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Crisis Breeds Opportunity for Worker Safety and Global Labor Rights | 07/30/14
Claudia Coenjaerts, Charles Duhigg, Judy Gearhart, William O'Rourke Jr., Julia Taylor Kennedy
Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory workers safe? What is the role of different actors in taking responsibility for workplace conditions? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Crisis Breeds Opportunity for Worker Safety and Global Labor Rights | 07/30/14
Claudia Coenjaerts, Charles Duhigg, Judy Gearhart, William O'Rourke Jr., Julia Taylor Kennedy
Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory workers safe? What is the role of different actors in taking responsibility for workplace conditions? » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Thought Leader: Fazle Hasan Abed | 11/11/13
Fazle Hasan Abed, Devin T. Stewart
Fazle Hasan Abed is the founder of BRAC, the world's largest non-governmental development organization, measured by the number of employees and the number of people it has helped. He discusses what he sees as the greatest challenges facing us today: poverty, gender equality, and curbing consumption in order to save the planet. » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

WINNING PHOTOS: 2013 International Student Photo Contest | 11/04/13
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Carnegie Council International Student Photo Contest, on the theme of Living with Differences. » News » Press Releases

The World of Wal-Mart | 05/09/13
S. Prakash Sethi
With the deadly April 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, once again the spotlight is on multi-national companies like Wal-Mart, whose production is often out-sourced to factories with substandard conditions. As usual, there are promises of reforms, along with denials of culpability. But will the world of Wal-Mart ever change? » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Ethics Matter: Microfinance Pioneer Susan Davis | 12/06/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Microfinance started as a movement for social justice and women's equality and gave birth to an industry, says Davis. This gave rise to scale, efficiency, and large numbers of people being served--over 150 million of the world's poorest households. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

UN Population Fund Report | 11/16/11
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Now that the population has reached seven billion, most of the focus is on the numbers. In this report, however, Crossette explores individual stories around the world to shed light on such issues as aging populations, migration, and the desire of women for family planning. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ethics Matter: Microfinance Pioneer Susan Davis | 06/29/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Microfinance started as a movement for social justice and women's equality and gave birth to an industry, says Davis. This gave rise to scale, efficiency, and large numbers of people being served--over 150 million of the world's poorest households. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ethics Matter: Microfinance Pioneer Susan Davis | 06/29/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Microfinance started as a movement for social justice and women's equality and gave birth to an industry, says Davis. This gave rise to scale, efficiency, and large numbers of people being served--over 150 million of the world's poorest households. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Just Business: Susan Davis on Business Solutions to Fight Poverty | 02/07/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
"Although there is no magic bullet, social entrepreneurship unlocks everybody's ability to be a change maker and to participate in the solutions to their own problems," says Susan Davis of BRAC, the world's largest development agency and a microfinance pioneer. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Just Business: Susan Davis on Business Solutions to Fight Poverty | 02/02/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
"Although there is no magic bullet, social entrepreneurship unlocks everybody's ability to be a change maker and to participate in the solutions to their own problems," says Susan Davis of BRAC, the world's largest development agency and a microfinance pioneer. » Studio » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Suicide Terror and the Preoccupation with Occupation | 12/14/10
Erik Schechter
According to Robert Pape, suicide bombers the world over are not motivated by religion; they are all secular nationalists resisting foreign occupation. Is there really a single explanation? Erik Schechter disagrees and musters evidence to prove it. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

On Amartya Sen and "The Idea of Justice" [Full Text] | 09/28/10
Chris Brown
"The Idea of Justice" summarizes and extends many of the themes Amartya Sen has been engaged with for the last quarter century: economic versus political rights, cultural relativism and the origin of notions such as human rights, and entitlements and their relation to gender equality. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs Volume 24.3 (Fall 2010) » Review Essays

The Ethical Implications of Sea-Level Rise Due to Climate Change [Abstract] | 09/28/10
Sujatha Byravan, Sudhir Chella Rajan
Does humanity have a moral obligation toward the estimated millions of individuals who will be displaced from their homes over the course of this century primarily due to sea-level rise as the earth's climate warms? What form should these actions take? » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs Volume 24.3 (Fall 2010) » Features

The Council Salutes Muhammad Yunus, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize | 10/13/06
Muhammad Yunus and the organization he founded, Grameen Bank, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13, 2006. They pioneered microcredit loans—small loans extended to those too poor to qualify for regular bank loans—which are helping millions to help themselves. » News » Press Releases

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