Peace and the Global Compact (PACS6925)
UNIT OF STUDY
An in depth critical exploration of the context, concept and development of the Global Compact, with an examination of the theoretical underpinnings of the notion of corporate social responsibility and the role business can play and should play in pursuit of peace and justice. Human rights principles, labour rights principles and environmental principles: where do they come from and how can they be applied in different situations? The role of business in zones of conflict and enabling economies of peace is considered in light of current case studies and experience.
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3hrs online equivalent/week commencing week 7
Continuous assessment equivalent to 2000wds (60%), 1x2500wd Essay (40%),
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