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We live in an information society, where the flow of information in the virtual environment is unprecedented. Web 2.0 platforms – and recently Web 3.0 platforms and the Internet of Things (IoT) – represent an important step forward in enhancing the...
Based on an evidence-focused literature review, the first part of this paper examines existing knowledge on how the time children spend using digital technology impacts their well-being across three dimensions; mental/psychological, social and...
Constitutions are the most authoritative expressions of States’ systems of governance and accountability and therefore pose potential opportunities for and threats to the advancement of gender equality. This policy brief outlines the gains and gaps...
There is broad-based agreement today that universal social protection systems are a desirable goal. For gender equality advocates, it is paramount to take advantage of this momentum to ensure that such systems benefit women by responding to their...
Population ageing is a global reality. So is the fact that, as people age, they tend to require greater care and assistance in activities related to daily living. Nevertheless, current debates about long-term care for older persons are remarkably...
In December 2015 the United Nations (UN) General Assembly accepted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The goals encompass interconnected and actionable targets that address a broad...
Transnational corporations (TNCs) today are facing rising expectations that they will engage with societal stakeholders and get involved with sustainable development, even in light of an increasingly uncertain international business environment. This...
Emerging-market multinational enterprises (EMNEs) play an increasingly important role as investors in developing economies. When certain conditions are met, their foreign investment can contribute to host-country progress towards the Sustainable...
Multinational enterprises (MNEs) can play an important role in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This article examines what we know about their participation in implementing the SDGs and their impact, both positive and...
Numerous microfinance initiatives around the world aim to alleviate poverty in developing countries. However, debate persists about their effectiveness and sustainability – a concern for transnational corporations and the international business...
This article explores the possible response types of multinational enterprise (MNE) subsidiaries in adopting the gender equality and women empowerment goal, number 5 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). MNE headquarters’...
The recent introduction of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for an understanding of how multinational enterprises (MNEs) engage with sustainable business practices and how the SDGs may be better implemented by the private sector....
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently promulgated by the United Nations General Assembly provide an opportunity to assess the potential contributions of multinational enterprises to sustainability initiatives. This article seeks to...
Interaction between transnational mining companies (mining TNCs), governments, mining industry bodies and local communities is critical to advancing several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mining TNCs may be leaders or conspicuous...
The research note analyses the geographical profile of FDI of the Russian Federation, which is characterized by the prevalence of offshore entities and conduit (transshipment) countries. It puts forward a hypothesis about the traditional motives (tax...
At a time when globalization is increasingly challenged, it is rewarding to read a book that touts the promise of globalization, in particular the benefits of foreign direct investment (FDI). While international trade takes centre stage in the...
This paper examines cross-border investments by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from member states in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). It explains this relatively under-researched topic from the perspective of SMEs’ strategic...
This paper reviews the recent developments of Indian outward foreign direct investment (OFDI), which has been expanding rapidly, against the backdrop of liberalization and openness policies that have been instituted since the 1990s. The Indian OFDI...
This edited volume by John Cantwell, the outgoing editor-in-chief of Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), presents a special compilation of articles on the eclectic paradigm. Cantwell has done an excellent job in selecting articles from...
Conceptual issues underpinning the thorny relationship between international investment law and development can be grouped into a number of key themes. At the core of one such theme are questions pertaining to substantive and procedural investment...
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