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Devoted to research and teaching about the relationships between business, government and society. Includes links to newsletters and journals, programs and meetings, syllabi for university courses.

Multinational nonprofit organization that assists member companies in corporate responsibility, including ethical values, respect for human rights, and environmental protection.

A movement of companies committed to continually improving their impact on society by integrating social, environmental and ethical concerns into the business decision-making process and the core activities in companies.

Interfaith-based institutional investment center sponsoring shareholder resolution discussions and promoting environmentally and socially responsible practices for companies.

A value based platform with nine principles derived from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It asks companies to act on these principles in their own corporate domains. Contains case studies, current projects, and annual policy dialogue.

Presents the Bench Marks Document, described as one of the sets of social and environmental criteria and business performance indicators available.

Consulting firm specializing corporate social responsibility, corporate ethics, sustainability, governance and CSR communications.

Conference for information on building mutually beneficial business and nonprofit partnerships. History, workshop and contact information.

Provides business advice and access to both markets and capital to businesspeople in developing countries.

Education and research organization focused on the ways in which companies integrate basic social values with everyday business practices, operations and policies. Offers executive education programs, conferences, consulting and a knowledge center.

Information about UN development project partnerships with the private sector and foundations, guidelines for doing business with the UN, issues statements, fact sheets, and other materials.

A national charitable organization dedicated to advancing the role and interests of the charitable sector for the benefit of Canadian communities.

Project organized to promote the rights of street vendors. Includes FAQ.

Digest with information about businesses and their environmental plans.

Federal agency promoting the growth of businesses owned by ethnic minorities. Register on-line for assistance with capital formation, marketing and management.

An online networking community dedicated to accelerating the growth of black-owned businesses. Features a database of businesses, and networking tools.

Serves to empower Hispanic Professionals with networking and leadership opportunities and to provide information on education, careers and entrepreneurship.

A nonprofit professional association dedicated to the success of Hispanic businesses worldwide.

Organization united to promote the economic advancement of the American Latino community, with a focus on economic and political empowerment and public advocacy.

Works to advocate, promote and facilitate the success of Hispanic business

Founded for the purpose of increasing the number of Mexican Americans and other Hispanics in the technical and scientific fields.

Established in 1973 this organization promotes trade, investments and joint ventures on both sides of the US-Mexico border.

Canadian project to install and support Information Technology systems and computer networks for Inuit and First Nations communities.

Provides Native Americans and tribal governments with the tools and training necessary to increase their self-sufficiency through administrative resources.

Non-profit providing technology information to the American Indian community. Internships and job training.

A business development corporation for the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Includes product offerings and related news.

Promoting economic and cultural interests of all Native Americans. Gaming and resort index, pow wow listing, shopping mall.

First Nations consulting engineers providing construction management and planning, environmental engineering, and bridge inspections in the Kahnawake area.

International professional institute dedicated to the promotion of social, ethical and overall organizational accountability, a precondition for achieving sustainable development.

A movement of businesses committed to continually improving their positive impact on society through corporate social responsibility.