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What Do Corporations Have to Do with Fair Trade?
Corporations are meeting fair trade standards at a minimum to promote themselves as socially responsible companies. However, they do not help small producers and their communities as they promised.
China's Automotive Modernization and Strategic Industrial Policy
The fast modernization of China’s automotive industry was made possible by a strategic industrial policy of the Chinese government. It pushed foreign automakers to transfer large amounts of capital and technology to China, ...
How Do Small Companies Attract the Attention of Their Corporate Parents?
Subsidiaries that are remote from their corporate headquarters need to take on initiatives and build their profile in order to attract positive attention from their parent companies.
Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
Research and Development of Drugs for Developing Countries Faces Many Barriers
R&D for neglected diseases faces a number of barriers. In order to expand R&D, all of the actors – governments, companies, and NGOs, among others – need to work together on solutions. The limitations of the prize fund model ...
Clinical Trials Are Heavily Influenced by Drug Companies
Despite its stated interest in openness and transparency, Health Canada continues to deny the public access to information about clinical trials. It is also moving at a snail’s pace in developing a policy on clinical trials ...
How Can You Attract Angel Investors to Your Business?
Today, business angels use a shortcut method to cut down the new business ventures eligible for funding. Entrepreneurs should consider how these decisions are made when they seek financing.
Drug Safety Is Influenced More by Business Interests Rather Than Public Health
The safety of pharmaceutical drugs in Canada is a concern. While Health Canada is given the power to measure safety and approve drugs, the process has its limits. There is a growing trend towards practicing “risk management” ...
Untrustworthy People Grab Our Attention - Whether We Want Them to or Not
Our automatic attention to injustices and untrustworthy people has the potential to distract us from more relevant concerns. It can make us overly cautious and wary of risk-taking. It can even cause errors in decision-making. ...