Transnational corporations in South Africa

second United Nations public hearings, 1989.
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ContributionsCentre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations), United Nations. Panel of Eminent Persons.
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LC ClassificationsHD2922 .T725 1990
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL1955502M
ISBN 109211043352, 9211043417
LC Control Number90183714

Africa is a continuing emerging market for many industries, from technology to transportation, and, as of recently, e-commerce.

Multinational corporations are focusing their investments into Africa in support of the development of the industries on a continent that’s full of :// Transnational corporations in South Africa.

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New York: United Nations, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations) OCLC Number: Notes: "ST/CTC/" "United Nations This book explores the history and global expansion of AB Volvo, one of the hundred largest corporations in the world, through the experiences of its workers in Sweden, Mexico, South Africa, and India.

It investigates how neo-liberalisation has transformed the company into a promoter of lean production, at the expense of the workers' :// Transnational corporations in South Africa. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations); United Nations.

Panel of Eminent Persons. ISBN:   In her book “The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa,” Nigerian-American author and journalist Dayo Olopade writes that some for-profit Western corporations South Africa’s automotive sector is critical to the country's economy and Nissan’s commitment to upgrading its Rosslyn plant, where the NP and NP bakkies are manufactured, as well as   To fill this capacity gap, Africa relies to a large extent on the investments done by the transnational corporations, mainly in the area of resource extraction.

However, this has resulted into disappointing results in the continent’s effort to alleviate poverty by making use of these :// Multinational corporations Transnational corporations in South Africa book are companies with plants or direct investments in one or more foreign Countries. There are also known as Transnational corporations.

They have their home or headquarters in one Country and owns and run subsidiaries in other Countries. It is therefore a corporation that operates in a multiplicity of :// About this book Introduction This volume offers a wide-reaching exploration of foreign direct investment and developmental impacts through case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, also examining the role of 'new players' such as Chinese, Indian and South African ://   multinational corporations in South Africa: a political-economic perspective, hereby submitted for the Magister Artium degree in Political Science at the University of the Free State, is my own, independent work and has not previously decided to change the term “multinational corporations” to “transnational corporations”.

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?sequence=1. Book November for transnational corporations while contaminating Indigenous land, undermin- been carrying out extensive research for both South Africa and for the region ://   Transnational Corporations (formerly The CTC Reporter) is a refereed journal published three times a year by UNCTAD.

In the past, the Programme on Transnational Corporations was carried out by the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (–) and by the Transnational   Since the transition to democracy in South Africa, there has been a proliferation of external codes of corporate conduct.

The Global Sullivan Principles (GSP), which were launched at the UN inhave been joined by the Global Compact of the UN, the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, the Voluntary Principles and :// Wherever possible we have excluded South Africa from the discussion, but for a general analysis of T.N.C.

activities there, see United Nations, Activities of Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa: impact on financial and social structures (New York, ), and United Nations, The Activities of Transnational Corporations in the However, as Ecuador – strongly supported by South Africa, among other countries – pointed out that the international treaties on terms of trade and investment also differentiate between transnational and domestic :// Transnational corporations in South Africa and Namibia.

New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes   NOTE: 1) The information regarding South Africa on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of South Africa Transnational Issues information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South   Extractive Industries in Africa Patrick Bond 73 Chapter 4 Petroleum Accidents in the Global South Franklin Obeng-Odoom PART II ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICTS AND TRANSNATIONAL VALUE CHAINS IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH Chapter 5 Transnational Corporations, Violence and Suffering: The Environmental, Public Health and Social Get this from a library.

Public hearings on transnational corporations in South Africa and Namibia: final report, summary of proceedings, South Africa and apartheid, a chronology. [Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations);] Get this from a library. Transnational corporations in southern Africa: update on financial activities and employment practices.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Foreign--South Africa\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema: Their survival now depends on adapting to the dramatic changes in South Africa’s post-apartheid economy rather than relying on their old strategies.

This article is based on a book – Manufacturing Apartheid: State Corporations in South Africa – written by Nancy L Clark. Published init Transnational corporations in South Africa and Namibia by United Nations. Panel of Eminent Persons.,United Nations edition, in English   Global companies in South Africa all cite numerous advantages for setting up shop in the country.

(Image: Brand South Africa) Jim Myers, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa, says that nearly 50% of the chamber’s members are Fortune companies, and that over 90% operate beyond South Africa’s borders into southern Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and across the   As the fourth volume in a series of five books bringing together the results of intensive research on the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, this book explores the relationship between transnational corporations (TNCs) and NSI across the BRICS ://   Multinational corporations have funneled foreign direct investments into South Africa due to the diverseness and rich resources that has made South Africa very desirable.

Unfortunately, there have also been many economic and political entanglements that have influenced, and in some cases, stalled the influx of foreign direct ://   between South Africa and the non-South African based Transnational Corporations.

(iii) to focus attention on the fact that the government of a future independent Namibia would inherit an economy that has been run as an enclave of Transnational Corporations with parent companies and remote control in South Africa, America, Britain, France, Canada,   responsibility (CSR) of Korean transnational corporations (TNCs) in South Africa.

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Through a case study of Mana Technologies’ CSR programme, the research aims to explore Korean TNCs’ conceptualisation of CSR and their rationale behind the engagement in CSR CORPORATIONS IN AFRICA The aim of the South African MNC Database and relevant MNC Trend Report is to broaden support for Global Union Federations (GUFs), national federations and unions to build alliances for regional and international campaigns; to support efforts of workers to transform Governance and Industrial Relations policies and Transnational Corruption and Corporations Regulating Bribery through Corporate Liability, 1st Edition The book succeeds in conveying the important message that corruption is an international scourge and that combatting it requires global strategies and strong national integrity systems.’ prior to working with Deloitte in South Africa   by Jed Greer and Kavaljit Singh Corpwatch Transnational corporations are among the world's biggest economic institutions.

A rough estimate suggests that the largest TNCs own or control at least one-quarter of the entire world's productive assets, worth about US$5 trillion.1 TNCs' total annual sales are comparable to or greater than the yearly gross domestic product (GDP) of most.

But the displacement of traditional food systems in Africa, Asia, and Latin America (“the South”) by the fatty, sugary, or salty “long-life” ultra-processed products marketed by transnational food and drink corporations, which has been increasing rapidly since the s, has the potential to undermine public health by increasing the Chapter 4 Petroleum Accidents in the Global South; Part II Environmental Conflicts and Transnational Value Chains in the Global South Chapter 5 Transnational Corporations, Violence and Suffering: The Environmental, Public Health and Social Impacts From Comparative Case   Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development.

It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint, and high potential for impact beyond the scholarly Publications - Bibliographic Index/Transnational.