A convenient source of principal sample codes and instruments Canadian firms and organizations must understand to remain competitive
TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - International Standards: Annotated Corporate Social Responsibility Codes by Canadian lawyer Kenning Marchant has been released by Carswell, a Thomson Reuters business.
International Standards contains 99 leading CSR standards from 51 organizations in 2 volumes.
This unique compendium covers stakeholder engagement, human rights, labor, environment, consumers, bribery and corruption, whistleblowing, corporate governance and disclosure and reporting.
International Standards also has an indexed breakdown of standards for 15 industry sectors.
"Users can quickly discover authoritative, applicable codes by CSR topic and key sub-topics," Marchant said.
"Professional advisers can craft strategies for clients and their stakeholders, based on unique frameworks of rights and responsibilities, business imperatives, international standards and influential best practices."
International Standards is in loose-leaf format and will be updated biannually.
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Kenning Marchant is a Canadian lawyer, also admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He has advised business, governments, international organizations, NGOs and indigenous organizations on a wide range of policy issues. A former member of Canada's diplomatic corps, he earned his LL.B., LL.M. and D.Jur./Ph.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, following a B.A. in economics from McGill University, and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association and International Bar Association.
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SOURCE: The Marchant Practice
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