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Multinationals and Conflict – International Principles and Guidelines for Corporate Responsibility in Conflict-affected Areas (SOMO, 2014)


This paper offers an overview of the numerous international principles and guidelines that outline how businesses should operate in complex environments, with a particular focus on their usefulness to civil society organisations. The paper includes detailed summaries of 1) Principles and guidelines of multilateral institutions, 2) Sectoral  and country-specific initiatives, and 3) NGO tools for doing business in conflict-affected areas.