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Common and Conflicting Interests in the Engagements between Conservation Organizations and Corporations.
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PMID:  22900529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
  The conservation community increasingly views the corporate sector as a positive force for conservation. Collaborations between corporations and nongovernmental conservation organizations (NGOs) seek to mitigate the negative effects of corporate activities and augment positive conservation outcomes. I reviewed the establishment of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies by corporations; the emerging focus on environmental practices and sustainability; and the history of engagement between corporations and nongovernmental organizations. I considered the ethical and reputation vulnerabilities of these collaborations, which depend especially on the financial nature of the relationship and reviewed how CSR approaches have influenced corporate practices. I concluded that whereas CSR practices can act to mitigate negative environmental impact, to date they have had limited positive effect on biodiversity conservation.
John G Robinson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1523-1739     ISO Abbreviation:  Conserv. Biol.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9882301     Medline TA:  Conserv Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2012 Society for Conservation Biology.
Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10471, U.S.A., email
Vernacular Title:
Intereses Comunes y Conflictivos en los Compromisos entre Organizaciones y Corporaciones de Conservación.
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