(a) Links to sites which explore ethical trading issues
Center for research
on Multinational Corporations (The Netherlands)
Clean Clothes Campaign
Holding corporations accountable
Eldis Gateway to Development Information (many links to reports)
Ethical Trading Initiative
U.K. Government report
European Commission and Corporate
Green Paper: Promoting a European Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, July 18, 2001
The paper can be downloaded from the website (pdf format)
Global Standard for Ethical Sourcing (SA8000)
Institute for Global Ethics
International Labour Organisation,
Sectoral Activities Programme: Textiles; clothing; leather; footwear
Investor Responsibility Research
National Labor Committee, U.S.
Natural Resource and Ethical Trade Programme
The Global Compact, United Nations
U. S. Department of Labor
Women Working Worldwide
|Labour Practices in the Footwear,
Leather, Textiles and Clothing Industries (ILO)
(b) Links to pages which relate to responsible conduct in research
MMU Academic Ethics Committee
Seminar (December 2004)
Ethical Considerations in Research - part of a research methodology web site at the University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
Harvard Center for Ethics - encourages teaching and research about ethical issues in public and professional life.
Office of Research Integrity - ensures the integrity of US government-funded research, and provides online resources covering recent misconduct cases and whistleblower issues.
On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research - a booklet developed in the US by the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
ORI Model Policy for Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct - a detailed manual of the allegation process. Part of the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science.
Responsible Science, Volume I: Insuring the Integrity of the Research - the 1992 National Academies report that pushed for a federal definition of research misconduct.
Science: Next Wave. On Ethics (Recent articles)
The social conscience of scientists - suggests that scientists need to accept responsibility for the human and environmental consequences of their research, and learned societies should pay more attention to the ethics of science.
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David J. Tyler
Last updated February 2005