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Partners in Time? Business, NGOs and Sustainable Development

  title={Partners in Time? Business, NGOs and Sustainable Development},
  author={David F. Murphy and James F. Bendell},
Les organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) entretiennent des relations complexes, marquees a la fois par des conflits et des exemples de collaboration, avec les milieux d'affaires. Les AA. soulignent que ce type de relation est particulierement perceptible lorsque l'on examine les debats et les strategies en matiere de developpement durable. Les AA. comparent les strategies adoptees par les milieux d'affaires et par les ONG concernant la protection des forets tropicales, la reduction de la… Expand
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