CSR Bibliography for Chapter Four Chapter Five - Concluding Chapter My model Code of Conduct Fiduciary duties Shareholder proposals Transnational Governance The corporation and developing countries Governance Corporations as Citizens The Future for Workers' Rights Bibliography for Chapter Five Index
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Corporate Social Responsiveness;Environmental Studies Area;transnational regulation;Unanimous Shareholder Agreement;corporations;Maquila Solidarity Network;soft law;Shareholder Proposals;hard law;Shareholder Primacy Model;fiduciary duties;Ontario Labour Relations Board;benefit corporations;Fire Exits;Corporate Social Responsibility CSR;Canada Business Corporations Act;Model code of conduct;ILO Convention;workers rights;Fiduciary Duties;employees;Business Case;shareholder democracy;Ratcheting Labour Standards;working conditions;Peoples Department Stores;trade unions;External Monitoring Agencies;organizational justice;Independent External Monitoring;International Labour Organization Conventions;Monitoring Agency;legislation;CR Program;codes of conduct;Conflict Minerals;labor laws;Kimberley Process;domestic regulation;Stakeholder Theory;worker's right;Gig Economy;corporate law;WRC;BC;Responsible Jewellery Council